Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson (front, centre) gathers with Virgin Galactic employees in front of the SpaceShip Two VSS Unity after a roll-out ceremony. The company is set to begin commercial space flights this year. Photo: Getty Images Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson (front, centre) gathers with Virgin Galactic employees in front of the SpaceShip Two VSS Unity after a roll-out ceremony. The company is set to begin commercial space flights this year. Photo: Getty Images
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson (front, centre) gathers with Virgin Galactic employees in front of the SpaceShip Two VSS Unity after a roll-out ceremony. The company is set to begin commercial space flights this year. Photo: Getty Images

Low air fares, better hygiene, and cancelled routes – what to expect when you book a flight in 2021

  • A revival in air travel is a certainty, but there will be changes: preflight Covid-19 tests, the retention of enhanced hygiene measures, and easier check-in
  • Low fares will tempt travellers, but airline route networks will shrink. For the adventurous with deep pockets, commercial space travel is set to begin

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Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson (front, centre) gathers with Virgin Galactic employees in front of the SpaceShip Two VSS Unity after a roll-out ceremony. The company is set to begin commercial space flights this year. Photo: Getty Images Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson (front, centre) gathers with Virgin Galactic employees in front of the SpaceShip Two VSS Unity after a roll-out ceremony. The company is set to begin commercial space flights this year. Photo: Getty Images
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson (front, centre) gathers with Virgin Galactic employees in front of the SpaceShip Two VSS Unity after a roll-out ceremony. The company is set to begin commercial space flights this year. Photo: Getty Images
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