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26 April 2021

Ethiopian becomes the first African airline to trial IATA Travel Pass

Ethiopian Airlines Group has become the first African airline to conduct a trial of the IATA Travel Pass, a digital travel mobile app to enhance efficiency […]
26 April 2021

Bar and restaurant terraces to reopen in Belgium on 8th May

Following Friday’s Consultative Committee meeting and the consequent press conference held, the latest relaxations of the current Covid-19 restrictions in Belgium have been announced. Covering both […]
26 April 2021

Greenland: a forerunner for Europe?

Every one of us has heard of Greenland and has a certain perception, which might be – or not – in accordance with the reality on […]
26 April 2021

US Travel & Tourism sector suffered a loss of $766 billion in 2020

The annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today revealed the U.S. Travel & Tourism sector suffered a significant loss […]
23 April 2021

“America is back”: Biden to cut US emissions at least in half by 2030

The Washington Post reported this week that President Biden will pledge to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by the end of the […]
23 April 2021
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US State Department to add more than 100 Countries to ‘Do Not Travel’ list

This week the U.S. State Department announced its “Do Not Travel” guidance would be expanded to cover about 80% of countries worldwide. The statement referred to […]
22 April 2021

Portugal’s Ribatejo conquers Belgian market

The Ribatejo Region has become a gateway to the single European market with its more than 500 million consumers. Thanks to the its entrepreneurship, Ribatejo already […]
22 April 2021

United adds flights to Croatia, Greece and Iceland as countries reopen to vaccinated travelers

United is adding three new flights to its international network, giving travelers more options for summer travel by flying direct to countries that are starting to […]
22 April 2021

Airline industry expects to lose $47.7 billion in 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021, an improvement on the estimated net industry loss of $126.4 […]
21 April 2021

Brussels Airlines thinks it is time to thank those everyday heroes

In tough times, tough people rise and transcend. The past year, so many people rolled up their sleeves and went above and beyond to help others. […]
21 April 2021

India signs “travel bubble” with Sri Lanka

According to Travel Weekly Asia, the Civil Aviation Ministry of India announced on Twitter that the country has agreed to establish an ‘air travel bubble’ with […]
21 April 2021

Maldives to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all arriving tourists

Authorities in Maldives have announced that all tourists would receive the Covid-19 vaccine upon arrival. The measure is part of a plan in that country that […]
21 April 2021

Australia’s Qantas predicts increase in domestic capacity to above pre-Covid levels

Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd has said that for the next financial year it predicts an increase in domestic travel capacity which would will exceed pre-pandemic levels. […]
21 April 2021

‘Now or Never’ for Single European Sky

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the Single European Sky (SES) project to reform Europe’s air traffic management system faces collapse if European states […]
21 April 2021

Vaccinated people to be granted prayer permit to visit Mecca and Medina

For a second year in a row, the holy days of Ramadan will be observed under strict coronavirus restrictions in Saudi Arabia. Safety measures will remain […]
20 April 2021

IATA and Unilabs partner to help passengers manage Covid-19 tests

Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, have signed an agreement to […]
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