Delta flight attendants purportedly gave disinfecting wipes to some passengers — but not others.
Plus, India is shutting down all airline traffic.
Report: Delta Flight Attendants Held Disinfectant Wipes from Some Passengers
A woman on Twitter says Delta flight attendants refused to give disinfecting wipes to “economy class” passengers on her mother’s Saturday night flight from MSP to Winnipeg.
My 68 year old mother was on a flight last night trying to get home to Canada; they were passing out disinfectant wipes until they got to the last 7 rows. When passengers asked if they too could have some they were told “THE WIPES ARE NOT FOR ECONOMY CLASS” shame on you @Delta
— Coach McDonough (@andreagrovemcd) March 22, 2020
As for this “last (seven) rows” and “economy class” business, the only thing I can think is that maybe there was some Basic Economy passenger shaming taking place? (H/T: Idaho Reporter)
India Suspending All Domestic and International Flights
India’s News 18 reports that country’s Ministry of Civil Aviation announced airlines must suspend all operations as of 12:00 AM on March 25 through March 31.
Stateside, the US government currently has no such plans.
Los Angeles Area Sheraton to House Coronavirus Patients
The Sheraton Fairplex in the Pomona area of metropolitan Los Angeles will soon accept coronavirus patients.
Sandals Closing Resorts
Sandals Resorts will temporarily close all its Caribbean islands properties from March 30 through May 15. No more new arrivals after today are permitted.
A Sad Prop-osition
The tough economic times have forced De Havilland Aircraft of Canada to suspend production of the Dash 8-400 turboprop. Viking Air is also affected and temporarily shuttered its Twin Otter Series 400 production.
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