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

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

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

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

Prague Airport receives ACI Airport Health Accreditation
Airport news

Prague Airport receives ACI Airport Health Accreditation

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020

Last spring, in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, Prague Airport began to implement a number of measures aimed at protecting the ... Read More

IATA launches new Aviation Carbon Exchange
Aviation News

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

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

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
Aviation News

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
Aviation News

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

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

Rapid Airport COVID Tests: Europe’s Goal
European travel news

Rapid Airport COVID Tests: Europe’s Goal

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 24, 2020

The green light for one of the most stringent requests from the entire tourism sector to guarantee travel to Europe ... 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

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

Safest and unsafest Airports in the world for COVID-19 travel
Airport news

Safest and unsafest Airports in the world for COVID-19 travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 20, 2020

Safe Travel Barometer rates airports from a score from 5 to 0 in regards to COVID-19 safety. Rating qualifications include ... 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

Air Astana launches direct flights to the Maldives
Airline News

Air Astana launches direct flights to the Maldives

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020

Air Astana will begin operations to the Maldives twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays from December 5, and additionally ... Read More

Prague Airport CEO elected Board Member of Airports Council International
Airport news

Prague Airport CEO elected Board Member of Airports Council International

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020

Chief Executive Officer of Prague Airport, Vaclav Rehor, was elected a member of the Board of Directors of the Airports ... Read More

Visiting Hawaii no longer possible for Americans?
Hawaii Travel News

Visiting Hawaii no longer possible for Americans?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 20, 2020

Japanese and Canadians are in the process to select Hawaii again as a holiday destination. Visitors from Taiwan and South ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines resumes flights to Yerevan from December 4
Airline News

Ukraine International Airlines resumes flights to Yerevan from December 4

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines announced the possibility of resuming flights to Yerevan (Armenia) from December 4, 2020. The restart after a ... Read More

Do your part for public health if you choose to travel for the holidays
Responsible Tourism News

Do your part for public health if you choose to travel for the holidays

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

With tens of millions of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving next week despite spiking COVID-19 infection numbers nationwide, the ... Read More

Shifting traveler demands provide an opportunity for airlines
Aviation News

Shifting traveler demands provide an opportunity for airlines

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

With rising concerns over climate change and increasing commitment from travel companies to become carbon neutral in the future, cleaner ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines and Etihad Airways explore deeper cooperation
Aviation News

EL AL Israel Airlines and Etihad Airways explore deeper cooperation

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

EL AL Israel Airlines, the national airline of Israel, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria
Airline News

Qatar Airways launches three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

Qatar Airways announced that it will operate three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria via Lagos from 27 November 2020 becoming ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport: 1.5 million passengers served in October
Airport news

Moscow Domodedovo Airport: 1.5 million passengers served in October

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020

Moscow Domodedovo Airport reported that it welcomed 1.5 million passengers in October 2020. Domestic passenger traffic at Domodedovo amounted to ... Read More

Emirates ups Airbus A380 deployment, adds services to UK and Russia
Airline News

Emirates ups Airbus A380 deployment, adds services to UK and Russia

mm Harry S. Johnson- November 18, 2020

Emirates announced plans to operate its popular Airbus A380 aircraft four times a day to London Heathrow from 27 November ... Read More

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