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NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL FOR IATA

On April 1, 2021, Willie Walsh took on the role of IATA…
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25% OF AUSTRALIA’S HALF-PRICE FLIGHTS SELL ON FIRST DAY

Virgin Australia is thoughts to have recorded its highest number of bookings…
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WIZZ AIR DEFIES AIR TRANSPORT GLOOM

Ultra-low cost carrier Wizz Air is one of the few airlines in…
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DEUTSCHE BAHN DEVELOPS SOPHISTICATED APP

Germany's rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) explained during ITB Berlin NOW how…
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AMERICAN AIRLINES BOLSTERS AUSTIN AS KEY “HUB”

American Airlines is adding 10 new, returning and seasonal routes to Texas’…
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IATA SAYS AIR TRANSPORT WILL BEGIN TO RECOVER BY YEAR END

Alexander de Juniac, the Director General and CEO of the International Air…
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HUAWEI DEBUTS NEW SEARCH ENGINE WITH ENHANCED FEATURES FOR TRAVEL

Petal Search is new a mobile-first search engine developed by Huawei, leveraging…
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SPAIN LAUNCHES LOW-COST, HIGH-SPEED TRAIN SERVICE

Meet Spain's newest innovation for travellers: Avlo, operated by state rail operator…
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ALL LAOS TO BE CONNECTED BY RAIL IN 2021

For the first time in its history, Laos is to benefit from…
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AIRLINES PREPARE FOR NEW U.S. COVID-19 TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Beginning Tuesday, 26 January, international travellers to the United States will be…
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FIRST FOR NEW CHINESE PASSENGER JET WITH NEW AIRLINE

For the first time, a Chinese-manufactured 90-seat passenger jet has been placed…
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EUROPEAN NIGHT TRAINS ARE BACK – WITH TEE 2.0

Night trains are making a come-back in continental Europe as an environmentally…
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THE UAE’S TOURISM TRILOGY

The United Arab Emirates, and in particular Dubai, are under the spotlight,…
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KEY DESIGN ELEMENTS OF IATA TRAVEL PASS UNVEILED

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has unveiled key design elements of…
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ITB CHINA ANNOUNCES TWO INDUSTRY EVENTS FOR 2021

Thee organisers of ITB China have announced the launch of an ITB China…
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ALASKA AIRLINES INTRODUCES HAWAII PRE-CLEAR PROGRAMME

Alaska Airlines passengers travelling to Hawaii can now pre-clear on the US West Coast,…
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TASKFORCE EXAMINES COVID TESTING TRIAL

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld have teamed up with researchers at the…
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THE RESHAPING OF AIR TRAVEL

Nine in ten American air passengers do not expect to return to…
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ITB CHINA INDUSTRY MEETUP EVENTS ATTRACT OVER 1,000 BUYERS

ITB China’s Industry MeetUp Events 2020 concluded last week, attracting more than…
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NICE AIRPORT INTRODUCES FREE ANTIGEN TESTING

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has opened a comprehensive technical platform, supervised by…