Planes Are Grounded—but Not For the Rich

Here’s how people are getting around flight rules

How the rich and powerful are skirting flight restrictions

For the past few months, charter planes have been shipping people and possessions to where they’re needed most. Charter planes provide a shadow world of transportation, moving essential cargo like personal protective equipment and medical staff, alongside less-than-essential cargo for the mega-rich. When a global pandemic hits the world and shuts down much of society, you begin to realize what’s…

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