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Cambodia records 74.1% intl tourism decline in nine months ended 30-Sep-2020

Cambodia‘s Ministry of Tourism recorded 1.2 million international tourists and 7.28 million domestic tourists in the nine months ended 30-Sep-2020, a 74.1% and 51.9% year-on-year

AAPA: Asia Pacific international pax down 96.4% in Sep-2020

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reported (28-Oct-2020) the following international traffic highlights for Sep-2020: Passengers: 1.1 million, -96.4% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): -95.6%; Capacity

All Nippon Airways and Peach announce mileage redemption programme

All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced (28-Oct-2020) plans to allow ANA Mileage Club members to redeem ANA Miles for Peach Points for use on Peach services

Airports Authority of India pax down 69.5% in Sep-2020

Airports Authority of India (AAI) reported (27-Oct-2020) the following traffic highlights for Sep-2020: Passengers: 8.5 million, -69.5% year-on-year; Domestic: 7.8 million, -65.1%; International: 661,513, -87.8%;

Tourism Council WA: State tourism industry has lost USD1.7bn since Apr-2020

Tourism Council WA CEO Evan Hall reported (27-Oct-2020) the state’s tourism industry has lost AUD2.4 billion (USD1.7 billion) in revenue since the closure of its

Qantas to resume Sydney-Hobart service from 06-Nov-2020

Qantas announced (27-Oct-2020) plans to resume Sydney-Hobart service from 06-Nov-2020, operating 11 times weekly, following the easing of border restrictions between New South Wales and

Visitor arrivals to Fiji down 98.8% in Sep-2020

Fiji‘s Bureau of Statistics reported (19-Oct-2020) 1005 visitor arrivals to Fiji in Sep-2020, a decline of 98.8% year-on-year. There were only 183 air arrivals in

Solomon Airlines to maintain domestic network at reduced capacity

Solomon Airlines CEO Brett Gebers said the carrier will be “a much smaller airline for some time to come”, but intends to continue operating its

Alaska Air Group: ATL mixture changes ‘dramatically’ as passengers increasingly book with credits

Alaska Air Group VP for finance and controller Chris Berry stated the mix of cash and credits for the carrier’s air traffic liability (ATL) has “changed

Boliviana de Aviacion seeks government funding to reactivate operations

Boliviana de Aviacion is reportedly waiting to receive USD24 million from the Government of Bolivia in order to proceed with its plans to reactivate services (Los Tiempos, 26-Oct-2020). The carrier