The Weekend Show with Chris Notter and Steven Dickson (part 39)

S1:E184 | 22th January 2021

Weekly show with Steven – another review, topical news and views, and some debate.

Thank you to all those who have sent comments ref last week’s show. Really appreciated and good to see different viewpoints ad options.

Points covered :
• Good news :
o Vaccine roll-outs gaining momentum in numbers and % of population
 Israel
 UAE
 Bahrain
 UK + Ireland
o Singapore also started to vaccinate airport workers
o Easy jet bookings up over 250%
o LH starts work on the LCC HUB in FRA development – expected completion 2028
o SAGA booking criteria linked to vaccinations ( some good-natured discussion between us as only one of us is eligible!)
o President Biden and his 100-day MASK up – including on all aircraft
o Malaysian restructure gets positive feedback
• Challenging news/views
o Australia potential for border closure until 2022
o Environment minister voicing consideration of UK border closures
o KLM to halt international flights
o Norwegian – Oslo coalition positive about new model — Nordic region low cost
o BA Cargo Handler strike — Is this the right time to be considering such action?

Music used: Distant Lands – Hanu Dixit.mp3

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