Tags: COVID-19

Air Malta is not Cancelling Routes but is Consolidating Its Flight Frequencies to Match Demand

Air Malta is consolidating its flight schedule for the months of January and February by reducing frequencies on certain routes without however cancelling any of the 16 routes the airline is operating to this winter. This curtailing, necessitated due to the dramatic downturn in demand over recent weeks, is presently very common in the industry […]

AirAsia Academy offers affordable online learning for school children in Covid catch-up plan

In response to months of unprecedented nationwide school closures due to Covid-19, AirAsia Academy (formally known as Redbeat Academy) is offering affordable online tutoring courses to support children who have fallen behind and help them gain the skills and knowledge they need to reach their full potential. AirAsia Academy, the edutech arm of airasia Digital, […]

Virgin Atlantic supports World Health Organization Foundation’s ‘Go give one’ campaign through onboard donations

Go Give One campaign designed to help close the global vaccine equity gap Donations go towards funding vaccines in lower-income countries to help combat the pandemic All onboard donations during December will go towards the campaign and the Virgin Atlantic Foundation has committed an additional £50,000 Virgin Atlantic is supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) Foundation’s Go Give One campaign through onboard donations this December. The campaign funds Covid-19 vaccines for middle […]

Wizz Air Announces that 90% of Crew Members are Now Vaccinated

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline, today announces that 90% of its crew members are now vaccinated, following its 1 December deadline requiring flight and cabin crew to be vaccinated – or get regularly tested at their own cost – unless they recently recovered from COVID-19. The requirement underpins the airline’s commitment to protecting the […]

Travel Advisory: AirAsia will only accept fully-vaccinated guests on its flights

Check-in via airasia Super App is now MANDATORY to minimise exposure through physical contacts, paper movement. In preparation for the full resumption of its domestic and subsequently international flight services, AirAsia Malaysia (flight code AK) has made it mandatory for only completely vaccinated adult guests to be allowed to board its flights, effective immediately. Guests […]

airBaltic gets approval for additional equity

To compensate the losses caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and to support overcoming the economic crisis, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia, as the majority shareholder of the Latvian airline airBaltic, has today, on August 17, approved the investment of EUR 90 million into the equity of airBaltic. It is now […]

Emirates Group records annual loss of $6 billion due to COVID-19 pandemic impact, its first non-profitable year in over three decades

The Emirates Group announced its first year of loss in over 30 years caused by a significant drop in revenue, fully attributed to the impact of COVID-19 related flight and travel restrictions throughout its entire financial year 2020-21. Released in its 2020-21 Annual Report, the Emirates Group posted a loss of AED 22.1 billion (US$ […]

US lowers outbound restrictions on dozens of destinations

The US has stopped requesting citizens “avoid all travel” to a number of destinations as Covid-19 vaccinations begin to have an impact around the world. In total, officials eased travel restrictions for 61 countries. The US Centres for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) lowered countries such as France, Spain and Italy into level three, which […]

Airlines urge governments to replace quarantine with testing

The results of a joint trial conducted by American Airlines, British Airways and the oneworld Alliance reveal that a comprehensive Covid-19 testing programme can help re-open international travel, safely. This is underpinned by analysis from researchers at the University of Oxford, who studied data on how passengers evaluate risk and comply with Covid-19 rules. The […]