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Huge impact of COVID-19 on air travel revealed as 28 million passengers lost in July

Huge impact of COVID-19 on air travel revealed as 28 million passengers lost in July

By Richard Liddle New figures have revealed the coronavirus lockdown’s devastating impact on the aviation industry, with 93% fewer passengers in July than last year. The latest analysis by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of 31 major UK airports has revealed that there were 28.2 million fewer passengers in July 2020 than in July 2019, with the airports surveyed facing […]

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Leeds meeting urges people to cut back on flying

Leeds meeting urges people to cut back on flying

By Emily Hartley A meeting was held in Leeds to discuss the impact that air travel is having on the environment and ways to reduce emissions. The speakers at the event last week were Dr Milena Büchs, associate professor in sustainability, economics and low carbon transitions at the University of Leeds; Anna Hughes from the campaign group Flight Free UK; […]

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Black box key to unlocking Flight MH370 mystery says Leeds aviation expert

Black box key to unlocking Flight MH370 mystery says Leeds aviation expert

By Liam Smedley A Leeds aviation expert has said finding the black box is the next challenge in answering the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Dr Stephen Wright, 41, from Headingly, is a lecturer at Leeds University’s faculty of engineering. Dr Wright said: “The biggest and most important challenge will be to find the black box which is probably […]

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