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Sri Lankan Airlines Sri Lankan Airlines is offering ‘buy one get one free’ for Indians
Sri Lanka is reopening for Indian travellers who are fully vaccinated, and there is a tempting offer up for grabs. According to reports, Sri Lankan Airlines has introduced a buy one get one free offer for Indian leisure travellers on their Colombo return tickets
  • 31 August, 2021
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Qantas Airline Qantas restart flights 'Covid-safe' destinations by Christmas
Australian carrier Qantas expects international flights to the U.S., the U.K. and parts of Asia to resume by Christmas, CEO Alan Joyce said Thursday
  • 26 August, 2021
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British Airways British Airways doubles weekly flights from India
NEW DELHI: British Airways (BA) has from Monday (August 16) doubled its weekly India flights from 10 to 20 with the UK moving the country to the amber list followed by India allowing more flights between the two countries
  • 17 August, 2021
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Gulf Air Airline Bahrain's Gulf Air adds more routes to IATA Travel Pass trial
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has extended the IATA Travel Pass trial to include more routes. Available initially on routes from Bahrain to Athens, London and Singapore, the airline has now added flights to Dubai, Frankfurt and Paris flights to the trial
  • 14 August, 2021
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Air India Airline Air India to operate 13 non-stop weekly flights to London
After the UK lifted the travel ban from India, Air India has announced non-stop flights between India and the United Kingdom from next week. Sharing the detailed flight schedule, the national carrier said that it will operate 13 weekly flights connecting London with six Indian cities
  • 11 August, 2021
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Asian Airline Asian airlines offer perks to keep grounded elite flyers on board
SYDNEY, Aug 10 (Reuters) - From wellness workshops to dinner with a celebrity chef and flights to nowhere, Asia's big international airlines are working hard to keep their most lucrative customers engaged as the pandemic-related travel halt stretches beyond 18 months
  • 10 August, 2021
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Gulf Air Airline Gulf Air returns to London Heathrow
Gulf Air has resorted its flagship double daily direct passenger flights to London Heathrow. The move is in line with the latest decision by the British authorities to add Bahrain to the amber list for arriving travellers
  • 09 August, 2021
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Air India Airline Air India to operate direct flights from Kochi to London
International Flights Latest News: In a great relief for many Indian travelers, Cochin International Airport on Saturday said that Air India will operate direct flight services from Cochin International Airport to London on Wednesdays starting from August 18
  • 07 August, 2021
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IndiGo Airline IndiGo’s Progress Towards Becoming Sustainable Airlines in the world
IndiGo has released its first-ever ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) report this week. The report highlights a significant decrease in CO2 emission, falling nearly 14% between 2016 and 2021. Let’s find out how IndiGo has cut its carbon dioxide figures and its plans for the future
  • 01 August, 2021
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Air Canada Airline AIR CANADA sees higher bookings as COVID-19 travel curbs ease
Air Canada (AC.TO)forecast increased bookings for domestic and U.S.-bound flights in the winter as travel restrictions ease after reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday. Canada's largest carrier predicted slower cash burn as travel comes back
  • 23 July, 2021
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Qatar Airways QATAR AIRWAYS: How Qatar Airways Is Preparing For World Cup 2022 Demand
Today marks one week since the Euro 2020 final. Before the match between England and Italy went to penalties, a stadium banner showed an advertisement from Qatar Airways, stating, “See you in 2022”. This message, of course, relates to Qatar’s hosting of next year’s FIFA World Cup
  • 18 July, 2021
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Indigo Airline INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS: IndiGo Issues Guidelines For Passengers Flying to Gulf Countries | Detail Here
International Flights Latest News Today: Keeping in view the ongoing COVID pandemic and the upcoming CIOVID third wave, the IndiGo airlines on Thursday has listed guidelines for its international passengers flying to and from nine cities in seven countries
  • 15 July, 2021
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KLM Airline MIDDLE-EAST, Asia : KLM to increase flights, as border restrictions ease
The Dutch carrier KLM plans to increase its flights to Asian and Middle-Eastern destinations as countries plan for a re-opening of their borders. According to TTR Weekly, the airline’s summer network is almost the same as in 2019
  • 21 June, 2021
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Flydubai Airline flydubai expands its network in Europe
