As one that hasn’t viewed flying as substantially more dangerous than daily life (I mean, I enter a fairly crowded Walmart at times), this doesn’t surprise me. A mere 0.023% chance of catching COVID from every indoor encounter are odds I’d happily take. There is often a massive difference between perceived and actual risk.
You’ll continue to see me on a plane over the coming months.
Hyatt’s Earnings Announced: Staggering Losses & Revenue Per Room Down 89% – Miles to Memories
I knew hotels were in for an ugly quarter, but I really didn’t think it would be this ugly. At least Hyatt has a chunk of cash left on hand to keep weathering the storm.
DUTCH GOVERNMENT REJECTS FACE MASKS, WARNS THEY MAY EVEN BE HARMFUL – Live and Let’s Fly
Now I’ve gone and added a second potentially counter-point post in the same roundup. For shame. Just not mask shame. Quote of quote in the piece:
“Face masks in public places are not necessary, based on all the current evidence. There is no benefit and there may even be negative impact.”
If Europe is responding oh-so-much better than we are here in the States, then why this choice? Give it a read. The Dutch have their response boiled down to a handful of easy, key, logical things, and I like it.
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