News
Trulli
TAP Air Portugal was the first airline to operate a flight with the Airbus A330neo to Peru to repatriate Portuguese citizens. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

TAP Air Portugal Announces Multiple New Routes to Europe, Africa

TAP Air Portugal is launching a series of new routes next year to expand its network across Europe and Northern Africa. Next summer, the airline will launch scheduled service to Ibiza, Spain; Fuerteventura, Spain; Oujda, Morocco; Zagreb, Croatia; Djerba, Tunisia and Monastir, Tunisia. With the exception of Zagreb, where services will begin earlier in March of next year, the new services will begin operating sometime between May and June 2021. In addition to these confirmed plans for next year, the…

Emirates Begins Coronavirus Rapid Testing in Dubai

Emirates become the first carrier in the world to test for COVID-19 before boarding flights. The airline introduced this measure in collaboration with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Wednesday, applying rapid tests for all passengers before boarding a flight to Tunis, Tunisia. All passengers on the flight took blood…

Tunisia Suspends Emirates Flights Following Denied Boarding for Women

Tunisia has suspended flights operated by Emirates due to a public uproar over security measures aimed at women from the North African country. The suspension, which will take effect on Dec. 25, 2017, comes after several Tunisian women were denied boarding for their Dubai-bound flights on Emirates. The Tunisia transportation…