flydubai, the Dubai based airline, has announced the start of flights to Budapest and Ljubljana. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Ljubljana from 24 September and four weekly flights to Budapest from 30 September
  • 13 June, 2021
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Emirates Airline UAE nationals and residents can now travel to 19 countries, quarantine free, with Spain opening its doors
With Spain welcoming fully vaccinated international visitors starting from tomorrow, UAE travellers planning their summer getaways can now choose from over 30 cities in 19 countries across the Emirates network
  • 06 June, 2021
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United Airlines United Airlines unveils plan to revive supersonic jet travel
United Airlines announced plans on Thursday to buy 15 planes from airline startup Boom Supersonic in a move that could revive the high-speed form of air travel after the Concorde was wound down in 2003. Under the deal, United would purchase Boom's "Overture" aircraft once the planes meet "United's demanding safety
  • 05 June, 2021
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Qatar Airways Qatar Airways resumes Phuket flights as it reopens to international tourism
DOHA, Qatar (The Nation/ANN): Qatar Airways marks a significant milestone in the rebound of international leisure travel with the resumption of four weekly flights to the famed holiday destination of Phuket, Thailand, starting July 1
  • 02 June, 2021
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British Airways British Airways Begins Trial of IATA Travel Pass
British Airways started a trial of the IATA Travel Pass, on flights from Heathrow to Geneva and Zurich in Switzerland on Tuesday. Once the app has been downloaded onto a mobile device from the app store, customers need to create an account and will be presented with the entry requirements for their destination
  • 02 June, 2021
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Korean Air Korean Air receives 5-Star Airline COVID-19 safety rating
Seoul [South Korea], May 31 (ANI/Global Economic): Korean Air announced on May 27 that it has been selected as a 5-star airline by Skytrax, receiving the highest level of safety rating related to the prevention of COVID-19
  • 31 May, 2021
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United Airlines Vaccinated? You could receive a year of free travel with United Airlines
As part of the “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes, available to new and existing loyalty members, customers who upload their vaccination records to United Airlines’ mobile app or website by June 22 can be entered to win a roundtrip flight for two, in any class of service
  • 24 May, 2021
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Qatar Airways Quarantine Hotels for Qatar Airways passengers
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia government has mandated that from 20 May 2021, all non-immune travellers will be required to undertake 7 nights quarantine in one of a specified group of hotels on arrival
  • 20 May, 2021
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Lufthansa Airline Lufthansa sees surge in demand for transatlantic, Europe flights
Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) said on Tuesday it was seeing a surge in demand for flights to the United States and to European destinations following a loosening of German travel restrictions as coronavirus case numbers decline
  • 18 May, 2021
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Travel How to travel with a dog?
It’s hard to travel with pets, whether your animal is large or small, cat or dog. Whatever the mode of transportation, it’s essential to prepare for the trip, which requires some proper planning. Some trips are easier for dogs than others, but you want to make sure your pup is as comfortable as possible no matter what
  • 10 May, 2021
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American Airlines American Airlines is betting on South America for 2021
Tourism-dependent Latin America was among the first regions to welcome US tourists during the coronavirus pandemic, and American was standing ready to fly eager travelers. Earlier in the year, the airline had announced new flights to cities in Chile, Colombia
  • 10 May, 2021
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Travel and Tourism Online Careers Fair for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Students
An online Careers Fair for hospitality, travel and tourism students, to be held on 28th May, aims to rebuild their collective confidence after the trauma of Covid. For those undertaking diploma and degree programmes in hospitality and tourism, lockdown has been particularly challenging
  • 10 May, 2021
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Latam Airlines LATAM: Vaccine Tourism Is Driving Demand in 2021
LATAM Airlines Group, the region’s largest carrier, said on Thursday that it is seeing increased demand from South Americans seeking to travel to the United States to get vaccinated against the coronavirus
  • 7 May, 2021
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Holland Travel, tourism season kicks off with contests and promotions
HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) – Tulip Time in Holland is just part of the kickoff of the spring and summer tourism season in Michigan … and perhaps the nation. The 38th National Travel and Tourism Week runs through Saturday, with a theme of “The Power of Travel.”
