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There Goes Transatlantic Air Travel.

Old 13th Mar 2020, 18:09
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Delta removing 40% of it's capacity - only European flights will be to London

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Old 13th Mar 2020, 20:34
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Now this from Sky

Trump now includes UK travel ban

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Old 13th Mar 2020, 21:48
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Originally Posted by crewmeal View Post
May include UK travel ban, according to the article.
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Old 13th Mar 2020, 22:12
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Transatlantic travel

Never thought I would see this
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Old 13th Mar 2020, 22:24
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This could turn into a total shutdown of aviation!
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Old 13th Mar 2020, 22:32
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Originally Posted by Jonty View Post
This could turn into a total shutdown of aviation!
I think that's a racing certainty.
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 00:24
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Originally Posted by OwnNav View Post
Never thought I would see this
Before you jump completely to conclusions, it really doesn't look all that different to the picture a month previous. This is the transatlantic situation at 22:00 on the 14th of Feb. Things will change tomorrow, but transatlantic flights depart in regular waves, it's always quiet at this time.


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Old 14th Mar 2020, 00:32
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Originally Posted by giggitygiggity View Post
Before you jump completely to conclusions, it really doesn't look all that different to the picture a month previous. This is the transatlantic situation at 22:00 on the 14th of Feb. Things will change tomorrow, but transatlantic flights depart in regular waves, it's always quiet at this time.

Exactly. Peak NAT traffic is roughly 0300-0600 and 1100-1400 utc.
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 16:31
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Sky news reporting U.K. and Ireland added to the list

https://news.sky.com/story/coronavir...l-ban-11957614
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 16:36
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Originally Posted by Slamitin View Post
Sky news reporting U.K. and Ireland added to the list

https://news.sky.com/story/coronavir...l-ban-11957614
President Trump just said it has been looked at and that the UK and Ireland ban will be announced soon.
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 16:53
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It's now announced - UK and Eire banned from Monday. Dead skies indeed .....
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 16:54
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RTÉ confirming ban on travel from Ireland & UK.

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Old 14th Mar 2020, 17:00
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So, in 30 days time, the rest of the world should ban everything American, no flights, no goods, no people.
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 17:00
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This is indeed arguably worse than 9/11. I cannot imagine the conversations at British Airways, Ryanair, Aer Lingus senior management right now.

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Old 14th Mar 2020, 17:04
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Originally Posted by clipstone1 View Post
So, in 30 days time, the rest of the world should ban everything American, no flights, no goods, no people.

Kinda childish don't you think? Lets just work together to get things back to normal, what ever that looks like.
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 17:06
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BBC reporting the US ban too

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-51891662

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Old 14th Mar 2020, 17:12
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I think there may be other interesting conversations going on at Heathrow just now. There has been an influx of Chinese biz jets into Heathrow over the last few days. I wonder if the conversations might be along the lines of:
"Aah, about your airline."
Yes.
"Give you hundred quid for it!"
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 17:18
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Originally Posted by Spooky 2 View Post
Kinda childish don't you think? Lets just work together to get things back to normal, what ever that looks like.
While it sounds like a kneejerk reaction, seeing the US is some time behind Europe, chances are that when the virus is going away in Europe, the number of infections in the US will be still increasing.

It might be wise to isolate the US to prevemt a secondary infections back in Europe (also goes for Asia).
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 18:18
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I see a United B788 on Flightaware on the way from Paris CDG to San Francisco and landing in about 30min...

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Old 14th Mar 2020, 18:29
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Any idea how people will get back from the USA to Europe and the UK??
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