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EU – Travelers Should Not Be Considered High-Risk For COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new European guidelines suggest air travelers should not appear to be high-risk for spreading the virus, but, instead, they should be treated the same as members of the local population who have not had any direct contact with Covid-19 infected persons. The document requested by the European Commission and published jointly by the European […]

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FAA Issued Airworthiness Certificate For Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday issued the first airworthiness certificate for Boeing 737 MAX built since March 2019, the agency announced. On November 18th, the FAA cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again after the two deadly accidents killing 346 people throughout 2018 and 2019. Now it is requesting comprehensive software changes and […]

Istanbul Airport Ranked Best In Europe By Digital Transformation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Istanbul Airport was given the “Digital Transformation Award” at the 16th ACI Europe Awards ceremony held in Brussels on November 17th, 2020, initiated by the Airports’ Council International (ACI). Digitalization of all processes and technological innovations, carefully considered and integrated during the design stage, made Istanbul Airport one of the “smartest” airports globally and the […]

England reduces quarantine period to 5 days from Mid-December

Reading Time: < 1 minute British authorities have cut the quarantine requirement to 5 days upon arrival to the country. The new order is becoming effective on December 15th and will only be applicable for those who test negative for Covid-19. Travelers coming to England from countries not on the government’s “quarantine free list” will be able to spend only […]

Shanghai Is The World’s Leading Airport In Air Connectivity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Shanghai has been ranked as the best city for air connectivity by IATA, overtaking London, and New York this year. The ranking changes come because of the pandemic impact, putting larger domestic airports on top of the list. Although Shanghai is officially number one for the first time, the airport networks of Beijing, Canton, and […]

Poland approves the program for Solidarity Transport Hub

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Polish government approved the scheme for the first stage of Solidarity Transport Hub (STH), a new transport project aimed to improve the connection between Warsaw and Łódź.  This ambitious plan will bring together air, rail, and transport. The central airport for Poland, a transfer hub for Central and Eastern Europe, and a network of […]

Ryanair’s CEO Predicts Pre-Covid Passenger Numbers In 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Ryanair’s forecasts, the passenger numbers will be close to their pre-Covid levels by summer 2021. Such an affirmation contradicts the prevailing industry’s opinion that it will take several years for the traffic to get back to normal. “There’s going to be an enormous snapback on travel demand … Mrs. O’Leary is very keen […]

The “travel bubble” between Singapore and Hong Kong is postponed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore and Hong Kong have deferred their “travel bubble” agreement by two weeks due to a rise in new coronavirus cases in Hong Kong. The agreement that would have allowed quarantine-free travel between the two regions was set to come into force on Sunday. Although the travel authorities from both sides confirmed they would be […]

737 MAX passengers will be able to change tickets at no cost

Reading Time: < 1 minute After almost 2 years of being grounded, on November 18th, 2020, Boeing 737 MAX was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for takeoff; however, some travelers are still reluctant to trust their lives to this aircraft. Airlines rush to reassure their customers that the jet has been recertified and is safe to board, but […]

EU has imposed a 15% tariff on aircraft maker Boeing 

Reading Time: < 1 minute In retaliation against US subsidies for Boeing manufacturer, the European Union is imposing a 15% tariffs on $4bn (€3.37 billion) of U.S. services. The EU won the right to exercise the tariffs plan in October after the World Trade Organization (WTO) had granted its authorization, according to Reuters. “Regrettably, in spite of our best efforts […]