Delta’s last MD-88 flight: Farewell to a Mad Dog

Washington to Atlanta (CNN) — In normal times, special flights like Delta Air Lines’ retirement of the last McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series aircraft flying scheduled passenger service in North America are cause for celebration. With national crises raging, these are anything but normal times. Yet against this tragic backdrop, the final flight on Tuesday was…

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Safety is now the sexiest word in travel

(CNN) — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts collaborating with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Montage International teaming with primary care provider One Medical. For French hospitality company Accor, the partner is insurance firm AXA, and with Hilton, it’s Lysol. And then there’s the new safety stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The list…

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Can this airplane seat keep you safe from Covid-19?

(CNN) — As conversations continue about if, when and how it’s safe to be flying, airplane seat designers continue to sketch out concepts for what the future of aviation might look like.The latest off the drawing board is Interspace Lite, presented by Luke Miles, founder of transportation technology company Universal Movement.Back in December 2019, Miles…

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Is it safe to fly? Here’s what scientists say

Editor’s Note — The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation.(CNN) — We don’t know about you, but we’re ready to travel. And…

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