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Beijing introduces new measures to curb spread of COVID-19

Beijing Municipal Government spokesperson Xu Hejian said the city has introduced new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 after new local infections in recent

Hong Kong to tighten COVID-19 restrictions to bring it more in line with China

Hong Kong‘s Government announced (26-Oct-2021) plans to tighten its COVID-19 restrictions to bring them in line with the rules imposed in China as it attempts

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore extends vaccinated travel lanes to Australia and Switzerland

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) extended (26-Oct-2021) its Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme to Australia and Switzerland for entry into Singapore on and after

AAPA: Asia Pacific international pax down 96% in Sep-2021, compared to Sep-2019

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reported (26-Oct-2021) the following international traffic highlights for Sep-2021: Passengers: 1.2 million, -95.8% compared to Sep-2019; RPK: -94%; ASK:

United Airlines to resume services from Houston and Honolulu to Tokyo from Dec-2021

United Airlines announced (25-Oct-2021) plans to resume three times weekly Houston-Tokyo Narita and Honolulu-Tokyo Narita services on 17-Dec-2021. The airline also plans to increase Chicago

Tourism Authority of Thailand welcomes first Finnair flight from Stockholm to Phuket

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) reported (25-Oct-2021) Finnair commenced Stockholm-Phuket on 25-Oct-2021. The seasonal service will operate twice weekly to 29-Nov-2021, before increasing to three

Taiwan airlines pax down 91% in Sep-2021, compared to Sep-2019

Taiwan Civil Aeronautics Administration reported (25-Oct-2021) the following traffic highlights for domestic airlines in Sep-2021: Passengers: 264,522, -91.3% compared to Sep-2019; Domestic: 230,405, -55.5%; Uni

Visitor arrivals to Thailand down 99.6% in Sep-2021, compared to Sep-2019

Thailand‘s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported (25-Oct-2021) 12,237 visitor arrivals to Thailand for Sep-2021, a decline of 99.6% compared to Sep-2019.

Singapore Airlines launches brand campaign video across online channels

Singapore Airlines launched (25-Oct-2021) its ‘We Look Forward to Seeing You in the Air Again’ brand campaign with a 30 second video, released via its

Tourism Authority of Thailand to remove quarantine requirements for 46 countries from 01-Nov-2021

Tourism Authority of Thailand announced (22-Oct-2021) the removal of quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travellers from 46 countries, effective 01-Nov-2021. Passengers will be required to

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