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14 October 2020
Sandhya Saravanan Has Top Gun's Maverick lost his appeal? Pilot training enrolments decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

Malaysia - SKRINE

The domino effect of airlines' massive lay-offs of pilots is a decrease in pilot training applications in Malaysia. One of the many flight training organisations in Malaysia has seen a 30% fall in enrolment at its eastern Malaysia centre and a 15% decrease in its western Malaysia centre. The reason for this is because the investment does not necessarily guarantee its returns.

Author: Sandhya Saravanan
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Rachel Welford Senate bill would require TSA temperature checks at US airports

USA - Cozen O'Connor

Under a bipartisan bill introduced in the US Senate, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would be required to conduct temperature checks on all passengers and other individuals seeking entry to an airport's sterile area. Airlines have been lobbying for the TSA to conduct such temperature checks for several months. During a 120-day pilot programme, the TSA would screen all individuals for a fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher before they would be allowed to enter an airport's sterile area.

Author: Rachel Welford
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