U.K. ‘Open for Travel’ with Lifting of Testing for Vaccinated…

The U.K. government has declared that England is "open for travel? with the announcement that all Covid-19 testing requirements will be lifted for vaccinated travellers starting at 4 a.m. on Feb. 11. The removal of the often-changing and expensive testing conditions comes ahead of the one-week mid-term school holiday break…

Allegiant’s December 2021 Traffic Numbers Exceed 2019 Levels

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air recently announced its December 2021 passenger numbers as well as its overall passenger traffic for 2021. Passenger numbers for the month exceeded the same month in 2019. This was despite operational difficulty over the holiday period mostly related due to crew shortages from the Omicron variant…

Looking to 2022, Heathrow Expects A Long Road To Recovery

With the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic still being felt around the world almost two years since the beginning of the emergency, air passenger numbers are still far from what they used to be in 2019, especially with regards to international services. London’s Heathrow Airport, the largest airport of the…

Air Transat Announces Expanded Summer 2022 Schedule

Air Transat — the notable Canadian leisure airline — recently announced an expanded schedule for next year’s lucrative summer season. The Montreal-based carrier which specializes in flights and tour packages to leisure destinations will be seeking to serve 44 destinations with over 250 flights per week at the height of…

Further 8 Canadian Airports to Receive International Arrivals from Nov.…

In a further easing of travel restrictions, the Canadaian government has announced that an additional eight of the country’s airports can receive international travellers from Nov. 30. Those joining the 10 airports currently receiving international arrivals will be St. John’s International, John C. Munro Hamilton International, Region of Waterloo International,…

U.S. Outlines Policy for ‘Safe Resumption of Global Travel’

The White House has released details on new travel policies applicable for international travel ahead of the relaxation of restrictions from 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time on Nov. 8. In an announcement titled, "A Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-⁠19 Pandemic," President Biden stated that…

Opinion: As Borders Open, the Travel Industry Must Create A…

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a deserved domestic focus on dealing with the immediate Covid-19 outbreaks within individual countries. This resulted in the implementation of travel restrictions and the closing of borders to non-essential international travel. Recently Reuters reported that the U.S. will reopen its borders…

U.K. Government Cuts Travel ‘Red List’ to Only 7 Countries

In the most dramatic indication of the reopening of international travel since the introduction of pandemic restrictions, the U.K. government announced that only seven countries will remain on the ‘red list’. The remaining countries that will require hotel quarantine upon arrival back into England are Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti,…

Lufthansa Brings Last 747 Out of Storage From Twente Airport

German flag carrier, Lufthansa, has brought their last Boeing 747 out of storage from Twente Airport to be returned to service. The Twitter account for the Twente Airport in the Netherlands tweeted out photos of the German queen departing for Frankfurt. From there the aircraft will go through the process…