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18 October 2021

IATA starts legal challenge to urgently halt Dutch slot rule

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has started legal action in the Netherlands to prevent the application of a new Policy Rule (Rule) for slot allocation that would […]
15 October 2021

Qantas repatriation flight lands in history books

Qantas has flown 15,020 kilometres from Buenos Aires to Darwin and touched down after 17 hours and 25 minutes in the air. The flight repatriated 107 […]
15 October 2021

ITA. Meet Europe’s newest airline

Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA) is the startup carrier meant to replace Alitalia with a targeted starting date of October 15th; the carrier began selling tickets on […]
14 October 2021

Vietnam to partially reopen to tourism in November and fully in June 2022

On Wednesday October 6th, authorities in Vietnam announced the reopening of key tourist destinations to vaccinated visitors from countries deemed a low Covid-19 risk from December. […]
14 October 2021

Nicholas Hodac: “The future of sustainable food systems is in our hands”

The 2nd edition of the Farm to Fork Conference starts today in Brussels, an event focusing on the initiatives linked to the EU Farm to Fork […]
13 October 2021

EU offers 60.000 free interrail tickets

Young Europeans who wish to embark on an interrail across Europe can apply to the 60,000 train tickets the European Commission is giving away. 1. Free […]
13 October 2021

Canada to require vaccination for all travelers older than 12

On Thursday October 6th, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that, as of October 30th, travelers departing from Canadian airports, and […]
13 October 2021

A radical improvement of the EU residual waste policy is needed says Zero Waste Europe

New research published on October 12th by Zero Waste Europe finds that a radical improvement of the EU residual waste policy is needed in order to make it […]
13 October 2021

‘Amazon of Europe’: the biggest cross-border biosphere reserve in the world

The Amazon rainforest is probably the most famous forest on this planet. It’s big, it’s beautiful, yet sadly it’s also being threatened by human activity. Even […]
13 October 2021

New research reveals the world’s most cycling-friendly cities

Cycling is known to help reduce stress, strengthen the back and legs, burn calories and even improve the immune system. These are just some of the […]
13 October 2021

Summer of ’21: European tourism taking off again

The 2021 summer season has come to an end. It was long-awaited by all Europeans, whether it was to travel, take time off, or just enjoy dinner […]
12 October 2021

At last, carbon labelling on flights

Two weeks ago, I wrote here about the greenwashing inherent in some labels and the problems associated with carbon offsetting. Consumers have resisted purchasing offsets. I […]
12 October 2021

Long-haul travellers remain cautious about planning trips to Europe

According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer 3/2021 (LHTB), from the European Travel Commission, intentions to travel to Europe between September and December 2021 remain weak in key […]
12 October 2021

India to welcome international travelers after a 18-month pause

On Thursday October 7th, authorities in India announced that tourist visas will be again granted to foreign travelers after an 18-month pause due to the pandemic. […]
12 October 2021

COP 26: First-ever carbon neutral flights from Brussels to Glasgow

Airlines For Europe (A4E) is launching a new campaign ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) start in Glasgow on October 31st: […]
11 October 2021
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Google and YouTube to disable ad monetization to climate change deniers

If YouTube had previously banned anti-vaccine content, Google is now taking measures against those publishers and advertisers who deny climate change. The moderation used by the […]
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