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Thailand Halts Domestic Flights As Cases Continue To Rise

Around the world, it is clear to see that there are two contrasting approaches to dealing with Covid-19 that various countries have adopted. On the one hand, the likes of the UK are repealing their Covid-19 restrictions and allowing travelers to spread their wings once more. However, on the opposite side of the coin, some …

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Thousands Of U.S. Flights Cancelled As Airlines Struggle With Demand

Whilst the travel industry has shown impressive signs of rebounding, it should also be noted that it isn’t out of the woods completely. More travelers may be flying now than at any other time over the pandemic, but airlines are reeling from the effects of a reduced workforce and a lack of pilots. As a …

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Top 5 Things To Do On Long Haul Flights And What To Avoid

Getting on a flight to your vacation destination is supposed to be exciting but it can often leave you feeling drained and jet-lagged. To help you stay fresh, we have a list of the dos and don’ts of international travel. So kick back, grab your in-flight snack, and prepare for take-off! Do Move Your Body …

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US Air Travel Hits Record High Over Mother’s Day Weekend

The Mother’s Day weekend saw air travel in the United States hit a pandemic-era high, with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reporting record passenger numbers at airports across the country. On Sunday May 9th more than 1.7 million passengers passed through airport checkpoints, the highest numbers seen since the coronavirus pandemic crushed both domestic and …

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Delta Adds New Flight Routes To The Caribbean

Quite early into the pandemic, several routes around the world were cut by airlines of all sizes, with travel having dried up as a result of the numerous restrictions and banning orders put into place by various countries. However, as travel seems to be turning towards normality once more, there has been a spate of …

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New Flights To Puerto Vallarta From U.S. Amid Strong Demand

According to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) who manages the Puerto Vallarta Airport, flight connectivity to the popular Mexican tourist destination is up 19% compared to February. American Airlines, Frontier, Southwest and United have all announced new flights to Puerto Vallarta starting this month resulting in increased frequencies and resumption of suspended routes in response …

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Israel Opens Airways to U.S. Carriers Upon Complaint From Washington

Following an official complaint from Washington, Israel has agreed to reopen airways to U.S. carriers, Delta and United. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) filed a complaint to its Israeli counterpart, alleging improper behavior of airlines as only two carriers were permitted to operate rescue passenger flights, both being Israeli airlines, El …

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Air New Zealand To Trial Vaccine Passport On International Flights

How it works Users will be able to create a digital health wallet connected to their e-passport. Once tested or vaccinated, labs will securely transfer the results to the user’s app. The information can then be used to determine whether the traveler fits the health and safety standards of the country they are planning to …

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U.S. Expands Facial Recognition To Customs Locations In Canada

The U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the expansion of ‘Simplified Arrival’ for eight pre-clearance locations throughout Canada. The ‘Simplified Arrival’ program is used by the CBP to automate the document checking process, currently done manually, which is required for admission to the U.S. In addition to automating the process, the CBP notes that the process …

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Winter Storm Uri Causes Mass Disruptions – What Travelers Need To Know

A major winter storm has shattered both records and travel plans as it makes its way across the South this week. Dubbed Storm Uri by The Weather Channel, the storm has already set new snow records in Texas, and is responsible for the cancellation of thousands of flights and bringing travel to a standstill. With …

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WestJet says Air Canada Takeover Of Air Transat Will Result In Higher Fares

Last week’s governmental approval of Air Canada’s proposed bid to acquire rival Air Transat for $190 million did not sit well with others in the industry, particularly WestJet. The President and CEO of the Calgary-based carrier, Edward Sims, expressed his disdain of the approval in a blog post released late last week. Sims alleged that …

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