Aeroflot introduces no-mask zone in planes during flight

Aeroflot will allocate special seating for passengers who refuse to wear face masks on flights. The changes came after the airline warned that it would deny boarding to maskless passengers as part of its tighter coronavirus control measures. “Dedicated seats are provided for passengers who refuse to use masks after the doors are closed,” Interfax…

ALERT British Airways to axe 15 long-haul routes

British Airways has cancelled services to more than 15 long-haul destinations next year. Routes to cities in North America such as Pittsburgh, Calgary and Charleston have gone, alongside flights to Seoul, Kuala Lumpur and Osaka. The Seychelles, a popular winter holiday destination, has also been removed. Muscat, Jeddah and Abu Dhabi routes are axed, and…

VIDEO Delta transports its first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines on passenger flights

Delta said it has transported two shipments of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Detroit to Atlanta and San Francisco on scheduled passenger flights. The Atlanta-based airline said the vaccines were transported on Tuesday with the highest priority and monitored by the company’s “Vaccine Watch Tower”. Delta is certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to…