  • 2 May, 2021
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Sri Lankan Airlines Sri Lanka plans travel bubble with India to revive tourism: Sri Lankan Airlines
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka and India are planning to have a travel bubble to revive tourism between the two neighbouring countries, the island nation's national carrier Sri Lankan Airlines has announced. As an initial step, a combined delegation of Indian tour operators and journalists
  • 21 April, 2021
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Etihad Airways ETIHAD begins IATA Travel Pass trials
Etihad Airways has become the latest airline to carry out trials of the IATA Travel Pass, with the initiative taking place on flights from Abu Dhabi to North America. This news comes after gulf carrier Emirates launched its trials last week
  • 20 April, 2021
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British Airways BRITISH AIRWAYS calls for vaccinated people to travel without restrictions
British Airways's new boss said vaccinated people should be allowed to travel without restriction and non-vaccinated people with a negative Covid-19 test, as he set out his ideas for a travel restart a month before the UK government finalises its plans
  • 14 March, 2021
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British Airways BRITISH AIRWAYS will provide self-testing kits when travel resumes in May
British Airways plans to restart foreign travel soon. Currently, travel in the UK is banned apart from essential services but the airline is hoping it to take off again from May. Many sectors in the UK have incurred severe losses due to the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns
  • 07 March, 2021
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES and DHA to launch COVID-19 digital verification system for travel
The UAE’s largest airline has partnered with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to launch a system that will reportedly enable centralised, digital verification of traveller COVID-19 medical records. In the coming months, Emirates will work with the DHA to link IT systems of DHA-approved
  • 25 February, 2021
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United Airlines UNITED AIRLINES using technology to help with travel during Covid
United Airlines said it’s going to use technology to try and give travelers more information about Covid-19 travel requirements, restrictions and testing. The Chicago-based carrier (Nasdaq: UAL) said its new “Travel-Ready Center” will be a place where travelers can upload testing and vaccination
  • 26 January, 2021
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Etihad Airways UAE : UAE’s Emirates, Etihad to roll out IATA’s Travel Pass for Covid-19 test results and vaccination certificates
Dubai carrier Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways have partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to trial the IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app that helps passengers manage their travel and conform with relevant government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information
  • 19 January, 2021
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Sri Lanka SRI LANKA to launch direct flights to Myanmar to boost tourism this year
COLOMBO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka will establish air links with Myanmar this year to boost tourism, including travels for medical and religious purposes, its Foreign Ministry said in a statement here Friday. The announcement on air connectivity between the two countries was made after a meeting was held among Sri Lanka's Foreign Secretary
  • 15 January, 2021
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American Airlines AMERICAN AIRLINES is First US Airline to Introduce Health Passport for All International Travel to US
FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines is the first U.S. airline to introduce an easy way to provide results from a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) test and other completed documents required for international travel into the United States. The VeriFLY app, a mobile health passport that helps customers understand and verify their travel requirements
  • 14 January, 2021
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Qatar Airways National carriers announce resumption of Qatar-Saudi air travel
The national carriers of Qatar and Saudi Arabia have announced the resumption of air travel between the two countries starting next week, just days after a deal was reached to end a years-long regional diplomatic dispute
  • 09 January, 2021
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Qantas Airways The world's safest airlines for 2021 revealed
There may have been far fewer airplanes in the skies this past year, but if you're looking ahead to future travel, you might take heed of the latest rankings of the world's safest airlines from AirlineRatings.com
  • 04 January, 2021
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Saudi Arabia Airlines Flights to Saudi Arabia resume as Kingdom ends temporary travel ban
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has lifted the temporary travel ban imposed last December as a precautionary measure following the detection of a mutated type of Covid-19 in a number of countries, the Ministry of Interior said early Sunday
  • 03 January, 2021
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Singapore Airlines SINGAPORE AIRLINES resumes UK flights to Australia
Australians stranded in the United Kingdom and Europe will once again be able to fly home from London via Singapore, after the country lifted a ban on people transiting through Changi Airport from Britain. The Singaporean government's decision last week to block anyone travelling
  • 02 January, 2021
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport INDIA-UK air travel to resume partially from 8 Jan: Govt issues SOPs
The Indian government on Friday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for passengers who will be arriving from the UK after partial resumption of flights from 8 January, 2021 amid concerns of new Covid-19 strain, which was first identified in Britain
  • 01 January, 2021
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Morocco-Israel Morocco-Israel direct flights to kick off in two to three months
Direct air routes between Morocco and Israel are expected to be launched in two to three months, following a deal signed by the two countries on the sidelines of a visit of an Israeli-US delegation to Rabat, tourism minister Nadia Fettah Alaoui said
  • 25 December, 2020
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United Airlines United Airlines issues fee waiver for travel to London
United Airlines Holdings Inc. UAL, -2.53% said Monday that it has issued a fee waiver for changes to travel plans to London. The waiver comes amid an outbreak of a new strain of COVID-19 that has spread across southern England. A number of EU countries, including France and Belgium
  • 21 December, 2020
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Flydubai Airline flydubai Offers Passengers Multi-risk Travel Insurance
Dubai-based flydubai has announced that it will provide passengers with a new multi-risk travel insurance which will be automatically applied to all passengers purchasing a flydubai ticket from 01 December 2020
  • 7 December, 2020
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Domestic Air Travel INDIA : Almost 65% of domestic air travel back to pre COVID-19 level: Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola
Nearly 65 percent of the domestic air travel has returned to the pre-COVID-19 level and now there is a need to evolve a strategy to bring back the tourism industry on its feet, Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said on Saturday
  • 28 November, 2020
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Air Canada Airline AIR CANADA launches Unique Holiday Campaign Celebrating The Gift Of Travel
Air Canada just launched the Gift of Travel, an integrated initiative that pays homage to the actions of community heroes who are making a memorable impact when helping their fellow Canadians during Covid-19. The program focuses on hope and optimism
  • 28 November, 2020
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Lufthansa Airline LUFTHANSA trials lie-flat economy seat concept
(CNN) — With social distancing at forefront of everyone's minds, having your own space on an airplane has never been so important. But would you pay extra to spread out over a row of economy seats?
