The 8 Flights That Show How COVID-19 Reinvented Aviation 

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21-Okt, 2020



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Adventures Of The World
Qantas try’s to keep their planes no matter what if they need to scrape them they will they think this will end but we don’t know if it will but we hope it does Qantas try’s to keep people calm so they just keep their planes.
Matean Fosmo
Matean Fosmo 2 kun oldin
Real Smooth with that ad talking about the UZblock algorithm
Maria Rodriguez
Maria Rodriguez 6 kun oldin
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macher001 12 kun oldin
No.: 1 - OR, they didn't sell their A380s because there's 0 demand for planes like these right now and they would be doing so at an insane loss ...if they were able to sell them at all :-)
Dad 19 kun oldin
“…almost nothing is not dictated…” Seriously? Do you not write down the script before you read it?
Davis Byer
Davis Byer 23 kun oldin
A321LR/XLR: am I a joke to you?
penitent2401 29 kun oldin
Also United Airlines changing from hubs connection to direct flights is so if any place get locked down they won't affect the other routes. They're switching to system that is more likely to keep running with sudden restrictions and lockdowns in midair.
Victor Barros
Victor Barros Oy oldin
I don't care much about airplanes, airlines, or flight in general. Yet I regularly spend 15+ minutes listening to this dude talk about airplaes, airlines and flight in general.
Joe Daly
Joe Daly Oy oldin
Animal to human transmission. .? I really expected a more informed perspective from this channel. Make a short on the Wuhan Lab and if you still think that Covid came from a bat then I'll apologize, but you won't, so I won't. 🤷
Captain PopTarts
Captain PopTarts 17 kun oldin
He made this in the time when it was deemed "conspiracy theory" by the media. Ironically, they have pulled back from that perspective.
Vo Quang Minh
Vo Quang Minh Oy oldin
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Ascertivus Oy oldin
The thumbnail for this video is amazing.
Ai Io
Ai Io Oy oldin
13:35 WHO: we haven't confirmed the origin of COVID.
I'll give you props for saying something I actually agree with "1st in a century pandemic" instead of the common (but probably wrong) "once in a century pandemic." ...but I'm very doubtful of the claim you made at the end, that the Communist Chinese were one of the most successful in containing the virus...yes and no.... depends on if you believe the official numbers really.
Isaac A
Isaac A Oy oldin
0:55 Covid is not the century's first pandemic, I think the 2009 swine flu was.
Owari Da
Owari Da Oy oldin
Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome.
Arindam Kumar
Arindam Kumar 2 oy oldin
I would love to see a to an airport terminal shaped like a corona virus.
Jimmy Anderson
Jimmy Anderson 2 oy oldin
me being from the high desert watching wendover talk about victorville: *insert leonardo dicaprio pointing image*
erm000 2 oy oldin
You have two huge assets on your productions : 1. The narrative and imaging selection, 2. And the research is impressive.
Manny Montesino
Manny Montesino 2 oy oldin
This comment has nothing to do with anything. I’m just troubleshooting my internet connection. Have a nice day.
Jiajian Hou
Jiajian Hou 2 oy oldin
Lockdown restrictions lifted: Americans: immediately travel for leisure with absolutely disregard for safety. China meanwhile: daily cases under 50 for the whole country of 1.4 billion. Also Americans: blame China for everything.
Thijs Snijder (Thiskal)
Oh wow, I just realized how brilliant the thumbnail is.
C Jones
C Jones 2 oy oldin
Covid is the biggest commie scam ever using a flu to take away our GOD given rights. Happy Resurrection Day to His people, THE HORRORS IF COMMUNISM CANNOT BE FORGOTTEN
Erwin Espinosa
Erwin Espinosa 2 oy oldin
I wonder which countries' citizens flew most during the lockdowns
Mohamed Ahmed
Mohamed Ahmed 3 oy oldin
could your provide me with links for your references for my master's thesis ?
Joshua W56
Joshua W56 3 oy oldin
Covid-19 is an SCP.
Andres Miranda
Andres Miranda 3 oy oldin
Chinas has not recovered from the COVID virus, and you are spreading Chinese propaganda by playing to their narrative, other than that your video is good but dont pander to the authoritarian regime bro.
Chris M
Chris M 3 oy oldin
The videos I watched on CuriosityStream were grossly incorrect. I wrote them and they did not seem to care
S Hh
S Hh 3 oy oldin
Wendover believes ccp 19 recovery numbers
Turner9090 4 oy oldin
Question....#5 why does it say Mitsubishi in front of CRJ-701Er?
