The Flight Advisor’s Guide to Modern Air Travel

The Coronavirus has really put a damper on air travel. Demand over the past year dropped by around 65% compared to 2019. It was the worst drop in aviation history. The world quarantined, borders closed, and everyone stopped flying.  Now we have vaccines that are showing great promise. Coronavirus…

Comments Off on The Flight Advisor’s Guide to Modern Air Travel

Life in Quarantine in Mongolia

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 When we last left off we were waiting on a bus in the hotel parking lot for an hour. Our hotel is downtown, in the heart of the city which is surprising because I expected to be more remote and isolated. The hotel…

Comments Off on Life in Quarantine in Mongolia

Social Distancing

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) social distancing is the act of limiting your exposure to others by staying at least 6 feet apart. As airlines try to recover from the economic impact of the coronavirus they have enacted many safety reforms aimed at making…

Comments Off on Social Distancing

Airlines have Started to Make Mask Wearing Mandatory

In the past 2 weeks there have been several reports of passengers being removed from flights and banned from flying on those airlines. As I mentioned last month, airlines had already begun to ask passengers to wear masks. Until recently, enforcement had been spotty and many passengers were able…

Comments Off on Airlines have Started to Make Mask Wearing Mandatory

A Different Experience

In just 2 months the corona virus has managed to dramatically alter air travel. It has become so different that anyone traveling now would feel like it is a totally new experience. Keeping up to date with all the changes is also difficult since airlines are instigating new rules…

Comments Off on A Different Experience

Masks Are Now Required

With air travel down around 95% year on year, airlines are doing everything they can to encourage people to fly again. One of the biggest problems is how to get consumers confident in the safety of air travel. Airlines have made many changes just to address this. Planes are…

1 Comment

The End of the Drink Service

Over the past month air travel demand has dropped by more than 90% according to the International Air Transport Association. Airlines have dramatically reduced their flights during this time (anywhere from 70 to 99% depending on the Airline) in response. Empty flights and empty airports have become the norm.…

Comments Off on The End of the Drink Service