  • 27 November, 2020
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Qantas Airline QANTAS AIRWAYS moves to require COVID-19 Vaccine for Air Travel
A widespread vaccine for COVID-19 hasn’t reached the public yet, but already, airlines are planning for how to handle travelers with and without immunity. On Monday, Alan Joyce, the CEO of Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways, shared that his airline would eventually
  • 24 November, 2020
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Airline Airline body IATA develops mobile apps for COVID-era travel
PARIS (Reuters) - Global aviation body IATA is developing a set of mobile apps to help passengers to navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions and securely share test and vaccine certificates with airlines and governments, it said on Monday
  • 23 November, 2020
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Hawaiian Airlines HAWAIIAN AIRLINES expands Pre-Travel COVID-19 Testing Program
Domestic travel from the mainland to Hawaii was largely offline over the summer due to strict COVID-19 lockdown measures put into place in the island state. To get into any of the islands, strict, 14-day quarantines were required for anyone flying in from the mainland
  • 23 November, 2020
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Japan Airlines The key to reviving international travel
This is the fourth installment of a series in collaboration with the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) Japan, which will explore how the coronavirus pandemic has revealed the need for a reset of the world’s economic and social systems
  • 22 November, 2020
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India Travel Industry IATO Asks Government for Restoration of Tourist Visas
India travel industry players continue to make great efforts to see that tourism gets back on track once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. In the latest news, the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) President, Pronab Sarkar, requested the Government of India to announce the dates for restoration of E-Visas and Tourist Visas as well as resumption of international flight
  • 21 November, 2020
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES Partners with FlySafair to Strengthen Travel Options in South Africa
Emirates airline and FlySafair today announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair’s network in South Africa. Through the arrangement, Emirates and FlySafair plan to offer the ease of single-ticket travel
  • 16 November, 2020
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Albany International Airport Albany airport unveils digital incubator for safe, post-pandemic air travel
ALBANY, N.Y. — Albany International Airport, in collaboration with General Electric, launched the first digitally-focused airport aimed at demonstrating new technologies to make air travel safer in a post-pandemic world
  • 15 November, 2020
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Havana Airport CUBA reopens Havana airport ahead of tourism season
Havana airport will open to regular commercial flights on 15 November after being closed for seven and a half months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes on time for what is traditionally the Caribbean island nation’s high tourist season from November to March although the pandemic is expected to reduce the flow of visitors
  • 13 November, 2020
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES resumes flights to 4 destinations, including Phuket
Dubai – Emirates airline has resumed flights to three European cities as well as Thailand's world-famous tourist destination Phuket. The carrier resumed flights to the Italian city of Bologna and two German cities Düsseldorf and Hamburg
  • 3 November, 2020
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IndiGo Airline IndiGo offers RT-PCR Covid-19 testing for domestic, international flyers at home
IndiGo has said that if any passenger undertaking the COVID-19 RT-PCR test he or she may also provide an exemption from quarantine to the passengers subject to the respective laws of the country or state
  • 3 November, 2020
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Garuda Indonesia International Airline Garuda Indonesia Set To Merge With Other Indonesian Travel Companies
Garuda Indonesia is to merge with other state-run companies to cut costs. The Indonesian government has decided to merge Garuda Indonesia, its offshoot Citilink, and several tourism companies, all under one umbrella
  • 2 November, 2020
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Phuket International Airport PHUKET is “100% ready” for Special Tourist Visa flights – Transport Minister
The Phuket International Airport is ready for international tourists. The airport has been preparing for weeks and initially expected a group foreigners on the new Special Tourist Visa to arrive last month
  • 2 November, 2020
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Qantas Airline Qantas to Operate Series of Scenic Getaway Flights
Qantas has confirmed plans to operate a series of scenic getaway flights landing at some of Australia’s key holiday destinations following the success of its recent 7-hour aerial tourism flight while many border restrictions were still in place
  • 2 November, 2020
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AirAsia Airline AirAsia's unlimited flight pass for Filipinos as travel restrictions ease
MANILA, Philippines — The tourism industry is slowly recovering, starting with the re-opening of Boracay to leisure travelers. More flights, accommodations and tours are resuming operations to accommodate excited travelers after being stuck at home for so long!
