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An Air Canada 737MAX. Both Transport Canada and EASA, Europe's aviation safety board, have said that they want to see Boeing make more MAX fixes before approving the aircraft for commercial service. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Air Canada Airport COVID-19 Testing Trial Shows Promising Results

In September Air Canada partnered with a Canadian lab and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority to test arriving passengers for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction test at Toronto’s Pearson Airport directly upon their arrival and then two tests that would be self-collected at seven days after arrival and at 14 days after arrival. This was part of a broad study to understand if a 14-day quarantine was really necessary for incoming international travel. This 14-day quarantine imposed by many…

Bolivia Will Reopen Its Airspace in September

Following a meeting of the cabinet, the interim Government of Bolivia announced on August 27 at that the country will reopen its airspace in September, among other measures to relax the quarantine that has been in force in the country for five months. The country will go into next month…

Colombia to End Quarantine in September – Domestic Flights to…

On August 25, Colombian President Iván Duque announced that on September 1, a new stage of “selective isolation” and “individual distancing” will begin. In this framework, he ratified the resumption of domestic flights only, authorizing all the country's airports, except those located in cities that still have a COVID-19 high…