Airport And Flight News

Government of Canada supporting Canada’s major airports with funding for COVID-19 testing and screening infrastructure

As Canada works towards recovery and travel re-start, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to maintain safety, security, and connectivity for travellers, workers and communities. Government of Canada investments will also help to rebuild the public’s confidence in domestic and international travel, and ensure that Canada’s aviation industry is well positioned to…

Amazon, fighting SpaceX’s Starlink plans, says Elon Musk’s companies don’t care about rules

Amazon slammed Elon Musk’s SpaceX as a serial rule-breaker on Wednesday amid an enduring fight over the two companies’ plans to build rivaling satellite networks. The conflict, waged within lengthy filings to the Federal Communications Commission, is nothing new. But this time, Amazon sent FCC officials a laundry list of Musk’s past troubles with other…

SpaceX Inspiration4 mission splashes down in first Atlantic Ocean landing

Homeward bound. Inspiration4 Best three-day “weekend” ever? That may be the question SpaceX’s four civilian astronauts are putting to themselves after returning to Earth on Saturday. The crew of the historic Inspiration4 mission splashed down off the Florida coast at about 7 p.m. local time, after having orbited the globe almost 50 times since Thursday.…

Covid: Daily recoveries continue to exceed new cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Covid-19 recovery cases continue to exceed the number of daily new infections when 17,205 recoveries were reported compared to 15,549 new cases as of noon today. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pix) said today’s numbers bring the country’s cumulative recoveries to 1,840,453 people. He said 1,165 patients are currently…

U.S. pauses inbound flights with Afghan evacuees after 4 cases of measles detected

Evacuees board an Atlas aircraft bringing them from Afghanistan to the United States from the Ramstein Air Base on August 26, 2021 in Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany.Andreas Rentz | Getty ImagesU.S.-bound flights carrying evacuees from Afghanistan are on hold after four cases of measles were diagnosed among Afghans who had already arrived in the country, the White…

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