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WestJet and Vancouver Airport Authority launch COVID-19 Testing Study
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WestJet and Vancouver Airport Authority launch COVID-19 Testing Study

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 28, 2020

Today marked the launch of the WestJet-YVR COVID-19 Testing Study, a collaborative effort between researchers from UBC and Providence Health ... Read More

St. Maarten welcomes JetBlue inaugural flight from Newark, New Jersey
Sint Maarten travel news

St. Maarten welcomes JetBlue inaugural flight from Newark, New Jersey

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020

JetBlue’s inaugural flight from Newark, New Jersey, landed in St. Maarten on Saturday, November 21st. St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) ... Read More

Emirates re-opens worldwide lounges beginning with Cairo
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Emirates re-opens worldwide lounges beginning with Cairo

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

Emirates is re-opening its lounges around the world beginning with the Emirates lounge in Cairo International Airport. In the coming ... Read More

EASA: Boeing 737 MAX could return to European skies ‘within weeks’
European travel news

EASA: Boeing 737 MAX could return to European skies ‘within weeks’

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

Boeing's troubled 737 MAX jet could be cleared within weeks to return to European skies after a nearly two-year grounding ... Read More

Global aviation industry agrees vital slot use relief
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Global aviation industry agrees vital slot use relief

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

The Worldwide Airport Slot Board (WASB), comprising Airports Council International (ACI World), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the ... Read More

Delta to launch first quarantine-free, COVID-free travel to Europe
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Delta to launch first quarantine-free, COVID-free travel to Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 26, 2020

Delta Air Lines, the Aeroporti di Roma and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport have joined in a first-of-its-kind trans-Atlantic COVID-19 testing ... Read More

Experts cast doubt on safety of Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding
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Experts cast doubt on safety of Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020  FlyersRights filed a Reply in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case against the FAA. (Flyers Rights ... Read More

IATA calls on governments to support industry move to Sustainable Aviation Fuel
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IATA calls on governments to support industry move to Sustainable Aviation Fuel

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) as ... Read More

IATA launches new Aviation Carbon Exchange
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IATA launches new Aviation Carbon Exchange

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE), an important new tool to help airlines ... Read More

IATA: International air connectivity crisis threatens global economic recovery
Aviation News

IATA: International air connectivity crisis threatens global economic recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data revealing that the COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on international ... Read More

Thanksgiving holiday will not offer instant boost for US domestic tourism
Breaking Travel News

Thanksgiving holiday will not offer instant boost for US domestic tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

87% of US respondents in the latest travel industry survey in November said they are concerned about restrictions on socializing ... Read More

Routes and ACI World team up to support rebuilding air connectivity
Aviation News

Routes and ACI World team up to support rebuilding air connectivity

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

An exclusive partnership designed to help airports recover from the most challenging period the aviation industry has ever faced has ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces facial biometric check-in for cabin crew
Airline News

Etihad Airways introduces facial biometric check-in for cabin crew

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has partnered with information technology company SITA, to trial the ... Read More

Air Astana introduces Premium Economy Class on Embraer 190-E2 aircraft
Airline News

Air Astana introduces Premium Economy Class on Embraer 190-E2 aircraft

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Air Astana is introducing a new Premium Economy Class on all flights operated by its popular   Embraer 190-E2 aircraft.  Premium ... Read More

The Seychelles Islands Remain a Tourist Favorite
Seychelles travel news

The Seychelles Islands Remain a Tourist Favorite

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 24, 2020

The mystical Seychelles Islands remains a fantasy escape for travelers across the globe and, although the vicious pandemic has dwindled ... Read More

IATA calls for governments to support safe and sustainable industry restart
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IATA calls for governments to support safe and sustainable industry restart

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously approved a resolution re-confirming the airlines’ unwavering commitment to ... Read More

JetBlue to host next IATA Annual General Meeting in Boston
Meeting Industry News

JetBlue to host next IATA Annual General Meeting in Boston

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that JetBlue Airways will host the 77th IATA Annual General Meeting and World ... Read More

IATA AGM calls for reopening borders with testing and without quarantine
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IATA AGM calls for reopening borders with testing and without quarantine

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously resolved to urgently call on governments to re-open borders ... Read More

