Coronavirus: ‘Flight to nowhere’ gives travellers their plane fix in 1,300-mile sightseeing trip

Qantas is also taking off on a sightseeing flight in October – and it sold out in minutes this week.

Sky News
Date: 19 September 2020

Passengers were in good spirits as they took to the skies again

A plane full of passengers has landed back where it took off after a round-trip "flight to nowhere" of more than 1,300 miles.

The jet flew about 650 miles north (1046 km) from Taiwan for a spot of aerial sightseeing around the South Korean holiday island of Jeju – before heading straight back.

It was designed to give people their hit of plane travel at a time when many are unwilling or unable to go on foreign holidays due to the coronavirus.

Saturday's flight by Tigerair Taiwan carried about 120 people, some wearing traditional Korean dress, and the plane circled low to give them a good view of the island.     [FULL  STORY]

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