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Has Anyone Flown Commercially Lately?

Old 1st Jul 2020, 02:01
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This is not about any recent travel of mine but this report in a South African paper is very interesting in contrasting air travel in South Africa and the USA within the last week.
Business Live South Africa
The reporters name is 'Justice Malala' that is not a title, his given name is Justice.

What three American airports taught me about Covid-19 and political leadership

Measured against SA’s public health measures, the US’s efforts seemed negligent at best and criminal at worst
29 June 2020 - 06:00

Last Sunday I landed in Washington, DC, from SA, one of the nations Trump included in the class of “shithole countries”.

But I was immediately struck by how scarily lackadaisical the US government is about limiting the spread of the coronavirus compared to SA and, perhaps, other countries. Measured against SA’s public health measures, the US’s efforts seemed negligent at best and criminal at worst. It’s chalk and cheese, a true tale of two countries.
There are some introductory paragraphs before he describes travelling JNB to IAD and connecting to IAH then to LAX.
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