China Southern celebrates A380 pilot who spent 189 days quarantined in 2021 News Flight Global


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China Southern Airlines has described one of its Airbus A380 pilots as the “King of Quarantine” after he spent 189 days, or 4,536h, in isolation during 2021. In a 14 January post on social media site Twitter, the Guangzhou-based airline writes: “On duty in 2021, he delivered thousands of passengers and supplies around the world on board the superjumbo.” A more detailed WeChat post from the carrier – which is intended to celebrate the “great sacrifice and dedication” of its crew during the Covid-19 pandemic – suggests Ma Jian was on duty for 75 days during the year, completing 505h...