  • 2 November, 2020
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Private flying Private flying may reach a new high amid Covid-19
When air travel in India effectively stopped in March, private jet operators feared the worst, believing the pandemic would decimate their businesses. On the contrary, however, many have held up surprisingly well
  • 1 November, 2020
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Flydubai Airline flydubai Launches Flights to the Maldives
flydubai continues to provide passengers with more opportunities to travel by introducing additional frequencies and adjusted flight times to improve connectivity across its network. The carrier has been steadily increasing its operations since July
  • 29 October, 2020
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Hawaiian Airlines HAWAIIAN AIRLINES to restart America's longest domestic flight
Less than two weeks after Hawaii began welcoming back visitors from the mainland, Hawaiian Airlines says it's reviving the longest domestic commercial flight in the United States
  • 26 October, 2020
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Air New Zealand Airline AIR NEW ZEALAND offers 'mystery breaks' to lure travelers back
Air New Zealand is bringing back its Mystery Breaks program, where travelers pay a flat fee to book an entire vacation package with the airline and agree not to find out their destination until two days before they leave
  • 20 October, 2020
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Qantas Airways QANTAS seven-hour flight to nowhere sells out in 10 minutes
(CNN) — Pre-pandemic, many of us viewed flying simply as a method of getting from one destination to another as quickly as possible. But amid global restrictions, travelers have been daydreaming not only about far-flung destinations, but the flying experience itself
  • 18 September, 2020
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United Airlines INDIA : More foreign airlines for Indian flyers under travel bubbles
As India is exploring options to set up air bubbles with more countries to facilitate international travel in a restricted manner, a number of foreign airlines from countries with which India has already set up air bubbles have resumed their operations in the country
  • 12 September, 2020
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Etihad Airways ETIHAD AIRWAYS to provide COVID-19 insurance to passengers to boost travel confidence
DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways on Monday said it would cover medical and quarantine costs for passengers if they contract the new coronavirus after travelling on one of its flights
  • 07 September, 2020
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Israel ISRAEL releases outline that may allow Israelis to travel to Uman
YERUSHALAYIM - Following extended discussions over the past week to find a way to allow Israelis to travel to Uman, Ukraine, for the annual nesiah to the kever of the Rebbe Reb Nachman of Breslov, zy”a, for Rosh Hashanah
  • 05 September, 2020
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Asian Flights VIETNAM to resume some Asian flights as curbs on business travel ease
Vietnam plans to restart international commercial flights to and from six Asian cities from mid-September, state media reported on Thursday, ending months of coronavirus-related suspension after easing some restrictions on foreign business travelers
  • 03 September, 2020
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Air Canada AIR CANADA, TORONTO AIRPORT start trial program to ease International Travel Restrictions
The recovery of international air traffic after the demand slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been made very difficult by the persisting limitations to international mobility that are still in place in many countries. Among the Group of Eight countries
  • 31 August, 2020
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United Airlines UNITED AIRLINES removing change fees, free standby on same day of travel
DENVER (KDVR) — On Sunday, United Airlines said it is permanently removing the $200 change fee on all standard Economy and Premium cabin tickets for travel within the U.S.
  • 30 August, 2020
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Alaska Airlines ALASKA AIRLINES reinvents touch-free travel for passengers
Despite challenging times in the midst of the novel coronavirus, modern technology consistently makes things just a little easier. While airlines across the U.S. recover after more than half a year of hardship upon the spread of COVID-19
  • 27 August, 2020
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Japanese Airline JAPANESE AIRLINES testing hands-free bathroom doors
Even before the coronavirus pandemic ignited global conversations about hygiene, there was one part of an airplane that nobody wanted to touch -- the bathroom door
  • 24 August, 2020
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Lufthansa Airline LUFTHANSA : Safe Travel During the Corona Pandemic, Lufthansa Group Signs European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
With air transport being one of the sectors most affected by the corona pandemic, it makes it even more important to strengthen confidence in flying as a safe form of travel. Therefore, the Lufthansa Group has signed on to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
  • 21 August, 2020
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United Airlines UNITED AIRLINES : Florida tourism could see boom from United Airlines
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida has one of the highest rates of coronavirus in the world, once again reaching a record number of deaths on Tuesday, but United Airlines says that’s where customers want to go this winter, so on Wednesday
  • 15 August, 2020
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Southwest Airlines SOUTHWEST AIRLINES’ Corp Travel Biz: A Year On, Down But Not Out
Southwest Airlines launched a dedicated corporate travel unit called Southwest Business in August last year. The division took on extra account managers, set up a partner desk and signed new deals with distribution and ticketing technology companies
  • 10 August, 2020
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India INDIA : Flying to India from abroad? Check out the new international travel rules here
The Union health ministry had issued a set of revised guidelines for international arrivals. As per the new guidelines, five categories of passengers are exempted from the mandatory seven-day institutional quarantine. These guidelines are applicable from August 8
  • 10 August, 2020
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British Airways INDIA: British Airways Announces Flights to London From These 4 Cities From August 17
Air Travel Latest News: UK-based airlines British Airways on Friday announced that it will be operating five flights every week from Delhi and Mumbai, and four each week from Hyderabad and Bengaluru to London’s Heathrow airport from August 17
  • 7 August, 2020
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Japan Airlines CHINA adds flights from Japan and South Korea as Travel Curbs Ease
China allowed more scheduled passenger flights from Japan and South Korea as the Asian countries gradually ease coronavirus travel curbs. But finding affordable tickets is still difficult for many travelers as average prices are up nearly tenfold amid high demand
  • 6 August, 2020
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Virgin Galactic VIRGIN GALACTIC’S Supersonic Aircraft could travel from London to New York in 90 minutes
Virgin Galactic, an aerospace and space travel company that’s part of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, is on track to develop a new generation of high-speed aircrafts that will shorten the trip from London
  • 5 August, 2020
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JetBlue Airline JETBLUE continues commitment to blocking middle seats, Travel Flexibility into October
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced several updates to its Safety from the Ground Up program, a multi-layered commitment to the safety of its crewmembers and customers. JetBlue is extending its commitment to seat distancing
  • 5 August, 2020
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Alaska Airlines ALASKA AIRLINES will enforce face coverings : No mask, no travel, no exceptions
Starting Friday, all Alaska Airlines passengers age 2 and older will be required to wear a cloth mask or face covering over their nose and mouth as a safeguard against spreading the coronavirus — with no exceptions
  • 5 August, 2020
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ETIHAD AIRWAYS introduces MicrobeBARRIER face protection for premium passengers
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched innovative new protective wear for First and Business class guests. As part of its new health and hygiene programme, Etihad Wellness, premium passengers will receive a snood style facemask for use throughout their journey and beyond.
