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An Aegean Airlines Airbus A321 prepares for touchdown. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Airlines Cautiously Moving Forward Amid Vaccine Rollout

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the world economy full force in March 2020, the aviation industry faced its worst travel crisis ever. Air travel hit its steepest dropoff in history. Many airlines filed for bankruptcy or went out of business, and even the airlines most flush with cash have been bleeding hundreds of millions of dollars per day. Luckily for the travel industry, the virus that causes the COVID-19 diseases is from a relatively-well-known virus family. Work on a vaccine…

United Airlines Begins Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Charter Flights

On Friday, United Airlines began operating charter flights to begin the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which is poised to be approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by mid-December. United's Distribution Plan The Wall Street Journal, citing a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA),…