Aviation


Dr Harold Goodwin has worked on 4 continents with local communities, their governments and the inbound and outbound tourism industry. He is a Professor Emeritus and  Responsible Tourism Director at the Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Managing Director of the Responsible Tourism Partnership and adviser to the World Travel Market on its Responsible Tourism programme at WTM London, which attracts 4000 participants each year, and WTM Africa and Latin America and Arabian Travel Market. He chairs the panels of judges for the World Responsible Tourism Awards and the other Awards in the family, Africa, India and Latin America. Harold founded the ICRTD series of International Conferences on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in 2002, he co-chairs the conferences with the local host organisation. He is also Founder Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism which he founded in 2002 and which promotes the principles of the Cape Town Declaration.

27 January 2021

Aviation is the Achilles heel of the travel and tourism industry

Outside of lockdowns in much of Europe, domestic tourism has enabled tourism businesses to survive. Tourism businesses are hurting, and increasing numbers are closing permanently.  International […]
26 January 2021
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Australia may not open its borders again until 2022

Australia’s Health Department Chief Brendan Murphy has said it is still premature to expect the country to reopen borders in 2021. There are currently travel restrictions […]
25 January 2021

All airlines might soon require a negative Covid-19 test certificate from passengers going to Finland

On the 22nd of January, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, gave a recommendation for all airlines operating to Finland by which it recommends […]
22 January 2021

Covid-19: Negative test required to travel to the US as of 26 January

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, is expanding the requirement for a negative Covid-19 test and as of the 26th of January, international travelers […]
21 January 2021

Brussels Airlines to cancel 900 flights in February and March

Brussels Airlines will cancel a total of 900 flights in February and March, after failing to register a sufficient number of bookings, due to the coronavirus […]
20 January 2021

FedEx plans to cut 671 out of 1,700 jobs at Liege airport

FedEx, the US-based delivery service has confirmed its plan to scrap 671 of a total 1,700 jobs from its operation at Liege airport, equating to 4 […]
20 January 2021
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Aviation industry urges EU to adopt a Covid-19 ‘vaccination certificate’ for travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a […]
19 January 2021

Norwegian Air to put an end to its long haul flights

Norwegian Air has made the decision to discontinue its long-haul flights because of the severe impact the pandemic has had on commercial air travel. Since the […]
19 January 2021

Skyhall at Brussels Airport to become vaccination centre

As part of the vaccination rollout plan in Belgium, the Skyhall, the iconic former transit hall at Brussels Airport, is set to become the vaccination centre […]
11 January 2021

US airlines ban emotional support animals

Alaska Airlines recently became the first company to ban all emotional support animals from travelling on their airlines, and several other US airlines are following suit. […]
8 January 2021

Thailand bans food and drinks on domestic flights

While the city of Bangkok closes night clubs, bars, and bans the sale of alcohol to slow down the Covid-19, the Thai authorities have decided to […]
7 January 2021

Saudi Arabia reopens its airspace to Qatar after 3 years of conflict

Saudi Arabia will reopen its airspace, land and sea borders to Qatar on Monday after more than three years of severed diplomatic ties between the two […]
6 January 2021

European Commission approves €1.25 billion to recapitalize TUI

The European Commission has approved German aid of a €1.25 billion recapitalization package for TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI Group, as part […]
28 December 2020

IATA renews call on governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the […]
28 December 2020

Covid-19: Global air passenger traffic to drop by 60% to 1.8 billion in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is having serious impacts on the airline industry, as countries close borders and impose strict travel bans to limit the spread of the […]
24 December 2020
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UK shortages: Lufthansa flies more than 80 tonnes of food

Lufthansa will bring more than 80 tons of fruit and vegetables to supermarket in the UK, which are currently fearing shortages in the days leading to […]
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