Last night, African airline Air Namibia revealed that it would be suspending operations, effective today. While all aircraft will fly back to the airline’s base, no passenger flights will now operate. The airline posted the announcement to its Twitter feed.
A new luxury airline is beckoning wealthy vacationers while health officials push for tighter restrictions on nonessential travel.
Aero, a luxury semi-private jet company launched by Uber founder Garrett Camp, sent its first flight from Los Angeles to Aspen, Colorado, last week, and plans to roll out international destinations in the coming months—in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air passengers are required to get a viral test (a test for current infection) within the 3 days before their flight to the U.S. departs, and provide written documentation of their laboratory test result (paper or electronic copy) to the airline or provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. Airlines must confirm the negative test result for all passengers or documentation of recovery before they board.
It looks like a spaceship, runs on fuel that up until a few years ago experts were calling "crazy," and has barely left the drawing board, but in the eyes of one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers, it's undoubtedly the future.
In the late summer of the strangest year in aviation history, the Celera 500L has finally been revealed to the world, with the launch of a new website and a bunch of very cool new photos.
What we're looking at is a six-person private craft that promises to fly at jet speeds, but with eight times lower fuel consumption, and a range that's twice that of a comparably sized craft.