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One pilot says thank you
A pilot in Hungary took to the skies today to say thanks to healthcare professionals and provide some aerial encouragement to those fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
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KLM 747 departing St Maarten
KLM will retire its 747s this weekend
KLM will operate its final 747 passenger flights this weekend, moving forward the planned retirement of the fleet by one year.
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Empty airspace due to ATC closures
What happens when air traffic controllers get sick?
On this week’s episode of AvTalk Ethan Klapper joins us to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on air traffic control facilities and what redundancies are in place to keep aircraft moving.
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FLIGHTS TO FOLLOW
Medical supply flights from eastern Europe to China
Airlines operating repatriation and medical supply flights
Airlines around the world are operating repatriation and medical supply flights to get their citizens home and carry much needed medical equipment to fight COVID-19. As these flights are subject to last minute revisions, keep an eye on our twitter feed for updates on specific flights.
Antonov An-225
The Antonov An-225 goes back to work
After extended maintenance, the world’s largest cargo aircraft will return to service shortly. It completed a post-maintenance test flight this week. We will keep you informed as we learn more about the upcoming flights.
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AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
ANA A380
The third and final ANA A380 departing Hamburg on a test flight.
Singapore Airlines 777
A Singapore Airlines 777 touching down in Sydney.
Asiana A350 taxiing in Paris
An Asiana A350 taxiing in Paris.
DAILY FLIGHT STATS
Daily flight statistics
Total flights per day now below 100,000
At this point in the year, we would expect to see an average of over 175,000 flights per day. This week the total number of flights tracked dropped below 100,000 and total commercial traffic is below 50,000 flights per day.
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Which airlines are still operating?
Nearly 100 airlines have halted all of their services. So, who is still operating?
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