In South Korea, for the first time in weeks, more new coronavirus cases are being recorded in cities other than the capital, Seoul. The country reported 63 new infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 12,967. Less than half of them were in the Seoul area. The rest came from other centers such as Gwangju in the country's southwest, and Daegu, which emerged as a major virus hot spot in February and March. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: EU approves COVID-19 drug remdesivir
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Schmitt evaluates the situation soberly. "Basically, everyone of us is in danger right now, but at the big airlines there is bulwark of contracts and safety cushions. In general I expect that in two or three years the old passenger levels will be reached again and people will be needed. Of course, the question is what to do in the meantime," he says. This is the question many grounded pilots are already asking themselves, and answering it may become a key factor for the industry. … [Read more...] about Will the coronavirus pandemic result in a pilot shortage?
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