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27 September 2022

International tourism at 57% of pre-pandemic levels in the first seven months of 2022

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals almost tripled in January to July 2022 (+172%) compared to the same period of 2021. […]
27 September 2022

European Commission announces first members of the Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation

On 24 June, the European Commission officially launched the Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation (AZEA), calling on the members of the aviation community to join forces in […]
27 September 2022

Airbus does not resume pre-pandemic delivery pace before 2024

Airbus’ capacity to deliver at pre-pandemic pace is undermined by supply chain disruptions. 1. Slow delivery Airbus will not return to the pace of pre-pandemic deliveries […]
27 September 2022

EU countries need to increase their efforts of phasing out single use plastics

On 22 September, the Rethink Plastic alliance and the Break Free From Plastic movement have released an annual assessment tracking the progress scored by EU countries […]
26 September 2022

Bhutan bets on sustainable travel and increases daily tourist tax to $200

On September 23rd, Bhutan reopened its borders to international tourists with an increased fee of $200 per person per night, up from the previous $65. The […]
26 September 2022

Hong Kong finally puts an end to quarantine hotels

Hong Kong is one of the few places around the world that, until recently, still had very strict Covid-19 measures, including quarantine on arrival for everybody […]
26 September 2022

Japan lifts all remaining restrictions from 11 October

Authorities in Japan have decided to lift all remaining travel restrictions. The country will allow visa-free, independent tourism and remove its daily arrival cap restrictions, including […]
26 September 2022

China might soon be easing entry restrictions for some foreign tourists

Authorities in China have proposed a regulation that aims to facilitate the entry of some foreigners, CNN reports. According to a draft policy document released by […]
26 September 2022

Military mobilisation in Russia could leave aviation industry without staff

One-way flights from Russia quickly sold out last week after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered on 21 September the immediate call-up of up to 300,000 reservists. […]
26 September 2022

Andalucia is scrapping its wealth tax to attract rich expats

Andalucia is getting rid of a ‘wealth tax’ imposed on second homeowners in Spain to attract investments.  The policy reduces the amount of taxes that expats […]
26 September 2022

Airbus launches a special A380 auction

Airbus is organizing a very special A380 auction on 13, 14 & 15 October 2022 to support the Airbus Foundation. Airbus is giving everyone a chance […]
26 September 2022

How are ski resorts dealing with the energy crisis?

The rise in energy prices is causing ski resorts to fear the worst. Faced with uncertainty as costs may not fall in the short term, resorts […]
26 September 2022

Taxation won’t solve sustainability issues, says IATA director

Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO, Qatar Airways and Willie Walsh, IATA’s Director General, were present at IATA’s World Financial Symposium and shared their views on critical […]
26 September 2022

Flanders to host World Cup gravel racing in 2024

Flanders will host the gravel racing world cup in 2024, following the success of last year’s road cycling world championship, namely the UCI Gravel World Series. […]
23 September 2022

Spraying sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere could cool the Earth’s poles by 2°C

In the race to find solutions to cool the Earth’s poles by 2°C, scientists are suggesting to use high-flying jets, similar to a modified Boeing KC-135R, […]
23 September 2022

Russian pilots no longer allowed to train in Türkiye

After the war broke out in Ukraine, countries around the world took action and started sanctioning Russia. The restrictions include banning Russian aircraft from EU and USA airspace, […]
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