Lufthansa again successful in the capital market
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Lufthansa again successful in the capital market

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Deutsche Lufthansa AG today successfully issued an unsecured Eurobond with a total volume of 1 billion euros. The bond with ... Read More

IATA announces leadership changes
Aviation News

IATA announces leadership changes

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced leadership changes approved by the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Robin Hayes, ... Read More

IATA: Deep airline industry losses continue into 2021
Aviation News

IATA: Deep airline industry losses continue into 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a revised outlook for airline industry performance in 2020 and 2021. Deep industry ... Read More

Qatar Airways cuts number of miles needed for award flights by 49%
Airline News

Qatar Airways cuts number of miles needed for award flights by 49%

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

Qatar Airways Privilege Club has cut the number of Qmiles required to book award flights by up to 49% in ... Read More

IATA: Steps forward for testing to reopen borders without quarantine
Aviation News

IATA: Steps forward for testing to reopen borders without quarantine

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the publication of the Manual on Testing and Cross Border Risk Management Measures ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines starts pre-travel COVID-19 testing in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Portland and Seattle
Airline News

Hawaiian Airlines starts pre-travel COVID-19 testing in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Portland and Seattle

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines today announced it is offering drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 pre-flight tests for its guests traveling to the islands ... Read More

Qantas to require mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for international flights
Airline News

Qantas to require mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for international flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

Qantas Airways Chief Executive Officer has announced that the Australian flag carrier is planning to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for ... Read More

IATA Director General to step down in March
Aviation News

IATA Director General to step down in March

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO will step down from his ... Read More

IATA: Travel Pass key to reopening borders safely
Aviation News

IATA: Travel Pass key to reopening borders safely

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it is in the final development phase of the IATA Travel Pass, ... Read More

Mandatory COVID-19 safety standards  for airlines and airports urged as holiday travel season begins
Responsible Tourism News

Mandatory COVID-19 safety standards for airlines and airports urged as holiday travel season begins

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

As the holiday travel season approaches, travel experts and consumer advocates are repeating their calls for Department of Transportation Secretary ... Read More

United Airlines starts passenger COVID-19 testing from Houston to Latin American and Caribbean destinations
Airline News

United Airlines starts passenger COVID-19 testing from Houston to Latin American and Caribbean destinations

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

United Airlines announced today it is expanding its customer COVID-19 testing efforts to include flights out of Houston to select destinations ... Read More

Venezuela resumes Russia flights
Breaking Travel News

Venezuela resumes Russia flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 23, 2020

Air traffic between Russia and Venezuela resumes on November 23, the civil aviation service of the Latin American country announced. ... Read More

Air Canada receives IATA Environmental Assessment Stage 2 certification
Airline News

Air Canada receives IATA Environmental Assessment Stage 2 certification

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 21, 2020

As part of Air Canada’s commitment to operating in a sustainable and responsible manner, the airline recently undertook a rigorous ... Read More

AELF FlightService signs long-term contract with Windrose Airlines
Aviation News

AELF FlightService signs long-term contract with Windrose Airlines

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 21, 2020

AELF FlightService, which recently entered the widebody charter market, signed a 14-month contract to fly charter flights for Windrose Airlines.  ... Read More

Delta Air Lines inaugurates nonstop Boise-Atlanta flight
Airline News

Delta Air Lines inaugurates nonstop Boise-Atlanta flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020

Delta Air Lines' inaugural nonstop flight offering daily roundtrip service between Boise, Idaho and Atlanta, GA began today, Friday, November ... Read More

Brazil’s airline industry to regain 80% of its capacity in December
Brazil travel news

Brazil’s airline industry to regain 80% of its capacity in December

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020

Brazil's average daily flights fell from original 2,500 to about 200 during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown period. In the months ... Read More

China keeps 737 MAXs grounded despite FAA clearance
Aviation News

China keeps 737 MAXs grounded despite FAA clearance

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020

Despite recent US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of the troubled Boeing 737 MAX's return to commercial service, China has ... Read More

Ethiopian Cargo launches cargo flights Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage
Airline News

Ethiopian Cargo launches cargo flights Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Network Operator in Africa, has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Incheon to ... Read More

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