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Priority Pass to add 150 new airport lounges in 2021, expanding network by 20%

Priority Pass announced (11-May-2021) it will add over 150 new airport lounges across the world in 2021, a 20% expansion of its network. The company said

InsureMyTrip: Cancel for any reason coverage purchases have doubled since Jan-2021

InsureMyTrip reported (10-May-2021) a “significant spike” in travellers seeking travel insurance with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) coverage over the past several weeks. The travel insurance

Allegiant Travel Company moves to terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport

Allegiant Travel Company announced (12-May-2021) plans to relocate operations to terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport from 19-May-2021. Anticipating a busier summer travel season, Allegiant will also increase capacity

Alaska Airlines to launch services to Belize

Alaska Airlines announced (12-May-2021) plans to launch services to Belize City, with schedules to be announced when ticket sales open in early Jun-2021. Belize will be the fourth country the

Air Canada to launch services to Hawaii from in 4Q2021

Air Canada announced (12-May-2021) plans to launch the following services to Hawaii: Montreal–Honolulu: Twice weekly from 12-Dec-2021; Toronto-Maui: Weekly from 18-Dec-2021; Toronto–Honolulu: Three times weekly from

Viva Aerobus launches voluntary carbon footprint offset programme for passengers

Viva Aerobus signed (11-May-2021) an agreement with Anaconda Carbon to launch a voluntary carbon footprint offset programme for passengers. Viva Aerobus passengers will now be able to select

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a – CAPA Live special

CTC – Corporate Travel Community brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know during the

US and UK CEOs submit letter calling for resumption of travel

US Department of Transportation and the UK Department for Transport received a letter from multiple airline CEOs requesting a speed up of travel resumption between the countries (Reuters, 11-May-2021).

Canadian Government awards over USD450 million to airports in COVID-19 recovery funding

Canada‘s Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra launched (11-May-2021) the following contribution funding programmes to assist Canadian airports’ recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: Airport Critical Infrastructure

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