Turner9090 4 oy oldin
Pshhh from lab to human*
Smallstudio Design
Before Covid-19 pandemic ... the deplorable state of airlines with the going inflight passenger gong show provided many of the turnoffs to wanting to fly.
Andrew Ge
Andrew Ge 4 oy oldin
I challenge you to a whole video where you only say sixth
Rasmussen Invincible
We need to expand railway network and minimize air traffic
wokovereasy 4 oy oldin
There’s a pandemic and people are creating new flight routes to vacation on Mexico. SMH
Nikolaj11 4 oy oldin
Man that Aspen route is just the US goverment playing an airline for pollusion services, lol.
Sham Sham
Sham Sham 4 oy oldin
I really hate the line "this centuries first pandemic."
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Donovan Smith
Donovan Smith 4 oy oldin
Love the random shot of St. Maarten at 6:15 lol
Kevin Lombardo
Kevin Lombardo 4 oy oldin
9:45 he's a cool dude, has boarded many of my flights at ohare
Deniz Erni
Deniz Erni 4 oy oldin
0:56 wait a minute, this century's FIRST pandemic??
Mauri Sombowadile
13:31 An airplane's flight path was slightly twisted by a whirlwind.
I Curse Your Village
Forever ? Lol.. wait for 2021 .aviation is gonna double
Sean McDonald
Sean McDonald 5 oy oldin
"The century's first pandemic" *nervously tugs at collar*
Clay Cassin
Clay Cassin 5 oy oldin
8:19- What the Hell is a "Mitsubishi CRJ-701 ER"??? Did they send spies from Japan to Canada and completely rip off Bombardier's airliner right down to the name? ...of course not. You guys are flawed, to put it nicely...enough for me to say goodbye forever.
Jeremy Hawkins
Jeremy Hawkins 4 oy oldin
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries bought CRJ program from Bombardier, thus the name Mitsubishi. Just like how Bombardier CS series became Airbus A220 series
Robin Bot
Robin Bot 5 oy oldin
Imagine going to Cabo during a plague... ugh.
Red Jet 7059
Red Jet 7059 5 oy oldin
Wow, airlines and us elections. 2 pretty fascinating topics that rarely directly interacted. Cool vid 👍
A A 5 oy oldin
On-line meetings are most likely cutting into business meetings and travels. But can never replace leisure/ vacation travels.
EDDY the Traveller
Hey folks check out my documentary on aviation during COVID-19 uzblock.info/post/video/1JSXe2iMoKareZI.html
Stefan Gebhard
Stefan Gebhard 5 oy oldin
Love to hear the focus on Australia. Cheers!
Nhat Minh
Nhat Minh 5 oy oldin
The thumbnail image is quite ingenious being an airport terminal and a virus at the same time
Larry Llama
Larry Llama 5 oy oldin
Thanks for nothing China
Taiwan is a country
I am very pleased that you said. "The Chinese narrative" About the Chinese recovery. My major is Chinese. I have friends all over China. My own fiancé, is having a hard time finding work. Just scam company after scan company. I will get her out next year. Thank you so much for saying those 3 world. "The Chinese narrative" I backtrack. You said that the Chinese virus recovery was fast. -_- Seriously? They are locking down whole cities because of "0 new cases" "Quick Building hospitals with capacity of tens of thousands" Not really a hospital, just location with limited medical equipments. For 12 official cases. It does not take a genius to figure out that they are lying Why did you close down the city and lock everybody up? 0 cases. Why did you create hospital facilities for 30000 people? 12 people are sick. It is crazy that anybody would believe this.
Taiwan is a country
@Theo Garcez yeah. What is your point?
Theo Garcez
Theo Garcez 4 oy oldin
hey did you know that a virus spreads?
Colin Roberts
Colin Roberts 5 oy oldin
And I still have yet to even travel outside of the United States at all. Even within it, I haven't flown anywhere since July of 2005, when I visited Palm Beach, Florida.
davocreative 5 oy oldin
*I suddenly have an urge to fly to Cabo!*
Navtesh Dhir
Navtesh Dhir 6 oy oldin
0:59 - 'Century's first pandemic'. What??
Northern Virtual Airlines
Saying that A380s won't return in 2023 when demand will be the same as it was in 2019 is stupid. The A380s were flying since 2010 for Qantas. Once things begin to pick up there's nothing to say they won't return within 12 months! There so so much rumor and stupidity right now, we can't predict what is going to happen so how about instead of spreading rumors we just let things take it's course. Otherwise the video was very interesting
Austin Hernandez
Austin Hernandez 6 oy oldin
In other words, this video shows the problem with the capitalist market. It is not sustainable during these times.
