Delta is ramping up the retirement of two aircraft models. And British Airways may not return to London’s Gatwick airport. Plus, one travel agency is faring ridiculously well during the pandemic.
Final Weeks for Delta’s MD-88s, MD-90s
Delta Air Lines is accelerating the retirements of its remaining MD-88s and MD-90s. (That’s an MD-88 pictured above). The Mad Dogs (their affectionate nickname) originally were scheduled to be phased out later in the year.
They’ll instead receive their gold watches this June.
Things are BAd for British Airways
Some grim news out of British Airways. First, the airline might not reopen its London Gatwick operations — even after the pandemic is over. On top of that, a restructuring and redundancy plan could impact as many as 12,000 employees
Business Booms for a California Travel Agency
Skift reports that California travel agency TravelStore booked just over 74,000 room nights during a 17-day period this month.
How’s that possible in the COVID-19 climate?
Skift’s Matthew Parson explains that TravelStore is “the only authorized travel management service provider for all of the state of California’s government travel — and the bookings are coming from healthcare workers.”
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