FAA Approves Pfizer Vaccine For Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers
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The FAA has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use by U.S. pilots and air traffic controllers, ensuring that essential aviation workers can get immunized without jeopardizing their medical clearances.
Argentina’s Flybondi Resumes Operations, Moves To Ezeiza Airport
Flybondi has resumed domestic flights in Argentina after backtracking on a decision not to transfer Buenos Aires operations to Ministro Pistarini International Airport, also known as Ezeiza International Airport (EZE), while its original base, El Palomar (EPA) airport, remains closed.
Star Alliance Launches Touchless Travel Partnership With Amadeus
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Star Alliance and Amadeus have launched a partnership aimed at making touchless travel more accessible—at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has brought touchless technologies and initiatives aimed at boosting traveler confidence into the spotlight.
German Air Transport Sector Pledges Net Zero Emissions By 2050
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Germany’s air transport sector committed to reaching net zero emissions as it rolled out its “masterplan climate protection” on Dec. 14., but tied the target to strong political support in replacing fleets and bringing synthetic fuels to market.
UK Company Aims To Find Solution To False COVID-19 Certificates
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A small UK tech company says it has found an answer to the rapidly growing problem of fake COVID-19 certificates that threaten to undermine efforts to ensure air passengers are free of infection when they board an aircraft.
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