  • 4 August, 2020
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BRITISH AIRWAYS : Airline reveals new flight destinations this month in boost for holidays
BRITISH AIRWAYS has announced that it will be resuming flights to new destinations this month in welcome news for Britons looking for a holiday abroad this summer.
  • 4 August, 2020
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Air India INDIA : Passengers to undergo mandatory 7-day paid quarantine
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), on part of the central government, has issued fresh guidelines for international air passengers arriving in India. The new guidelines are set to come into effect from August 8
  • 4 August, 2020
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Auckland International Airport NEW ZEALAND preparing airport for travel bubble
Auckland: Auckland International Airport in New Zealand will be separated into two zones in preparation for a potential air corridor between the country and the Cook islands, it was announced on Monday
  • 3 August, 2020
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New Zealand AIR NEW ZEALAND partners with Tourism New Zealand on winter ‘Do something new, New Zealand’ campaign
Air New Zealand has partnered with Tourism New Zealand on a campaign launched this year to get Kiwis holidaying around the country while foreign tourists aren't allowed. The winter phase of the 'Do something new, New Zealand' campaign launched on Monday
  • 3 August, 2020
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES AIRLINE restores half of pre-pandemic passenger network
Emirates airline said it has resumed passengers operations to half of its pre-pandemic destination network, with nine new destinations added in the past week. The Dubai carrier has also started to gradually reintroduce its Airbus A380 to its network
  • 3 August, 2020
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Foreign Airlines INDIA : Here Are 7 Foreign Airlines That Have Resumed Air Travel Amid COVID-19
International Flights Latest News: The air bubble agreement for international flights between India and countries like the USA, UK, France, Germany and UAE is back as the ban on foreign
  • 3 August, 2020
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United Airlines UNITED AIRLINES launches text hotline for passengers with any COVID-19 concern
As rules and policies for air travel continue to evolve amid the coronavirus pandemic, United is keeping its passengers informed with the help of a new text hotline
  • 31 July, 2020
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India-UAE flights INDIA : Bookings open for India-UAE flights from July 31 to August 15
Flights from India to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah will resume from tomorrow (July 31), Air India Express announced late Thursday evening. The airline opened bookings for India-UAE flights
  • 31 July, 2020
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Philippine Airlines PHILIPPINE AIRLINES resumes weekly flight to Dubai
Philippine Airlines (PAL) will start flying to Dubai twice a week starting August 4, according to its latest travel advisory. The Philippines' national carrier will be operating
  • 31 July, 2020
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JetBlue Airline JETBLUE becomes first airline to deploy UV light devices to help reduce viruses, bacteria
PHOENIX – JetBlue will become the first airline to implement a cutting-edge UV light technology that will significantly reduce certain viruses and bacteria inside planes
  • 30 July, 2020
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES reports high travel bookings
Dubai: Dubai’s Emirates airline said it is seeing an increase in interest and bookings since Dubai reopened on July 7, in a sign that the emirate’s tourism industry
  • 29 July, 2020
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AirAsia Airline INDIA : AIR ASIA passengers to get support services through WhatsApp
In a big convenience, AirAsia India customers will now be able get support services through WhatsApp following the budget carrier making available its virtual assistant
  • 28 July, 2020
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Cebu Pacific Airline CEBU PACIFIC celebrates Eid Al Adha with Dh79 seat sale for a limited time
UAE-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and residents can now plan their next travel to the Philippines as Cebu Pacific holds a Dh79 seat sale in time for the celebration of Eid Al Adha
  • 28 July, 2020
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Etihad Airways ETIHAD : All Abu Dhabi-bound passengers need to show negative COVID-19 test result
From August 1, all Etihad passengers flying to Abu Dhabi or transiting through Abu Dhabi will be asked to show a negative Covid-19 PCR test result when they check-in for their flight
  • 28 July, 2020
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British Airways BRITISH AIRWAYS to make Cornwall-Heathrow link even more successful
After months of discussions and planning, Cornwall Airport Newquay launched British Airways’ Public Service Obligation (PSO) operation to and from London Heathrow on 24 July
  • 28 July, 2020
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United Airlines UNITED, AMERICAN & DELTA AIRLINES reassure travel advisors about safety of flying
Sales chiefs at United, American and Delta sought to assure travel advisors attending a Travel Weekly webinar that their clients would be safe in flight
  • 27 July, 2020
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES launches Most Enticing Travel Initiative Of 2020 to get passengers flying again
