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American Airlines Offers At Home Testing For Travel To Belize, St. Lucia & Grenada

In this crazy covid world, some companies are taking initiatives to make things easier for travelers.  American Airlines is offering U.S. travelers at home pre-flight tests in order to travel to Belize, St, Lucia and Grenada. All three destinations require travelers to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test within 3-7 days of departure.  With the …

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Air Canada To Fly All Business Class Planes To Cancun

Ready to fly to Cancun and other popular destinations in style this winter? Air Canada is offering the rare chance to fly on its all business class planes that are usually reserved for professional sports teams and celebrities. Air Canada Jetz – CC Ken Fielding Air Canada’s Jetz planes that have been mostly grounded since …

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WestJet Will Officially Refund Cancelled Flights

WestJet is finally taking the side of its customers and has decided to refund cancelled flights to the original form of payment instead of travel credits. Canadian travelers have been extremely frustrated not only the hundreds of flights that have been cancelled due to Covid, but also losing their cold hard cash when the flight …

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London Heathrow’s Pre-Flight Covid Testing Misses the Mark

The travel world is abuzz this morning with news that Heathrow Airport has launched a 60-minute rapid Covid-19 testing program that is set to ‘reopen travel’, offering eager travellers the negative test proof they need to enter many countries. However, their new testing facility is an opportunity lost by performing a type of test that …

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Istanbul Airport PCR Test: Everything You Need To Know

Istanbul is normally a busy airport, especially for transits due to its strategic position between Europe and Asia. But during the pandemic there is another reason why travelers are purposely re-routing their flight paths to connect there… PCR testing capabilities. Many countries are now demanding PCR testing be done as part of their entry requirements. …

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Will the New York – London Air Bridge Actually Happen?

Reports are circulating about a potential ‘air bridge’ between New York and London, giving eager travelers a glimmer of hope in reuniting with relatives by Thanksgiving… but will it actually happen? And air bridge or travel corridor could allow for quarantine-free travel (or at least less restricted travel) between the two cities, providing a PCR …

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Cancun Receives First Flights From Europe As Tourism Continues To Grow

The first flights from Europe are now arriving in Cancun as demand continues to grow for the Caribbean destination. After more than six months without a single flight from Europe, Cancun welcomed Lufthansa flight LH514 from Frankfurt, Germany with 260 passengers on board.  Lufthansa’s Director General for Mexico, Felipe Bonifatti and Cancun tourism officials welcomed …

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WestJet Now Offering Lie-Flat Seats Between Vancouver and Toronto

Since international flights to Europe are not a hot seller right now, WestJet has repurposed their new 787 Dreamliner to run a domestic route instead – Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ). In 2019, WestJet debuted their new 787 Dreamliner with impressive lay-flat ‘pods’ in business class, very exclusive Premium economy section, and brand spanking new …

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New Airport For Tulum Announced By President of Mexico

The President of Mexico has announced that a new airport will be built in Tulum, Quintana Roo to help further stimulate the economy. President López Obrador said that the airport will further help boost tourism and business in the south and southeast of Mexico.  “A new airport will be built in Tulum, it will help …

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American Airlines To Offer Pre-Flight Testing For Jamaica, Bahamas & Hawaii

American Airlines has announced that it plans to offer pre-flight COVID-19 testing for passengers traveling to Jamaica, Hawaii and the Bahamas. “Our plan for this initial phase of preflight testing reflects the ingenuity and care our team is putting into rebuilding confidence in air travel,” American Airlines President Robert Isom said in a statement. The testing …

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Peru Reopening for International Flights on October 5

Peru officially reopened borders for international flights on October 5, 2020, following the formal announcement made by President Martín Vizcarra on Friday, September 25, 2020. “International flights will be authorized, as of October 5, between countries in the region and little by little to other latitudes,”  – President Vizcarra The Incan ruins of Machu Picchu …

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IATA Calls For Pre-Flight Testing to Replace Quarantines

Could testing before flying internationally become the new norm? IATA would like to see it that way.  The International Air Transport Association, or IATA, is reporting that international travel in 2020 is down a whopping 92% from last year and that massive decrease is crippling economies and livelihoods on every corner of the planet. As …

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