Officials in the United States have confirmed passengers originating from countries at risk of Ebola will be forced to fly to airports with screen procedures for the virus in place. This is the first time the United States has placed any restrictions on travel in relation to the disease, and comes after days of mounting…
Korean Air, the flag carrier of South Korea, has announced a new codeshare agreement with LAN Peru, offering travellers a convenient connection to Lima and linking Lima with more destinations worldwide. The two airlines have obtained regulatory approval to codeshare on Seoul-Los Angeles-Lima route, updating an original 2005 codeshare agreement of Seoul-Los Angeles-Santiago.
Qatar Airways’ first A350 XWB in full airline livery has successfully completed its maiden flight over the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France. The airline, which is the global launch customer for the Airbus A350, is scheduled to take delivery of its first A350-900 before the end of the year.
ALERT Editor's note: @NBCNewYork is reporting that a Newark, NJ, hospital has isolated a sick passenger who landed at Newark Airport. While not commenting on the location, the CDC issued a statement confirming a passenger was identified during the screening process for individuals arriving in the United States from West Africa. – Jillian
ALERT Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., on administrations change to Ebola screening protocol: 'I continue to believe more comprehensive travel restrictions can be used to keep Ebola from spreading and allow us to train all of our resources on treating the sick and containing this disease in the affected countries' – statement