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Depending on whether you’re a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person, the setup of the sleep pods either resembles the sleeping accommodations you might find in a hostel, or they may look like a human shelving unit. Either way, they’re about as private a setting as you can get in economy. In addition to typical bedding supplies like a full-size pillow, sheets, and blanket, it also includes ear plugs, dim lighting, and a privacy curtain. That crying baby was never there. Economy fliers can book one of these “sleep pods” at an additional, to-be-determined fee (the airline is still assessing the product’s commercial viability, a spokesperson told me). … [Read more...] about Nap pods are here to making flying economy less dreadful
The numbers: 5,970 confirmed cases in China, with 132 deaths; as many as 10,000 more cases are suspected in China, where there is a shortage of test kits. Another 87 cases have cropped up in 17 other countries, including at least 5 in the U.S. Airlines have stopped China flights. British Airways ceased all flights to and from China, on the recommendation of Britain’s foreign office. Air Asia has also suspended China flights. Other airlines have reduced flights, including United, Lion Air, Air Seoul, Finnair, Air Canada, Cathay Pacific, and Jetstar Air. Americans evacuated. More than 200 Americans, mostly consulate workers, were evacuated by plane from Wuhan. The plane refueled in Anchorage and will land at March Air Reserve Base in California, where passengers will be quarantined. Starbucks closes half of China stores. Starbucks is “monitoring” the situation, which they expect to be temporary. Epidemiologists are still waiting for more information. Incubation … [Read more...] about China coronavirus update: Flights canceled, death toll, and how it compares to the flu