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Natasha Frost


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Recent articles by Natasha:

Coronavirus-hit airports are on the brink of failure

In the UK, some airports are just weeks away from shutting down. → Read More

In the face of coronavirus, religions are embracing online community, live-streaming and conference calls

Ancient religions are turning to modern technologies to hold services and communicate with the faithful. → Read More

Photos: The world's tourist hotspots are suddenly eerily quiet —

Photos from around the world show the world's tourist sites, left to the pigeons. → Read More

You are no more likely to get coronavirus on an airplane than in any other crowded space

But whatever you're doing, make sure you wash your hands. → Read More

The European travel ban will have far-reaching consequences

Billions of dollars, thousands of flights, and around a million passengers per month. → Read More

There’s been bigger drops in New York City subway ridership in rich areas than poor ones.

New York subway stops located in high-income neighborhoods are seeing larger declines in traffic than those in low-income areas. → Read More

Trump is suspending all flights from Europe to the US to fight coronavirus

The ban does not extend to the UK. → Read More

Oil prices are historically low, but it won’t help most airlines

Many will see little relief, or none whatsoever, due to a quirk of jet fuel purchasing srategy. → Read More

The super-wealthy are turning to private jets to flee coronavirus

The fastest way out of Hong Kong and Italy—if not the cheapest. → Read More

Coronavirus fears have left tourist hotspots empty worldwide

Venice's iconic Bridge of Sighs and other hard-to-photograph spots are suddenly wide open. → Read More

This interactive map from Johns Hopkins University shows the effects of coronavirus in real time

The dashboard shows the location and number of confirmed cases as they are reported. → Read More

Ram-don, the noodle dish popularized by "Parasite," is the perfect quarantine meal

Seldom does a dish speak to both a global health crisis and a nation's rising soft power. → Read More

Coronavirus panic has anxious shoppers turning to preppers for advice

Survivalist stores are swamped with orders for everything from powdered eggs to solar-powered radios. → Read More

Coronavirus means airlines don’t need those grounded Boeing 737 Maxes after all

Airlines have bigger problems than Boeing these days. → Read More

Coronavirus has already sent one airline into bankruptcy, and plenty more are at risk

Investors are looking beyond just exposure to China for signs of weakness. → Read More

Should you travel during the coronavirus crisis?

With tens of thousands of reported Covid-19 cases, it's not unreasonable to second-guess your vacation plans. → Read More

“A lot of us are suffering”: The dark side of the flight attendant lifestyle

The high-flying lifestyle can come with a side of abject lows, including poor mental health, sleep disorders, and substance abuse issues. → Read More

Coronavirus rumors are hurting Chinatowns around the world

From San Francisco to London, irrational fears are keeping customers away. → Read More

Hong Kong’s woes mean 27,000 Cathay Pacific workers are being asked to go on unpaid leave

The airline's recent bad luck has left it more vulnerable to the impact of coronavirus than most. → Read More

Boeing’s troubles mean Airbus should be soaring—here’s why it isn’t

While its rival may be in the doldrums, the European manufacturer has problems of its own. → Read More