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Launching Startups and Driving for Delivery Companies: What Some Pilots Have Done During COVID-19

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Fewer planes in the sky means more pilots and other aviation folks finding other jobs to keep money coming in. Curious what some of them are doing for a living now?

Plus, Delta is reportedly rebooting its inflight service next month.

Those are some of today’s travel-related headlines I thought you, too, may find interesting.

Driving, Gardening, Importing: Some Pilots Have Taken These Jobs Because of COVID

Vice has an interesting piece about what some pilots are doing for money now that COVID-19 has either suspended or outright claimed their jobs. Some are delivering packages. One launched a gardening startup. Others are “selling artisan condiments on Instagram, importing wine and starting boating companies or interior design firms.”

Inflight Service Returning to Delta on April 14?

It seems a refurbished cabin service is coming to Delta next month. New additions: Old Fashioned and margarita cocktails.

Elsewhere:

EXCLUSIVE: Travel booker accused of making off with Bay Area clients’ money faces 47 felony charges

This Hotel Is Made of Recycled Shipping Containers — and It’s In One of the Most Charming Towns in Texas

US Travel Calls for Timeline To Reopen International Travel

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