Fly me to the moon: Three men to pay $55m each for SpaceX flight

Axiom Space’s first private space crew will be led by a former NASA astronaut and include an Ohio real estate and tech entrepreneur, a Canadian financier and an Israeli businessman. The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55m to fly on a SpaceX rocket. They’ll be led […]

B-52 US bombers fly over Middle East, Iran condemns intimidation

Iranian foreign minister says the US would be better off spending its military billions ‘on your taxpayers’ health’. The United States again flew B-52 bombers over the Middle East with Iran responding it should spend its military budget on healthcare for Americans rather than intimidation tactics. The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Sunday the […]

Navalny Prepares to Fly to Moscow, Despite Threat of Arrest

But analysts said that despite the bureaucratic drumbeat, the final decision over Mr. Navalny’s fate would be made in the Kremlin. In years past, the authorities have avoided locking Mr. Navalny up for longer than a few weeks at a time, apparently to avoid allowing him to become a locus of opposition to President Vladimir […]

Emirates Airline suspends pilot for refusing to fly to Tel Aviv

Tunisian pilot Monem al-Taba said he was suspended by the UAE flag carrier for refusing to fly to Tel Aviv. The United Arab Emirates’ flag carrier has suspended a Tunisian pilot for refusing to fly a plane to Israel. Monem Sahib al-Taba, who works for Emirates airline, revealed that his activity as a pilot was […]

Putin critic Navalny plans to fly home to Russia on Sunday

In an Instagram post, Alexey Navalny says he misses Russia and will return from Germany, where he has been recovering from an alleged poisoning attack. Kremlin foe Alexey Navalny on Wednesday said he would fly home to Russia from Germany over the weekend, shrugging off potential legal risks that could see him jailed. Navalny, one […]

French jets fly over CAR as tens of thousands flee vote tensions

French fighter jets have flown over the Central African Republic (CAR) for the first time since last month’s disputed presidential election amid rising concern as violence and insecurity has forced tens of thousands of people to flee into neighbouring countries. The office of French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday the flight took place at […]

US bombers fly over the Gulf amid tensions with Iran

The United States flew strategic bombers over the Gulf on Wednesday for the second time this month, in what Washington says is a show of force meant to deter Iran from attacking American or allied targets in the Middle East. One senior US military officer said the flight by two Air Force B-52 bombers was […]

Is It Safe to Fly During the Pandemic? Answers From the Experts

“Each of these segments involves unique activities, such as storing and retrieving luggage, using seat trays while eating, using entertainment systems, standing in the aisle and using the lavatory,” the study’s authors wrote. When a plane is on the ground, its air supply can come from a number of places. That air is then mixed […]