Tag: COVID-19 pandemic

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air require face masks for employees and flyers
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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air require face masks for employees and flyers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

To align with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations and to keep employees and guests safe, face masks will ... Read More

China set to lead Thailand’s tourism recovery from August
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China set to lead Thailand’s tourism recovery from August

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020

A comprehensive new survey of consumers in China’s first tier cities has concluded that 53% of respondents would like to ... Read More

Bulgaria’s capital goes on lockdown amid COVID-19 spike
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Bulgaria’s capital goes on lockdown amid COVID-19 spike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020

Bulgaria's Health Minister Kiril Ananiev announced that all travel to and from Sofia will be banned until further notice, after ... Read More

Boeing to resume Puget Sound aircraft production ‘in phased approach’
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Boeing to resume Puget Sound aircraft production ‘in phased approach’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020

Boeing  will resume all Commercial Airplanes production in a phased approach at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week, after suspending ... Read More

Porter Airlines taps Canada’s federal wage subsidy program
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Porter Airlines taps Canada’s federal wage subsidy program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020

Porter Airlines intends to access the federal government's Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) to return hundreds of its team members ... Read More

Etihad Airways CEO: We’ll push ahead with plans to resume normal flying
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Etihad Airways CEO: We’ll push ahead with plans to resume normal flying

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2020

Etihad Airways has provided an update on its current and planned operations as COVID-19 travel restrictions remain in place around ... Read More

‘No choice’ but to cancel: Tour de France would be a disaster, expert warns
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‘No choice’ but to cancel: Tour de France would be a disaster, expert warns

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020

After French president Emmanuel Macron banned all large public gatherings in the country until at least July 11, the legendary ... Read More

Minister President of Bavaria: This year’s Oktoberfest ‘unlikely’
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Minister President of Bavaria: This year’s Oktoberfest ‘unlikely’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020

Markus Soeder, Minister President of of the southern German Free State of Bavaria , said today that due to COVID-19 ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor mandates face masks in public for Oahu residents
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Honolulu Mayor mandates face masks in public for Oahu residents

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

Mayor Kirk Caldwell today signed Emergency Order No. 2020-07 mandating Oahu residents wear non-medical grade face coverings while in public ... Read More

Stuck at home during COVID-19 pandemic America gets cooking
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Stuck at home during COVID-19 pandemic America gets cooking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

Americans ordered to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic are being forced to find new ways to fulfill their ... Read More

Princess Cruises canceling all voyages through June 30, 2020
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Princess Cruises canceling all voyages through June 30, 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

In continued response to the impact of the COVID-19 global outbreak and the recent order from the United States Centers ... Read More

Russia denies any plans to introduce ‘exit visas’ after COVID-19 pandemic
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Russia denies any plans to introduce ‘exit visas’ after COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

Russia's Foreign Minister denied that Russia is planning to introduce exit visas for its citizens when international air service is ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo chief upbeat about airport’s post-COVID-19 future
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Moscow Sheremetyevo chief upbeat about airport’s post-COVID-19 future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

Alexander Ponomarenko, Chairman of Sheremetyevo International Airport's (SVO) Board of Directors, discussed the airport's response to the global pandemic and ... Read More

Copa Holdings: March capacity, traffic down significantly compared to last year
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Copa Holdings: March capacity, traffic down significantly compared to last year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

Copa Holdings, S.A., the company that through its operating subsidiaries, provides air service to 80 destinations in 33 countries in ... Read More

COVID-19 to cost Egypt’s tourism $1 billion a month
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COVID-19 to cost Egypt’s tourism $1 billion a month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

Tourism generates $12 billion dollars in annual revenue for Egypt. And now, Egypt’s tourism industry is expected to sustain massive ... Read More

Airlines Reporting Corporation: Airline ticket sales crash
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Airlines Reporting Corporation: Airline ticket sales crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019. ... Read More

Perfect storm: COVID-19 will cripple South Asia’s economies
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Perfect storm: COVID-19 will cripple South Asia’s economies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

According to the World Bank's newly-released South Asia Economic Focus report, the coronavirus epidemic will likely sink South Asia’s once-booming ... Read More

