Tag: fly

Coronavirus: Young people are keen to fly again, says airline boss

Every passenger has to wear a face mask and is offered hand sanitiser. Some seats are left empty, there is no food served or in-flight magazines and aircraft are deep-cleaned every night. That’s the new “hygiene regime” at Wizz Air. Despite the fact that coronavirus travel restrictions remain in place around much of Europe the airline has already resumed some… Read more →

The stealthy little drones that fly like insects

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Engineers admire the dragonfly’s flying ability, but have found it impossible to mimic When Storm Ciara swept across the UK in February, Alex Caccia was strolling on Oxford’s Port Meadow watching birds take to the air. He marvelled at their indifference to high winds: “While airliners were grounded by the weather the birds couldn’t… Read more →