News.


10 January 2022

No reason for airlines to operate ‘ghost flights’ says ACI Europe

Airport trade body ACI Europe has expressed dismay at the escalating industry and political rhetoric around so-called ‘ghost flights’ and reiterated its strong support for the […]
10 January 2022

Ten tourists die after cliff collapses onto leisure boats in Brazil

Ten people have been killed after part of a cliff collapsed onto leisure boats on leisure boats in Furnas Lake, injuring at least 32 people. The […]
10 January 2022

Thailand’s notorious Maya beach reopens but tourists can’t swim

After being closed for the past 4 years over environmental concerns, Thailand’s notorious Maya beach, made famous by the 2000 movie The Beach, has recently reopened […]
10 January 2022

Turkey changes name to Türkiye to reinforce country’s brand

Turkey decided to change name to reinforce the country’s brand and to better reflect the traditions of the Middle Eastern country. The new name — “Türkiye”— […]
10 January 2022
Rome

Italy orders compulsory Covid-19 vaccination for over-50s

A record of 190.000 positive cases of Covid-19 in Italy prompted the government to order compulsory vaccination for over-50s. The measure was announced on 5 January, […]
10 January 2022

New “boarding tax” in Belgium to make tickets up to 10 euros more expensive

All flights out of Belgium will now be subject to the new “boarding” tax which entails an increase in the price of airline tickets of up […]
7 January 2022

Fake PCR tests caught at Brussels Airport can send you to prison

Forging a PCR test to go through the Brussels Airport may not be the greatest idea. The Criminal Court of Brussels is imposing prison terms of […]
7 January 2022

TUI to compensate survivors and victims’ families of 2015 terror attack in Tunisia

Travel agency TUI will compensate survivors and families from the victims who have lost their lives during the 2015 terror attack on the Sousse coast of […]
7 January 2022

Belgium maintains measures as Omicron expected to peak by mid-January

Belgium’s Consultative Committee held its first meeting of 2022 on Thursday, January 6th to evaluate the current measures to fight the spread of the Omicron variant. […]
6 January 2022

England scraps pre-departure Covid-19 tests for arrivals

Pre-departure Covid-19 tests will no longer be required to enter England, announced yesterday Boris Johnson, UK’s prime minister. As of 4:00 am on January 7, fully […]
6 January 2022

Brussels Airlines operates 3,000 empty flights to keep its slots

Brussels Airlines has operated 3,000 flights without passengers this winter to avoid losing take-off and landing slots, reports Le Soir. The Lufthansa group, Brussels Airlines parent company, will cancel […]
6 January 2022

Towards the end of low-cost travel?

As airlines sink deeper in debt because of the Covid-19 pandemic, they will be unable to avoid raising fares after the crisis. A recent report published […]
6 January 2022

Sweden, Norway and Denmark lead the transition path to sustainable energy

Sweden, Norway and Denmark have topped the World Economic Forum’s latest Energy Transition Index (ETI). Over the past decade, 92 countries have made progress in their […]
6 January 2022

Only 45 international tourists visited Bali in 2021

In 2021 Bali only received 45 international tourists, mainly because of the strict border control measures and a closed airport. This number provided by the Central […]
5 January 2022

European Commission clears nuclear energy and natural gas for green investments amid criticism

After months of speculation, the European Commission recognised nuclear energy and natural gas as eligible for green investments. Such a decision triggered wide criticism from environmental […]
5 January 2022

2021 was the second safest year in air travel

A recent report has revealed that fewer people died in aviation tragedies in 2021 than in 2020. A safety consultancy based in the Netherlands, To70, showed […]
Send this to a friend