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A Delta gate agent with a good sense of humor — and no one aboard his flight — made a boarding announcement to an empty gate area.

And do airline pilots wear masks in the cockpit during the coronavirus pandemic?

Those are some of the posts and headlines I saw today and thought you, too, may find interesting.

Agent Greets No One

A Delta gate agent named Seth was in charge of Delta flight 5941 from Columbus (CMH) to New York LaGuardia (LGA).

His passenger load was precisely zero.

Still, he decided to have some fun.

 

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(If anyone knows of a longer version of this video, please let me know in the Comments section!)

Some of the Logistics of Putting Airline Fleets Into Storage

It’s been a busy week in the Mojave Desert’s sky. Delta and Southwest are parking a number of aircraft at Victorville’s Southern California Logistics Airport (follow the action on FlightAware).

Steve Case at Travel Codex wrote an interesting piece about what’s involved when airlines need to store planes for a while.

Medical face mask isolated on dark background.
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Do Pilots Wear Masks in the Cockpit?

USA Today’s Ask the Pilot columnist John Cox has the answer to that question and more!

Museum Security Guard Becomes De Facto Social Media Manager

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. But one of their security guards, Tim, is learning social media on the fly. And he’s amazing.

Is it OK to Take a Roadtrip Right Now?

If you must satiate your wanderlust, hopping into your own car may not be the best idea. Here’s why.

— Chris

 

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1 Comment

  1. I am a pilot and do not wear a mask….. Have not seen one wear a mask. Not sure if it would even help. How would we clearly communicate with each other and on the radio?

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