Tag: air travel

Greece plans to lift restrictions for travelers from next week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Greece plans to lift quarantine restrictions from next week for travelers from the European Union and five other countries who have been vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19, a senior government official said on Wednesday, informs Reuters. Last month, the country lifted a one-week quarantine rule for Israeli travelers who have been inoculated and test […]

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Brazil’s Airline GOL To Start 737 MAX Flights On December 9th

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brazil’s GOL Airlines brings back commercial 737 MAX flights on December 9th, becoming the first airline in the world to make this step. The GOL’s announcement came less than a week after American Airlines’ demonstrative 737 MAX’s flight, seeking to persuade passengers that the jet is safe to board after the lengthy recertification process in […]

Melbourne To Receive First International Flights Since Mid-Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute On December 7th, Melbourne will welcome the first international flights in 5 months. The decision to relieve the constraints has been made as 37 consecutive days without any new COVID-19 cases were recorded. The resurgence of COVID-19 took place last summer at two hotels hosting quarantining individuals and resulted in Melbourne airports ceasing to accept […]

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 […]

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 […]

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AirBaltic plans 40 destinations this winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute During this winter season, airBaltic plans to connect Riga with 40 destinations across its network. The airline is offering flights to major European business hubs and a small selection of leisure and skiing destinations. The planned winter schedule includes such skiing destinations as Kittila, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, Zurich, Geneva, Milan and Verona among others. In […]

Air Canada Launches Infinite Canada Flight Pass

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s flag carrier today introduced its new Infinite Canada Flight Pass, designed to give customers the ultimate in flexibility and certainty for booking travel within Canada. It is an unusual decision for the premium class airline, but all the moves trying to boost sales and air travel might help recover the business faster. The pass […]

Ryanair Cuts Capacity in September and October by 20%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has announced that it will reduce its flight capacity by 20% during the months of September and October, as forward bookings have notably weakened over the last 10 days, given continuing uncertainty over recent COVID case rates in some EU countries. Ryanair confirmed that most of these cuts would be frequency reductions rather than […]

Future of Air Travel – What Will Flying Look Like Post COVID-19?

Reading Time: 5 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives in one way or another. Aside from spending weeks or even months in lockdown, there will also be long-term consequences, and changes to the way we travel. As the borders are slowly reopening and restrictions are lifting, millions of people are starting to look at holidays abroad once […]

IATA Confirms: Global Passenger Traffic to Recover Only in 2024

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the recent trends indicate, recovery of aviation would be more troublesome and would take longer than had been expected. The fears have been also confirmed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Following the slower-than-expected recovery in June, 2020, when measures in RPK, fell 86.5% compared to the year-ago period (slightly improved from a […]