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WestJet announced (27-Nov-2020) the official launch of a COVID-19 testing study at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in partnership with the Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA). The study investigates the safest and
Canada‘s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair and Minister of Health Patty Hajdu announced (29-Nov-2020) the extension of temporary travel restrictions and
Honduras‘ airport infrastructure company (Empresa Hondureña de Infraestructura y Servicios Aeroportuarios) plans to reactivate San Pedro Sula Ramon Villeda Morales Airport by the end of Dec-2020 (cholusatsur.com,
Brazil ANAC announced (26-Nov-2020) the average airfare price in 3Q2020 was BRL330.75 (USD61.89), a 23% year-on-year reduction. Domestic yield declined by 37.8% to BRL0.23 (USD0.04). Airfare changes by
CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Travel restrictions shrink European aviation, but not COVID-19’, stated (25-Nov-2020) while COVID-19 vaccine development progress is
Wizz Air, via its official website, offered (Nov-2020) “on demand charter solutions” for businesses. The carrier invited full aircraft charter requests, specifying the platform is
Berlin Airport Company (FBB) forecast (27-Nov-2020) Berlin Brandenburg Airport traffic will decrease by around 70% in 2021 compared to 2019 levels. Berlin is expected to handle up to 10
Air France announced (26-Nov-2020) plans to triple capacity on its domestic network in winter 2020/2021 compared to the current capacity during lockdown, reaching up to 55%
Fly Gangwon announced (30-Nov-2020) plans to commence services to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore in 2021, following the acquisition of new aircraft to support medium haul
Yangon Mingaladon Airport, via its official Facebook account, announced (30-Nov-2020) Myanmar‘s Government extended an international travel ban until 31-Dec-2020. The airport will continue to support