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Coronavirus Patient Flew on Delta Flight from JFK. Some Vegas Casino Workers Get Good News.

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A Delta Connection passenger infected with coronavirus flew from JFK to upstate New York this past weekend.

A pair of Las Vegas casino-resort companies are stepping up to take care of their employees.

Those are some of the travel and aviation headlines I came across today and thought you, too, may find interesting

Delta Connection Passenger from JFK Infected with Coronavirus

A passenger aboard Saturday afternoon’s Endeavor/Delta Connection flight 4824 from JFK to Rochester (NY) International reportedly has coronavirus may have been contagious during the trip.

Fox News says, “All individuals on Delta flight 4824 on March 14, and anyone who was in ROC between 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. that night, are being advised to self-monitor for ‘fever, cough, and shortness of breath’ and contact their doctor if they become symptomatic.”

Yikes.

Las Vegas USA - JULY 6, 2015: Las Vegas Wynn Hotel and Casino, named after casino developer Steve Wynn and is the flagship property of Wynn Resorts Limited. 40 million people visiting the city each year. (©iStock.com/Photoservice)
(©iStock.com/Photoservice)

Some Vegas Employees Get Good News

Las Vegas casinos are dark right now after Governor Steve Sisolak ordered all gaming operations to close.

But at least two casino-resort empires gave some workers a glimmer of hope.

Hundreds of Station Casinos employees were promoted to full-time status — allowing them to receive benefits and be paid while their properties are closed.

Wynn Las Vegas and Encore say they, too, will pay their employees for the next 30 days.

Drive-Thru Strip Shows Now Available

Speaking of Las Vegas and, um, strip.

You may know that Vegas offers drive-thru weddings. Strip club Little Darlings has taken the concept to the next level, offering “Coronavirus-free Lap Dances” from the convenience of one’s car.

(H/T: Vital Vegas)

Virgin Australia Extends Elite Status

Points from the Pacific has the scoop about Virgin Austalia giving its elite frequent flyers a status extension.

Grounded Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft fleet of Southwest Airlines in storage at Victorville, CA. on May 4, 2019. (Photo credit: ©iStock.com/RobertMichaud)
(©iStock.com/RobertMichaud)

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  1. Some are always looking to “thin the herd.” Well now they are getting what they asked for.

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