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An air traffic control tower.

17 air traffic control centers have been temporarily closed after workers tested positive for coronavirus, highlighting a vulnerability in air travel

The spread of the novel coronavirus into FAA air traffic facilities has the ability to grind air travel in the US to a halt if not properly contained.
A Qantas Airbus A380.

Iconic planes are disappearing from the sky earlier than planned as coronavirus wreaks airline havoc not seen since 9/11

Demand for air travel is plummeting, and airlines are taking that as an opportunity to put its older planes out to pasture early.

25 brand new routes US airlines are adding in 2020, connecting cities that didn’t have an air link

Airlines in the US are continuing to invest in growing domestic route networks, connecting places like Montana and Oklahoma to coastal cities.

American Airlines flight attendant dies of COVID-19, highlighting risks that airline workers have faced while helping get passengers home

The 65-year-old flight attendant, who was based in Philadelphia, appears to be the first member of a flight crew in the US to die of COVID-19.
American Airlines aircraft line a closed runway in Tulsa.

Delta, American, and other airlines are parking planes on closed runways at major airports as carriers struggle to store grounded airliners

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, normally the busiest airport in the US, closed an entire runway to store Delta Air Lines aircraft.

I flew first class on Delta from Orlando to New York and found it wasn’t anywhere close to worth the extra cost

While $159 for a first-class seat is usually a good deal, I would've had pretty much the same experience had I been in economy on this flight.
File photo: A British Airways plane sits beside the runway at London City Airport as security personnel patrol the tarmac on December 18, 2016 in London, England.

One of London’s airports will shut down for at least a month as the coronavirus ravages the air-travel industry

The airport, located centrally in London, is among the most accessible of the city's air links. It plans to stay closed through April.
Silver Airways aircraft in Fort Lauderdale.

The history of Silver Airways, Florida’s regional carrier which says it’s in ‘dire need’ of a bailout to survive the coronavir...

Silver connects Florida cities on underserved air routes as well as operates routes to Caribbean islands such as the Bahamas, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.
United Airlines and Delta Air Lines planes at Los Angeles International Airport.

The past 2 decades saw the number of major airlines in the US cut in half. See how consolidation in the 2000s left customers with fewer options as pro...

The airline sector has evolved from a diverse industry of numerous small carriers to a handful of dominant carriers, reducing consumer options.

JFK airport’s air-traffic control tower closed temporarily after an FAA technician tested positive for the coronavirus

"While we clean the facility, air traffic controllers will operate from an alternate location on airport property," the FAA said in a statement.