Qatar Airways to offer 100,000 economy class tickets to healthcare professionals

To thank all of the frontline healthcare professionals across the globe, Qatar Airways is offering 100,000 complimentary tickets on Qatar Airways flights. Up to two complimentary return Economy Class tickets for the healthcare professional and a companion within Qatar Airways network. Eligibility conditions This promotional offer is strictly available to medical frontline professionals only. Eligible…

Heathrow to test temperature screening technology with camera detection systems

London’s Heathrow Airport is getting ready to trial technologies and processes that reduce risk of coronavirus transmission. The first of these trials will be a temperature screening technology which uses camera detection systems capable of monitoring the temperatures of people moving through the airport. These passenger-facing trials will first be conducted in the airport’s immigration…

Lufthansa Group to reactivate 80 aircraft from June

Lufthansa Group airlines to take off again with 160 aircraft from June with 106 destinations. Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and Europe than in the past few weeks. A total of 80 aircraft will be reactivated with the “June timetable”. This…

How Iranian Airline Mahan Air helped spread Covid-19

An investigation by BBC News Arabic has analysed flight tracking data and open source footage which shows how Iran’s largest airline – Mahan Air – continued to fly while government flight bans were in place, and contributed to the spread of Covid-19 in the Middle East. Mahan Air ran hundreds of flights to and from…