Psychlops 924
Psychlops 924 6 oy oldin
Imagine believing that any information coming out of China right now is genuine. “China’s recovery is fast”. Yep, glad to see you read the script the CCP sent over to you.
Psychlops 924
Psychlops 924 5 oy oldin
@Harpoon McFierce you could say that. Especially considering they constantly lied about the coronavirus and knowingly allowed it to spread across Europe and the rest of the world. And that’s aside from the fact that they killed tens of millions of their own citizens through the Great Leap Forward, their one child policy, and running actual concentration camps for Uyghurs right now. The Chinese Communist Party needs to be held responsible for all of the death and economic destruction this pandemic has caused. In short, the Communist Party should be totally annihilated.
Harpoon McFierce
Harpoon McFierce 5 oy oldin
It sounds like you're not a big fan of China
Rafael Markos
Rafael Markos 6 oy oldin
"When there is demand, a company's excuse should never be that they couldn't act fast enough to capture it." Nvidia: Yes, but actually, no. Yep, I'm still salty about the 30 series launch.
Hilary in Exile
Hilary in Exile 6 oy oldin
Your conclusion seemed to suggest strict health measures, while at the same time pointed out the continued successes of Cabo and Cancún (prime examples of prioritizing the economy). In any case, it's never an either or - without the economy, people will not be healthy. They will die. COVID might kill 2% of the patients, but starvation kills 100%.
Austin Woods
Austin Woods 6 oy oldin
13:56 A blip of truth!
Austin Woods
Austin Woods 6 oy oldin
13:15 What?
Austin Woods
Austin Woods 6 oy oldin
13:50 Such a lie. 1) The two have nothing to do with each other, so don't say they correlate without offering proof and 2) China's business and leisure travel from the rest of the world is expected to be down by 1/3 well into the mid-2020s. They spent the last 20 years building their leisure travel side up and it is now decimated.
Just Another Gayboy
While somewhat true, you can begin to rebuild travel industries with a depressed demand due to the virus. Chinese travel is also suffering because other nations have closed themselves off to everyone, including China
Andril  Chakraborty
Hi sam
SunRoad 6 oy oldin
There is a certain percentage of aviation fuel in a barrel of crude oil that must be consumed, or storage will fall short, or cracking that kerosene to gasoline would be costly beyond the market price of the kerosene. This might be one of the hidden reasons behind a minimum choreography of the aviation industry, that this video has avoided to mention: Energy! Therefore, to have gasoline and diesel coming for land and sea transportation, aviation must be around, too. Interdependency between fuel types is a devil, indeed. Wail.
Jeff Bourke
Jeff Bourke 6 oy oldin
The a380 was doomed pre covid. Qantas are indeed “optimistic “.
Jeff Bourke
Jeff Bourke 6 oy oldin
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Justin Santiago 6 oy oldin
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mariokarter13 6 oy oldin
"China's virus recovery was fast." Remarkably, the number of cases drops to 0 when you stop testing.
Jari 6 oy oldin
you are wrong about the youtube algoritm
Late Night Thinker
Ayyy, Guam gets noticed by Wendover senpai
Debarshi Bhattacharyya
Your videos have become really boring lately...make better content pls
SimpleGamingPC 6 oy oldin
he need a plane license
Chu 935
Chu 935 6 oy oldin
"In the Century first pandemic" Me: the *what*
Kadamb Gupta
Kadamb Gupta 6 oy oldin
I was expecting you to cover the flights to nowhere services too that got introduced in multiple parts of the world just because people were frustrated from the lock downs and just wanted to fly even if it meant getting back to the same place after few hours of flying.
ruu 6 oy oldin
It pains me to see the CRJs being called Mitsubishi now. Shame bombardier has idiots at the top of management
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Stuart Hodges
Stuart Hodges 6 oy oldin
What kind of psychopath puts their hand luggage on the x ray belt with the handle extended? That really disturbed me.
bob smith
bob smith 6 oy oldin
Almost the entire airline industry is just pure luxury waste. Almost nobody ever NEEDS to take a flight, people just do it because they can and it's not that expensive. Less than 0.0001% of people who fly every REALLY have a good reason for flying.
Jıʏυυッ 6 oy oldin
i search *vhjxrfhlivh* and i saw this -_-
Sharath Krishnan
Sharath Krishnan 6 oy oldin
Covid Impact - Me to my wife in 2022 : “honey let’s see which new flights are now operating and book a holiday to an available destination”.
