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Face It: Masks Required for Airline Travel in Canada. Virgin Atlantic Needs Help.

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Flying through Canada soon? Face masks aren’t an option anymore — but a legal requirement. Plus, Richard Branson has some bleak news about Virgin Atlantic.
Those are some of today’s travel headlines and stories I thought you, too, may find interesting.

Face Masks Legally Required for Flights in Canada

A new law officially went into place earlier today requiring air travelers to mask up if traveling in Canada.

Branson: Virgin Atlantic in Danger

Richard Branson said Virgin Atlantic may go under — unless it receives a government loan.

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Pilots Draw Heart Over Reykjavik

According to Fox News, an Icelandair crew flew a heart-shaped route over Reykjavik as a tribute to health care workers.

Italy May Ban Travel for Nearly a Year

Ugh. Don’t get your hopes up if you want to visit Italy soon. The country may ban travel — through March 2021.

Remotely Control a — Tour Guide?

The AP reports (via New York Post) that “web users can control a real life [Faroe Islands] tour guide to trek around the remote archipelago’s quaint towns and volcanic islands… ‘If you ask them to go left, they go left. If you ask them to jump, they jump. If you ask them to run, they run.'”

What could possibly go wrong?

— Chris

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4 Comments

  1. James jordan Reply

    Any reason why you used an Asian woman for the image of flying in Canada with a mask?

    • @James Jordan: It’s a licensed, stock photo in our media library. The subject/model gives good eye contact and portrays the issue at hand: wearing a mask while traveling in a commercial plane. We’ve used the photo a few times. I think it’s a good image.

  2. Shane warne Reply

    The best reason to shift Canada as they provide everything at their best.

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