Cruise ban: US Centers for Disease Control extends ‘no sail order’ for 100 days
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Cruise ban: US Centers for Disease Control extends ‘no sail order’ for 100 days

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

In the move that effectively bans cruise lines from boarding passengers or returning to sailing in the near future, the ... Read More

COVID-19 kills 100,000 worldwide
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COVID-19 kills 100,000 worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2020

The number of people who had lost their lives in COVID-19 pandemic has surpassed 100K worldwide, while the number of ... Read More

Sky Regional Airlines will participate in Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
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Sky Regional Airlines will participate in Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2020

Sky Regional Airlines, which operates regional domestic and transborder flights under the Air Canada Express banner announced today that it ... Read More

Americans eager to return to live meetings and conventions
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Americans eager to return to live meetings and conventions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2020

With more than 300 million Americans under stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of COVID-19, many are now required ... Read More

Hainan Airlines resumes flights to Wuhan – origin of COVID-19 pandemic
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Hainan Airlines resumes flights to Wuhan – origin of COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

China's Hainan Airlines has resumed commercial flights from Hainan to Wuhan. The airline also announced that it intends to gradually ... Read More

Hong Kong tourism recovery strategy could prove to be a success
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Hong Kong tourism recovery strategy could prove to be a success

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

Hong Kong tourism chief, Dane Cheng, stated today that tourism will be returning back to normality in July and the ... Read More

COVID-19 cases top 1.5 million worldwide
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COVID-19 cases top 1.5 million worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases now tops 1.5 million worldwide, according to the latest data. COVID-19 virus pandemic, that ... Read More

Finland extends COVID-19 restrictions until May 13
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Finland extends COVID-19 restrictions until May 13

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

The government of Finland announced today that is is extending most of its COVID-19 restrictions, such as the ban on ... Read More

Tourism destinations expecting to re-engage marketing by June
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Tourism destinations expecting to re-engage marketing by June

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

The findings from the latest wave of a series of bi-weekly tracking surveys of North American destination professionals were released ... Read More

Continuity of passenger transport services is crucial during COVID-19 pandemic
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Continuity of passenger transport services is crucial during COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

UIC - the worldwide organization for the promotion of rail transport at a global level and collaborative development of the ... Read More

Thailand grants automatic visa extensions to all legal visitors
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Thailand grants automatic visa extensions to all legal visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

Thai immigration officials announced today that the government of Thailand has approved a plan to grant automatic visa extensions to ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Two options to resume operations after COVID-19
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Two options to resume operations after COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

Top executives of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport are looking at two scenarios for reopening the airport as soon as possible ... Read More

Sanitized Venue: Global nightlife industry launches sanitary certification
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Sanitized Venue: Global nightlife industry launches sanitary certification

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

The International Nightlife Association has launched specific measures for its members, that way, once the lockdown is lifted and venues ... Read More

Ethiopian Cargo re-calibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19
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Ethiopian Cargo re-calibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest cargo network operator in Africa, is adapting its operations to the evolving global ... Read More

Barbados reports its third death from COVID-19 virus
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Barbados reports its third death from COVID-19 virus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Barbados officials report that a 95-year-old man, who was very ill when he presented with symptoms of COVID-19 last Sunday, ... Read More

Israel bans out-of-town travel, makes masks in public mandatory
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Israel bans out-of-town travel, makes masks in public mandatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Israeli authorities are trying to stem the deadly spread of COVID-19 virus by tightening travel restrictions for the Passover holiday, ... Read More

UAE’s wealthiest emirate goes on complete lockdown
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UAE’s wealthiest emirate goes on complete lockdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2020

With the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in the UAE in the first days of April, with more ... Read More

COVID-19 kills 60,000 people worldwide
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COVID-19 kills 60,000 people worldwide

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

COVID-19 passed the grim benchmark on Saturday with the global death toll from coronavirus pandemic has topped 60,000. The epidemic ... Read More

A third of the public believes in COVID-19 social media myths
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A third of the public believes in COVID-19 social media myths

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

Misinformation can be dangerous even during times of relative calm, but during a health crisis like the current pandemic the ... Read More

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