Денис Быченко
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Shuhrat Urinov
Shuhrat Urinov 6 oy oldin
"Watch the extended cut on Neb...." closes window, switches to Nebula ... No subtitles switches back to UZblock
jalabi99 6 oy oldin
0:57 "the century's first pandemic"? Maybe you meant "the decade's first pandemic", because SARS and Ebola both peaked in the early 2000s and the mid-2010s respectively.
Vqlcano 6 oy oldin
Those weren't pandemics. They were epidemics. A pandemic is a huge global health crisis, while an epidemic is a mostly regional, easily curbed disease.
G 546
G 546 6 oy oldin
United is only flying to get a stimulus pack from the feds
reit. 6 oy oldin
I love how the music is the same as the Lore podcast by Aaron Mahnke
midnight teapot
midnight teapot 6 oy oldin
re-invented ?? you mean ruined don't you . Quantas is the first airline to have announced their intention disallow any person who can not show proof of CV vaccination (after it is released obviously) from flying .
D O Double G
D O Double G 6 oy oldin
WOW, I DIDN'T KNOW THAT MITSUBISHI MANUFACTURES THE CRJ SERIES OF AIRCRAFT?!?! Really Wendover?? How can you be so spot on with all the other content of the vid but botch a minor detail like saying Mitsubishi rather than Bombardier?? It really hurts the credibility of your channel.
D O Double G
D O Double G 4 oy oldin
@Jeremy Hawkins really??? Well now don't I feel stupid. No idea how I missed that story. I'll give this response a chance to post & you to read it & then I'll delete my comment. Thank you for not only correcting me, but doing it in a polite & respectful way...I wish more people would be respectful when commenting & replying the way you did. 😉👍👍✌️
Jeremy Hawkins
Jeremy Hawkins 4 oy oldin
Mitsubishi bought the CRJ program from Bombardier, thus CRJ is marketed as Mitsubishi’s. Just like how Airbus acquired Bombardier CS series and marketed it as A220
Zhi Han Lee
Zhi Han Lee 6 oy oldin
13:36 The airport's name (天河) is actually pronounced as "tee-Ann her"
Zhi Han Lee
Zhi Han Lee 6 oy oldin
0:57 You forgot SARS, Zika, Ebola, H5N1 & H1N1 (& maybe H7N9 too?)
Vqlcano 6 oy oldin
@Zhi Han Lee The H1N1 flu might technically be a pandemic, but you cant really put it in the same class as a disease we had never seen before up to that point, like COVID. Also, MERS was a relatively small outbreak of a coronavirus that didn't spread too fast, and was contained fairly easily. That falls under the category of an epidemic.
Zhi Han Lee
Zhi Han Lee 6 oy oldin
@Vqlcano I remember H1N1 was classified at the highest of WHO's 6 levels though (& as a pandemic even faster than CoViD-19). & what about MERS too?
Vqlcano 6 oy oldin
SARS, Zika, and Ebola are all epidemics, while any variant of the flu is an endemic. He was right.
UFCMania155 6 oy oldin
But how does this relate to a toyota corolla? 🤔
Men Guarding Their Own Wallets
Easy way to get people flying again = have individual clear plastic head helmets (sort of like space-suit helmets) that each person wears, and it has fresh air pumped into it from the outside (via a small tube that comes down from the ceiling of the cabin) so that there is no risk of breathing in someone else's breath that might contain virus particles. This would work on short flights where there is no need to use the bathroom or to eat any dinner.
Aidan Castle
Aidan Castle 6 oy oldin
Nothing much to do with this vid directly, but I did see the very last Qantas 747 leave Australia for the final time, drawing a Qantas Kangaroo in the sky with their flight path bound for LA, then Mojave. It certainly shows how the virus has impacted aviation, forcing them to bring future retirements forward drastically
Dudes Assemble
Dudes Assemble 6 oy oldin
6:10 “From desperation comes invention,” Kronika (MK11)
EET FUK 6 oy oldin
The 737 Max is back bby
Biponacci 6 oy oldin
There was also the Lufthansa A380 repatriation flight to Auckland, A350 to Fiji and Nepalese A330 to Brisbane
Massimo Bosco
Massimo Bosco 7 oy oldin
Define "forever".
deer hunter
deer hunter 7 oy oldin
I would take the CCP's "miraculous" COVID recovery numbers with a huge grain of salt. It's more likely that China has tried to suppress the real numbers and try to continue as though nothing is wrong. They need to do this b/c they have a huge cash flow problem right now with investors being wary of their markets. Let's also be honest, the CCP could care less for the safety of their constituents and more for their bottom line while their undesirables suffer.
Ivor 7 oy oldin
13:32 what's that swirl on the route? Or was it just added in the FX and does not represent the approximate actual flight path?
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