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Flights deemed low-risk for COVID-19 transmission

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The FINANCIAL — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) demonstrated the low incidence of inflight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of COVID-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey (inclusive of confirmed, probable and potential cases). Over the same period some 1.2 billion passengers have traveled. “The risk of a passenger contracting COVID-19 while onboard appears very low. With only 44 identified potential cases of flight-related transmission among 1.2 billion travelers, that’s one case for every 27 million travelers.…

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Flights deemed low-risk for COVID-19 transmission

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The FINANCIAL — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) demonstrated the low incidence of inflight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of COVID-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey (inclusive of confirmed, probable and…

Qantas 7-hour flight to nowhere sold out in 10 minutes while prices were up to $2,765

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The FINANCIAL — More than 130 Australians have bought a ticket to nowhere, with Qantas’ “Great Southern Land” joy flight now one of its fastest-selling flights ever. Passengers have been promised great views of Australian icons like the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru, which are off-limits to many people due to border closures. Proving how…