Most travellers have had their wings crunched this year. But as jetsetting slowly returns, carriers which have the funding and incentive to keep running flights
  • 27 July, 2020
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SpiceJet Airline SPICEJET to become first Indian budget airline to operate twin aisle
NEW DELHI: SpiceJet will become the first Indian low cost carrier (LCC) to operate a wide body aircraft on medium and long haul routes. The Ajay Singh-owned airline has
  • 27 July, 2020
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Jomo Kenyatta International Airport KENYA : Five international airlines to resume flights in and out of Kenya
Five major airlines are set to resume flights in and out of Kenya following the easing of international travel restrictions by President Uhuru Kenyatta
  • 26 July, 2020
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British Airways EAST AFRICA : East African regional tourism set for revival from International flights
Major international airlines are set to resume passenger schedule flights to Kenya, bringing new hopes for fast track recovery of regional tourism after four months of air transport
  • 26 July, 2020
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Vande Bharat Mission INDIA to connect with US, Canada, Qatar, Oman , UAE, Singapore and more countries
Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 Latest News: A day after making the announcement that the phase 5 of Vande Bharat Mission will start from August 1, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh
  • 26 July, 2020
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Rules New rules for Air Travel after pandemic
Canceled flights. Mandatory masks. Temperature screenings. Air travel just isn't the same since the COVID-19 outbreak. We're flying in a strange and often confusing world. So what are the new rules for air travel after the pandemic?
  • 24 July, 2020
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INDIA adopts touchless travel
As domestic flights in India resumed on 25 May following a two-month lockdown, significant changes to the passenger experience were immediately apparent.
  • 24 July, 2020
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INDIA INDIA : International flights explained, who can fly on special planes
Resumption of international flights: Even as airlines - both Indian and foreign - have been accorded the permissions to fly passengers of any citizenship on either of the flight legs, passengers will be subjected to the restrictions imposed by the respective government of the destination country.
  • 26 July, 2020
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EMIRATES EMIRATES AIRLINES: Know the rules if you’re boarding the flight or travelling to Dubai
Persons who are boarding Emirates Airlines flight or travelling to Dubai must follow certain processes before flying into the populous city of UAE.
  • 24 July, 2020
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Emirates Airlines Flying into Dubai ? Here’s what you need you need to know
Dubai has now opened its doors to all tourists after nearly four months months of restrictions on international travel in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic
  • 24 July, 2020
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Qatar Airways QATAR AIRWAYS launches flights to Cebu
DOHA, Qatar — Qatar Airways continues to show its resilience, launching another new destination during this crisis with Cebu, Philippines joining Brisbane, Australia and Toronto
  • 23 July, 2020
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SpiceJet Airline SPICEJET to Fly India-US International Flight soon
SpiceJet has been designated as Indian Scheduled carrier for the flight services to the US, making it the only private Indian air carrier in India and only the second airline
  • 23 July, 2020
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Emirates Airline EMIRATES to offer free cover of COVID-19 medical costs for passengers
In a unique offer, Dubai's Emirates airline will now cover medical expenses of up to 150,000 euros (Dh638,363) and quarantine costs of 100 euros (Dh425.5) per day for 14 days for passengers
  • 23 July, 2020
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United Airline United, Lufthansa ,American, More CEOs Join Hands to Restore Air Travel between US and Europe
Airline executives on Tuesday called on the U.S. and European Union to once again allow air travel between the two regions by implementing a COVID-19 testing program
  • 22 July, 2020
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Indigo Airline INDIGO SURVEY : 68% travellers feel flying is the safest mode of travel
A consumer survey conducted by IndiGo revealed that travellers feel air travel (68 per cent) is the safest mode of transportation in the current scenario
  • 21 July, 2020
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Air India Airline AIR INDIA to operate more than 100 flights between India and USA
International Flights: Air India will operate 180 flights between India and USA from July 22 under Vande Bharat Mission. Flights will operate to/from New York, Chicago
  • 20 July, 2020
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American Airlines AMERICAN AIRLINES revamps Check-In, Baggage Drop-Off as Contactless Experience
American Airlines debuted new contactless technology to help passengers check in and drop off their luggage hands-free while traveling in the wake of coronavirus
  • 20 July, 2020
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AIR INDIA EXPRESS AIR INDIA EXPRESS : No COVID-19 tests needed for children under 12 flying to UAE from India
