Airlines park planes in Southwestern desert amid coronavirus pandemicThe coronavirus pandemic has cancelled thousands of flights, grounding airplanes across the world. Some airlines are sending their planes to temporary homes in the Southwest desert where they can be cared for long-term. Two airports in Arizona are now packed with planes from Delta, Frontier, American, and United just to name a few. The extra business is helping create revenue and hire new employees.Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.United Airlines has rolled out some new rules amid the global coronavirus pandemic to protect both crew members and customers in the fight against the viral disease.The Chicago-based carrier announced three significant changes this week – requiring flight attendants to wear face masks, adjusting seat assignments and boarding processes to promote increased social distancing, and flying a more “efficient” Boeing 737 aircraft on select cross-country routes, in lieu of the traditional Boeing 757. Starting on April 24, all United flight attendants must wear a face mask or face covering while on duty. (iStock)Starting on Friday, all United flight attendants must wear a face mask or face covering while on duty, Reuters reports. The carrier follows


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