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Regional Express (Rex) announced (18-May-2021) plans to launch twice daily Melbourne-Canberra service with Boeing 737-800NG equipment, effective 10-Jun-2021. The new service will bring 200,000 seats
Hong Kong‘s Government announced (17-May-2021) that the boarding and quarantine requirements for persons arriving from Argentina, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Singapore will
Taiwan‘s Central Epidemic Command Center announced (17-May-2021) the implementation of new entry restrictions and measures. Effective 19-May-2021 to 18-Jun-2021, non Republic of China nationals without
Air New Zealand launched (18-May-2021) Auckland-Rarotonga travel bubble service on 18-May-2021 following the establishment of a two way Cook Islands–New Zealand travel bubble. The carrier
Fiji Airways, via its official website, stated (14-May-2021) due to passenger service restrictions, Fiji Airways and Fiji Link extended service suspensions. Fiji Link suspended services until 23-May-2021,
American Express reported (13-May-2021) the following travel related highlights from its May-2021 ‘Amex Trendex’ survey of US consumers: Consumers are looking for deals or flexible payment options to
Viva Air Colombia requested Colombia Aerocivil approval to commence daily Medellin-Buenos Aires and daily Medellin–Cordoba services (Aviacion Online/transponder1200.com, 12-May-2021). If approved, the LCC will be the sole scheduled operator on both
Frontier Airlines reported (13-May-2021) the following highlights from 1Q2021: Total operating revenues were USD271 million, a decrease of 50% year-on-year due to a “significant reduction” in demand
Viva Aerobus plans to commence twice weekly Cancun–Houston service on 03-Jul-2021 (Aviacion Online, 12-May-2021). The airline also plans to commence weekly Cancun–New York Newark service on 04-Jul-2021. The LCC will