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Flying During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s been a whirlwind of a year for the entire globe. We’re still learning to navigate a pandemic on the fly while trying to find our way back to normalcy. While 2020 was, the future of airlines in 2021 is still up in the air. Deciding whether flying during the COVID-19 pandemic is prudent can be a difficult choice. Read More »

Future of Airlines in 2021

It’s easy to imagine the negative financial impacts the COVID-19 pandemic had on the airline industry. With travel restrictions and all-out bans littering the spring, summer, and fall, the airline industry suffered a massive decline in travelers and, consequently, revenue. According to a report supervised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the industry in a whole saw a drop in revenue of half-a-trillion dollars (from $838 billion in 2019 down to $328 billion). Even while cutting costs by 45%, the industry and the airlines are seeing historic losses. Read More »

Give the Gift of Airfare

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. While holiday travel is down and you should ask yourself whether or not to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, eventually the world will bounce back and the bustling travel will be the norm. Whether it’s finally escaping the confines of quarantine or catching up on business, expect air travel to bounce back in a big way. Relieving someone’s financial stress in the future could be a great idea. If you’re struggling to find the present this holiday season, maybe it’s time to give the gift of airfare. 

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Airlines Packing Flights During COVID-19 Pandemic

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If you can help it, stay home and stay safe. These are the practical guidelines set out by the United States government for the entirety of the coronavirus craze. Some have been able to comply, as there has been a steep increase in the amount of work from home mandates by companies. Others, however, have found it necessary to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Is it Safe to Fly for Thanksgiving During COVID-19?

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The coronavirus has halted many activities and events in 2020. Although many have made their peace with not fulfilling certain plans, celebrating the holidays with loved ones may be tougher to give up for others. As we dive into the holiday season, many people are wondering, “is it safe to fly for Thanksgiving during COVID-19?” Holiday travel can be nervewracking during this time, but there are certain precautions you can take and plenty that are being implemented in airports to make travel during the COVID-19 pandemic as safe as possible. You can also learn more about plane sanitation from our airline dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale.

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Is the COVID-19 Risk on Airplanes Really That Low?

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In an attempt to increase flying during the pandemic, airlines are promoting various studies that imply the risk of contracting COVID-19 on an airplane is low. Many healthcare professionals are supporting the idea that risk is low, sharing that the air filtration in airplanes reduces the risk of infection. Our airline dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale also provides more information about the risks of traveling during coronavirus.

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How Airplanes Are Cleaned Today

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The new standard for flying during the coronavirus pandemic is cleanliness. Before you get on your flight, it’s important you ask yourself about the sanitation of the plane. COVID-19 has truly changed the way passengers travel. But with the rise in COVID-19 cases, airlines like American, United, and Delta are taking the necessary precautions and extra measures needed to prevent further spread of the disease. Before you decide to travel via airplane, make sure you understand how clean airplanes are during COVID-19. Learn more about plane sanitation from our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale. Read More »

How to Learn How to Fly

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Take control of your life and learn how to fly with the help of our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale. From flying a plane for personal use or kickstarting a career as a pilot, the first step is becoming educated. Initiating your career begins with practice and patience. All good pilots put their hard work and time into their training, and now they are in-flight. Just remember it doesn’t happen over a red-eye flight – building your career and learning how to fly occurs over long periods of time. But don’t worry, training is taking flight soon. Read More »

Wear a Face Mask on the Plane or Don’t Fly

woman wearing face mask at the airportAs the world begins to figure out what life will be like amidst the coronavirus pandemic, airlines are becoming more stringent about their rules and regulations regarding face masks on a flight. Airlines are cracking down on passengers who are refusing to wear a face mask on their flights. Wear your mask or risk a potential change in travel plans. Learn more about what happens if you refuse to wear a face mask on your flight from the experts at our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale. Read More »

How Much Hand Sanitizer Can You Bring On A Plane?

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Your hands are full with your baggage as you’re rushing through the airport. Then suddenly, as you go through security, you forget there is a water bottle in your purse, not to mention you brought full-sized toiletries, including your hand sanitizer. Now that the world is going through the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is allowing you to bring a larger size hand sanitizer on the plane. Learn more about the updated policy from the experts at our aircraft dispatcher school in Fort Lauderdale.  

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