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8 April 2021

Historical Etihad Airways’ first flight from Abu Dhabi to Israel

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), launched its regular flight service between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. Additionally, on Monday, Israel […]
8 April 2021

Australia and New Zealand to launch travel bubble on April 19th

New Zealand will allow Australian travelers to enter the country without mandatory hotel quarantine from April 19th. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the start date of […]
8 April 2021

Negative passenger demand trend continues in February, confirms IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in February 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and compared to the immediate […]
7 April 2021

Meet Lexie Alford: the youngest person to travel to every country

In 2019 Lexie Alford from Nevada City, California, USA, broke the Guinness World Record for being the Youngest Person to Travel to Every Country. Aged just […]
7 April 2021

This summer parking places make way for terraces in Brussels

When the situation allows it, many Brusselers will again enjoy our great bars and restaurants.  Because there is no better place than a terrace and because we want to […]
7 April 2021

Emirates unveils new Premium Economy

Emirates is taking its signature A380 experience to the next level with its brand new Premium Economy cabin product, together with enhancements and a refreshed look […]
7 April 2021

56% of Europeans are feeling positive about taking their summer holidays

The hope of summer getaways is encouraging travel sentiment in Europeans, as a majority (56%) say they will go on holiday by the end of August […]
6 April 2021

Night train to connect Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin and Prague

European Sleeper and RegioJet announced that a new night train service running from Brussels to Prague would start operating from next year. The train would make […]
6 April 2021

Is this double-decker seat the future of air travel?

San Francisco startup Zephyr Aerospace is introducing a new airline seat and bed combo for premium economy passengers. Thanks to its double-decker style, the Zephyr Seat […]
6 April 2021

Learning from Africa

We can learn much about tourism in and from Africa – celebrating diversity and inclusiveness, growing the cake to create more value for neighbouring communities, living […]
6 April 2021

Covid-19 self-tests now available in Belgian pharmacies

Starting today, Tuesday 6th April, Covid-19 self-tests will be available to purchase in pharmacies across Belgium. Following the country’s health minister’s decision a week ago that […]
6 April 2021

Belgium’s national vaccine registration list officially open

As of today, Tuesday 6th April, anyone in Belgium aged over 18 can register on the reserve list for Covid-19 vaccinations. The list offers registered people […]
6 April 2021

Why post-Brexit has embarrassed the EU over the vaccine roll out

Spare a thought, if you will, for the 450 million people who live on mainland Europe – they have been very badly let down over the […]
5 April 2021

Less parking spots and more terraces in Brussels this summer

The Brussels-Capital Region will allow outdoor cafés on car parks until the end of 2022, which had been proposed by State Secretary for Urban Planning, Pascal […]
5 April 2021

Make Green Policies Great Again: Biden’s $2.25 trillion plan

US President Joe Biden announced a $2.25 trillion package that is meant to address important issues linked to fossil fuels and climate change. The package is […]
5 April 2021

Willie Walsh becomes IATA’s new boss

Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of IATA. He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac. I am passionate about our industry and about […]
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