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    Pilots in India seek payment for colleagues who died of Covid

    The post Pilots in India seek payment for colleagues who died of Covid appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Amitesh Prasad, a pilot with Air India, came down with Covid-like symptoms in April this year after he flew from San Francisco to the southern Indian city of Bengaluru. He was among the many pilots who had worked on one of India’s largest humanitarian missions to bring home stranded residents and transport essential pandemic-related supplies. He died on May 9, one of at least 17 pilots in India who have died of the coronavirus, according to the Indian Pilots’ Guild, a union of about 350 pilots in the…

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    Brits seek adventure and change

    The post Brits seek adventure and change appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The pandemic has created a nation of adventurers, it appears, as new research has revealed that four in five Brits (81%) plan on heading to brand-new places when international travel opens up, open to being flexible with their holiday destinations rather than returning to locations they have visited before. The study of 1,000 UK holidaymakers, carried out by Holiday Extras – the UK market leader in holiday extras such as airport parking, airport hotels, lounges and travel insurance – found that people planning on visiting somewhere new wanted to enjoy a change of scenery…