Dubai: Air India Express has announced that children under 12 years flying with the airline from India to the UAE are now exempted from the mandatory COVID-19 PCR test
  • 20 July, 2020
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Etihad Airways ETIHAD AIRWAYS to resume flights to Shanghai
The UAE's national airline, Etihad Airways, will resume passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai, from July 27. "The service will operate with an initial weekly flight using a Boeing
  • 20 July, 2020
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Vande Bharat Flights INDIA : International Flights Resume | Travel agents free to book Vande Bharat Mission Flights
Since the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus, hundreds of thousands of Indians have been stranded in various locations around the globe due to geographical lockdowns
  • 18 July, 2020
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Air France AIRFRANCE resumes flights to India
Air France will operate 28 flights between Paris, and Indian cities - Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru from July 18 to August 1
  • 18 July, 2020
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Alliance Air ALLIANCE AIR to bring remote Bastar area into India’s aviation map
Air India's regional subsidiary Alliance Air is all set to bring the remote Bastar area of Chhattisgarh on India's aviation map by connecting Jagdalpur to Raipur and Hyderabad
  • 18 July, 2020
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Egypt’s Tourism EGYPT receives 41 flights from Ukraine since July 1
Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany held several meetings with Ukrainian officials during his visit to Ukraine, where he discussed the positive signs of tourism’s
  • 18 July, 2020
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Air Travel Bubbles INDIA establishes ‘Air Travel Bubbles’
NEW DELHI: India on Thursday allowed limited international flights to select countries, nearly four months after shutting down all travel in the wake of Covid-19 restrictions
  • 17 July, 2020
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IndiGo Airline INDIGO AIRLINES to allow double seat bookings from 24th July
New Delhi: To ensure safe travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, Indian airlines IndiGo has launched 6E double seat bookings that allows passengers to book two seats for a single passenger
  • 17 July, 2020
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Turkey TURKEY : 1st Charter Plane arrives as Tourism Rebounds on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast
The Turkish tourism industry is witnessing developments that will help it save at least part of this year’s season, which has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic
  • 16 July, 2020
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Emirates Airline Emirates and Etihad Airways resume connections from Munich to Gulf Region
Relaunch of flights from Munich to the Gulf: The Arabic airline Emirates is now again flying from Munich to Dubai. A Boeing 777-300ER will be used for these flights
  • 16 July, 2020
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Air Travel Hazmat Suits for Air Travel are here
(Bloomberg) -- After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended widespread use of face masks to help slow the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus
  • 16 July, 2020
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Qatar Airways QATAR AIRWAYS - First International Airline to Resume Flights to the Maldives
Airline will also resume flights this month to Addis Ababa, Antalya, Bodrum, Djibouti, Helsinki and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen. The airlines’ network will expand to more than 450 weekly flights
  • 15 July, 2020
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Budapest Airport HUNGARY : BUDAPEST AIRPORT welcomes growing passenger numbers and new routes
As passenger figures at Budapest Airport begin to grow week by week, the airline development team have reason to celebrate and declare that the Hungarian gateway is more than ready to welcome an increasing
  • 15 July, 2020
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Qatar Executive QATAR EXECUTIVE announces The Diamond Agreement - An Unparalleled Private Jet Programme
Qatar Executive is delighted to announce the introduction of its new and exclusive Diamond Agreement, which enables customers to pre-purchase flight time at fixed-hourly rates
  • 15 July, 2020
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Wizz Air Airline WIZZ AIR launches 5 new routes to St Petersburg
The Hungary’s low-cost air carrier Wizz Air is busy with thinking of expanding its Russia-bound business instead of calculating loss due to the coronavirus. Demonstrating incredible optimism in the future of tourism
  • 15 July, 2020
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London’s Heathrow Airport LONDON’S Heathrow Airport to start COVID-19 testing
You do not have to go into quarantine upon arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport now, but only if you take a Coronavirus test. The Heathrow Airport is planning to start the first COVID-19 test for passengers
  • 14 July, 2020
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AirAsia Airline AIRASIA launches in-house app to enhance operational efficiency of airline
AirAsia India on Tuesday said it has launched an in-house app called "RedSmart", in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services to enhance the operational efficiency of the airline by helping manage
  • 14 July, 2020
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