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USA & BELGIUM TO OPEN PRECLEARANCE FACILITY AT BRUSSELS AIRPORT

The USA and Belgium concluded an agreement on 28 September to implement…
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AIR TRAFFIC FORECAST DOWNGRADE

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020…
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IATA CALLS FOR SYSTEMATIC COVID-19 TESTING BEFORE DEPARTURE

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment…
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LUFTHANSA REVISES RECOVERY ESTIMATES DOWNWARDS

Germany’s national carrier has decided upon a third package within its restructuring…
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IATA CALLS FOR URGENT RESCUE PLAN FOR UK AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association has outlined the need for an urgent…
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OMAN REOPENS TO INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ON 1 OCTOBER

Oman is reopening its airports to international flights on October 1. The…
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WTTC OUTLINES NEW PILOT SCHEME FOR COVID-19 TESTING

The World Travel and Tourism Council is calling for the introduction of…
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HISTORIC DIRECT FLIGHT FROM ISRAEL TO UAE FOLLOWING PEACE DEAL

The first commercial flight from Israel to the UAE has landed, marking…
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NO EXCEPTIONS TO WEARING MASKS ON BOARD – IATA

The International Air Transport Association is appealing to all travellers to wear…
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ETIHAD, NASA AND BOEING TEST SAFER, CLEANER WAYS TO FLY

In a collaboration between Boeing and NASA, Etihad Airways has commenced flight…
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BALPA WELCOMES VIRGIN ATLANTIC RESTRUCTURING PLAN

The British Airline Pilots’ Association has welcomed a deal thrashed out this…
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SAVING VIRGIN ATLANTIC

Virgin Atlantic Airways filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the US…
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WTTC CALLS FOR OPENING OF ESSENTIAL AIR CORRIDORS

The World Travel & Tourism Council is urging for the opening of…
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CORONAVIRUS: AIRLINES SUPPORT JOINT US-EUROPEAN TESTING SCHEME

Major airlines have asked for a joint coronavirus testing programme, so that…
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MAKING AIR TRAVELLERS FEEL SAFER

The world's three biggest airline alliances have joined together to create a…
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50% OF LUFTHANSA FLEET TAKES BACK TO THE AIR

Lufthansa Group airlines have published flight schedules through the end of October,…
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ETC JOINS CALL FOR GREEN TRAVEL RESTART

With the gradual restarting of passenger air transport in the coming weeks,…
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AIR FRANCE PHASES OUT A380

The Air France-KLM Group has announced the definitive end of Air France…
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COVID-19 INTERACTIVE TRAVEL MAP LAUNCHED

IATA has launched an interactive map giving travellers the latest COVID-19 restrictions…
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A NEW SABRE

Sabre has announced a strategic realignment of its airline and agency-focused businesses,…