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Brussels Airlines Anticipates Growth In Corporate Travel

Throughout the span of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, the airline industry continues to experience the ebb and flow of passenger travel demand. Initially, the major carriers encountered a sharp decline in travel demand and load factors at the start of the ordeal. Even so, in response to the significant push for vaccinations, international borders reopened and travel restrictions were eased, causing a substantial surge in leisure travel demand. However, business travel demand was virtually non-existent as many companies shifted and…

How AirBaltic Is Preparing For Next Summer

The lengthy, ongoing circumstances and challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic are evolving and continue to be at large as new scientific developments emerge. Simultaneously, the airline industry has been attempting to be constantly responsive and alert, adapting to overcome obstacles from the dilemma. Passenger travel demand continues to experience ebb…

Air Canada Rouge Returns to the Skies

Air Canada's leisure airline, Air Canada Rouge, resumed service this week for the first time since the spring season.  The resumption of services ends their almost seven-month suspension. In February, Air Canada paused operations to Mexico and the Caribbean at the request of the Canadian government. Since Air Canada Rouge primarily served…

Virgin Australia Begins New Flights Amid Open Domestic Borders

The airline industry continues to feel the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 ordeal, which has forced several major carriers to be more alert and prepared than usual for massive changes. In addition,  there is a consistent notion to resume flight operations and rebuild route networks, as the carriers attempt to…

Allegiant Unveils New Travel Loyalty Program

The Covid-19 ordeal continues to remain at large and the push for vaccinations is on the rise and evolving as more research and development are being completed. However, the encouragement to become vaccinated has provided an easier opportunity for those who have been forced to quarantine at home, to travel…

Qantas Reveals Virtual Travel Experience From The Ground

The airline industry experienced a significant influx of passengers this summer, as many passengers were eager to travel, which was a stark contrast to last year since many were forced to quarantine due to strict Covid-19 requirements, mask mandates and lengthy border closures. However, this summer saw numerous countries that…

Qantas Enacts Temporary Employee Stand-down Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Summer travel demand continues to surge but will eventually decline as the leisure travel season comes to end as Fall is right around the corner. Several major countries that are usually tourist hotspots eased entry restrictions to reopen their borders and alleviated visitation and tourism limitations. In response, many carriers…

United Expands Flight Schedule to Prepare for Football Season

 The summer travel holiday season – usually when leisure travel demand is at its peak during the year – will soon be coming to an end. This summer was like no other as most, if not all, major airlines searched for different methods to tackle the Covid-19 ordeal amid border…

Air France Focuses on Europe, the Caribbean for Winter 2021

The ongoing pandemic has led many carriers to shift their operational focus to leisure routes in recent months in an attempt to capture any remaining demand. Yesterday, Air France become the latest airline to join the trend as the carrier announced six new routes departing from Paris's Charles de Gaulle…

SWISS Shifts Focus To Leisure Travel, Sustainability

Swiss International Airlines is reshaping its once-sprawling global network to focus more on vacation destinations as leisure travelers become more important post-pandemic. The airline is set to fly to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh as part of its ongoing transition towards a leisure focus, launching weekly services connecting Geneva…