Stored Airliners Could Become Intensive Care Units

stored fleet of widebody aircraft
British Airways has stored its widebody fleet at airports in France and the UK, awaiting the end of the COVID-19 crisis.
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A British group is proposing to turn widebody airliners into intensive care units to bolster the capacity of medical services overwhelmed by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The team behind Project Caircraft is planning on stripping out economy-class cabins and outfitting them as temporary hospital...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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