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Countries Move To Stop Empty ‘Ghost Flights’

Countries Move To Stop Empty ‘Ghost Flights’

The coronavirus pandemic has put many of the worst things about the global economy into sharp relief. The Trump administration is considering prioritising oil companies over healthcare, New York is paying people in prison less than a dollar an hour to make state-branded hand sanitiser, and internationally, airlines are flying…

Why Am I Suddenly Afraid Of Flying?

Why Am I Suddenly Afraid Of Flying?

For years you’ve flown without issue—no breathing exercises, no pills—but suddenly you can’t board without picturing catastrophe. No one you know has recently died in a crash; you have not, to your knowledge, dwelled excessively on those Boeing catastrophes; and yet suddenly, out of nowhere, you’ve become the kind of…