• Inside the massive effort by US airlines to transport medical supplies and mail on cargo-only flights using passenger jets

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    The big four US airlines have resorted to flying cargo-only flights as passenger traffic dries up amid the coronavirus pandemic.
    American, Delta, United, and Southwest are offering their otherwise unused aircraft for charter cargo operations, flying medical supplies and other necessities around the world.
    Most of the airlines have never flown a cargo-only charter or haven't done so in decades, with airlines around the world also making the shift.
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  • Delta, United, and American are 'fogging' their planes to make them safe for travel amid coronavirus - here's what that means

    Delta, United, and American are 'fogging' their planes to make them safe for travel amid coronavirus - here's what that means

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    The three largest airlines in the US are expanding their aircraft cleaning measures to include a new method: fogging.
    The process includes spraying an electrically-charged and safe to breathe disinfectant on interior aircraft surfaces before the physical cleaning process to ensure germs and viruses are eradicated.
    American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines have each announced the method will be deployed in their standard cleaning routine.
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