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17 February 2022

Canada removes PCR test requirement for vaccinated travelers

On Tuesday February 15th, Canadian authorities announced the ease of Covid-19 measures linked to border control. The decision comes more than two weeks after the start […]
16 February 2022

Brussels’ EU quarter main artery to have an additional cycling lane

One of the four car lanes on Belliard Street, in Brussels’ EU quarter, will be converted to a bicycle lane. In total, there will be two […]
16 February 2022

American Airlines unruly passenger hit with coffee pot after trying to open plane door

An unruly passenger flying with American Airlines was hit with a coffee pot across the head by a flight attendant, after attempting to open the plane […]
16 February 2022

Omicron threat still high in Eastern Europe, warns WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) appeals to authorities of countries in Eastern Europe to improve vaccination rates and other measures, as a new wave of the […]
16 February 2022

European travel demand in 2022 expected to be only 20% below pre-covid levels

Uncertainty brought about by the Omicron variant negatively impacted Europe’s travel and tourism sector at the end of Q4 2021, hampering prospects for its recovery in […]
16 February 2022

Joby Aviation partners with ANA to launch air taxi service

On Monday February 14th, All Nippon Airways Holdings (ANA) and Joby Aviation, Inc. announced they are forming a partnership that will see Japan’s largest airline join […]
15 February 2022

Airlines eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel that helps reduce emissions up to 80%

Being responsible for around 4% of global carbon emissions, the aviation industry is becoming more and more eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel […]
15 February 2022

Top 5 fastest trains in the world

You may be surprised to learn that it’s not just automobiles and airplanes that are capable of incredible speeds. Trains running can actually pin you against […]
15 February 2022

Competition is good for sustainability

Transitioning to a sustainable and more circular economy is an increasingly urgent business. As demand for goods and services increases and barriers to entry are low, […]
15 February 2022

Italy approves sale of ITA Airways

Italy’s government has officially authorized the privatization of ITA (Italia Transporto Aereo), the successor to Alitalia, setting the process in motion with the approval of a […]
15 February 2022

Are you relocating? Here are the minimum wages in the EU

Welcoming a new year can be the trigger to carry out some changes in our lives. Getting back in shape, learning a new language, starting a […]
14 February 2022

Finnair invests €200 million in its new long-haul cabins

Finnair has recently revealed its €200 million investment at a press conference in Helsinki. Over the next 2 years, the Finnish carrier known for its flights […]
14 February 2022

Toulouse Declaration. Europe’s joint step towards net zero aviation by 2050 ultimately requires global action

Recently more than 35 European countries and 146 industry stakeholder groups representing thousands of companies – including A4E airlines, signed the Toulouse Declaration — paving the […]
14 February 2022

Airplane mask mandates will stay forever, says TAP Air Portugal CEO

TAP Air Portugal CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener said airline passengers could keep wearing masks forever.  Ourmières-Widener said that not only mask mandates during the flight, but also […]
14 February 2022

Africa moving toward control of Covid-19, says WHO

Head of WHO Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti declared that her continent is transitioning from the pandemic phase of the Covid-19 outbreak to a new phase of […]
14 February 2022

Best European Destinations 2022

Over half a million of travelers from 182 countries have voted for the European Best Destinations 2022. Out of over 400 destinations, discover the 20 most […]
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