Episode 37: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 37: Russia’s Rossiya ensures the 744 will live on for several more years; Ever dreamed of owning a stocked Qantas 747 bar cart? Don’t bother – all 1000+ units are sold out

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 37: Russia’s Rossiya ensures the 744 will live on for several more years; Ever dreamed of owning a stocked Qantas 747 bar cart? Don’t bother – all 1000+ units are sold out

Episode 37

In this episode:

Airlines

  • Russia’s Rossiya ensures the 744 will live on for several more years
  • Ever dreamed of owning a stocked Qantas 747 bar cart? Don’t bother – all 1000+ units are sold out
  • Qatar Airways celebrates 100 aircraft outfitted with broadband wi-fi with a free giveaway

Aircraft

  • Boeing licenses its in-flight sanitizing UV light wand for production
  • The last A380 rolls out of the final assembly line at Toulouse
  • Airbus reveals its future zero emissions passenger aircraft designs
  • EASA expects the 737 Max to be recertified in November 2020
  • Boeing establishes two new Asia-based 737 freighter conversion lines

Airports

  • Air France to create history at Berlin Tegel (TXL)
  • Is COVID testing going to the dogs?  At Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) it is – with great results
  • New rapid saliva-based COVID testing coming to European airports imminently
  • New York-Newark (EWR) goes electric with its inter-terminal shuttles
    • and Kerwin loses it 😉

 

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