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Air India cancels pilot leaves as passenger demand soars

Air India cancels pilot leaves as passenger demand soars

The post Air India cancels pilot leaves as passenger demand soars appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The country’s national carrier, Air India, has issued an order for its pilots stating that all their leaves stand to be cancelled with immediate effect. “All leaves for cockpit crew stands withdrawn with immediate effect. […]

Heathrow Airports adds USD12 departure fee per passenger

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The pandemic seems no to spare anyone not even busy and rich airports. London Heathrow airport announced yesterday will charge passengers an extra GBP 8.90 (USD 12.37) a flight to keep check-in desks, baggage system and lights going after losing GBP 1.5billion in nine months due to Covid. These costs are normally covered by annual […]

Global Air Passenger Traffic Dropped Over 60% in 2020

Global Air Passenger Traffic Dropped Over 60% in 2020

Rollercoaster Year For Travel Granted that the severity of the pandemic was not realized from the onset of 2020, the overall numbers benefit from the limited time of regular travel levels during the start of the year. The report notes that air transport activities came to a virtual standstill by the end of March, due […]

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections

US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections

New regulations that apply to airlines bumping passengers and mishandling baggage announced Continue reading US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. The post US DOT adopts new airline passenger protections appeared first on Travel Daily. Source link

How The Pandemic Impacted Air Passenger Traffic in 2020

How The Pandemic Impacted Air Passenger Traffic in 2020

How Travel was Affected The report finds that 2020 saw the end of global traveler traffic growth after 21 years, as the last time passenger levels were this low was 1999. On a year-over-year basis, travel traffic was down by 67% from 2019.  Due to the decline in traveler demand, airlines were forced to drastically […]

Bangkok Airways to reopen passenger lounges at Chiang Mai and Phuket airports

Bangkok Airways to reopen passenger lounges at Chiang Mai and Phuket airports

In a bid to boost domestic tourism in the country, Bangkok Airways is reopening its passenger lounges at Chiang Mai Airport and Phuket Airport to facilitate passengers starting from 15 September 2020. The Boutique Lounge and Blue Ribbon Club Lounge at Chiang Mai Airport and the Courtesy Corner and Blue Ribbon Club Lounge at Phuket […]

Global air passenger traffic to drop by 60% to 1.8B in 2020

Global air passenger traffic to drop by 60% to 1.8B in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the airline industry, as countries worldwide shut down borders and limited travel to control the spread of the virus. Massive cancellations of flights since the beginning of 2020 caused staggering losses to the world’s largest airline companies and huge drops in airline passenger traffic. According to […]

Passenger rights group asks Congress to demand transparency from Boeing and FAA

Passenger rights group asks Congress to demand transparency from Boeing and FAA

Airline passenger rights group FlyersRights.org submitted a letter to US Congress to ask for transparency from the FAA and Boeing in their quest to address the 737 MAX’s deadly flaws and determine whether to unground the plane. To date, the FAA has heavily redacted all documents it has disclosed to FlyersRights.org in litigation over a […]

Delta Becomes First Airline to Launch New Passenger Contact Tracing

Delta Becomes First Airline to Launch New Passenger Contact Tracing

This was addressed by the airlines in their announcement, as they stated: “This (contact tracing program) will give the CDC access to the data in moments, dramatically decreasing the time it takes to notify affected customers via local health departments.  By connecting with customers more quickly and providing public health follow-up, health authorities can help […]

Ryanair logs in first-half loss due to passenger slump

Ryanair logs in first-half loss due to passenger slump

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has reported a loss of EUR 197 million (USD 230 million) for the first half of financial 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to extract a huge toll on the aviation sector. The loss compares to a profit of EUR 1.15 billion (USD 1.34 billion) for the same period of last year. […]

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