Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas added to quarantine list | News

Bahamas closes borders to United States travellers | News

People arriving in England from Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas from 04:00 tomorrow morning will need to self-isolate for two weeks. The news comes as the countries are removed from the England travel exemptions list. Data from the Joint Biosecurity Centre and Public Health England has indicated a significant change in both the level and […]

Capella Bangkok to open doors in October | News

Capella Bangkok to open doors in October | News

Capella Bangkok is now accepting reservations for stays from October 1st. The opening is Capella Hotel’s first property in Thailand, with the hospitality group focusing on crafting authentic cultural experiences for its guests. Situated within the prestigious Chao Phraya Estate, Capella Bangkok offers 101 guestrooms, suites and villas, each of which boasts uninterrupted views of […]

Qatar Airways adds two new Africa destinations | News

Qatar Airways seeks US$5bn damages in blockade dispute | News

Qatar Airways has resumed services to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, with 14 weekly flights. At the same time, the carrier has returned to Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, with three weekly flights. With the addition of the two destinations, the airline now operates 33 weekly flights to eight destinations in […]

Iberia gradually grows schedule out of Madrid | News

Iberia gradually grows schedule out of Madrid | News

Iberia Group is offering regular scheduled flights to a total of 55 destinations in Spain and the rest of Europe this month, including new direct services to Prague and Berlin. As in July, long-haul flights are being operated to countries open to air traffic, including Uruguay, Costa Rica, Ecuador or the United States, among others. […]

Resorts reopen in Maldives as travel restrictions lift | News

Resorts reopen in Maldives as travel restrictions lift | News

Following the reopening of Maldivian borders to international visitors on July 15th, Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation has announced that 146 of its 156 resorts in operation will reopen to guests by the end of October. Each will be expected to follow health and safety measures set out by the ministry of tourism. A total […]

Ryanair increases capacity in August as confidence returns | News

Ryanair pilots agree pay cut to minimise job losses | News

Ryanair has restored over 60 per cent of normal flight schedules this month, following the resumption of its services at the end of June. Throughout July, Ryanair flew 4.4 million customers to destinations across Europe. As skies get busier and traveller confidence returns, the low-cost carrier will continue to increase its flight frequencies throughout August […]

Lufthansa to shrink operations following historic losses | News

London City to welcome Frankfurt flights in September | News

The collapse in demand for air travel during the Covid-19 outbreak led to an 80 per cent drop in revenue at Lufthansa Group in the second quarter. The aviation giant took just €1.9 billion over the past three months, down from €9.6 billion in the same period last year. Most of the revenue, some €1.5 […]

US cruise lines extend suspension of sailing into October | News

US cruise lines extend suspension of sailing into October | News

Cruise Lines International Association has announced that its ocean-going members have agreed to suspend United States cruise operations until at least October 31st. Lines had hoped to return on September 15th, but the lingering impact of Covid-19 travel restrictions has made the date unfeasible. The United States Centres for Disease Control & Prevention also had […]

Etihad Airways latest carrier to detail Covid-19 toll | News

Etihad hopes to return to half pre-Covid-19 capacity by August | News

Etihad Airways carried some 3.5 million passengers in the first half of 2020, down 58 per cent from the 8.2 million reported in the same period of last year. The figure illustrates the impact the Covid-19 outbreak has taken on the aviation sector this year. The Abu Dhabi flag-carrier recorded a core operating loss of […]

Dubai to reopen events sector as tourists return | News

Nakheel highlights returning confidence in Dubai market | News

The government of Dubai has said that the city can once again host live events. These include indoor and outdoor concerts and private events, such as weddings. However, a rigorous set of social distancing guidelines will be in place to continue the fight against Covid-19. Indoor events are subject to limited capacity, so that one […]

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