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More than 12,000 flights cancelled in United States amid bad weather, surging Covid-19 infections

Air travel continues to be severely disrupted in the United States, with bad weather in parts of the country adding to the impact of a surge in COVID-19 infections fuelled by the Omicron variant. The US had 2,604 cancelled flights on Saturday, more than half of the 4,529 cancelled worldwide, shortly after 4:30pm according to […]

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Denmark announces ambitious 2030 target to make domestic flights free of fossil fuel

Denmark’s government has announces 2030 as target to make domestic flights fossil fuel free. In her New Year’s address, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she wants to “make flying green”. However she acknowledged that the solutions to reach her target were not yet in place. Denmark is aiming for a 70% cut in overall carbon […]

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14 flights cancelled as pilots report sick

India’s leading carrier Jet Airways cancelled 14 flights on Sunday after pilots reported “sick”. The carrier is financially strained and has not been making salary payments to its employees since August. It defaulted salaries to its senior management, pilots and engineers. Fourteen flights were cancelled due to some pilots reporting sick, and many were protesting […]