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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

Red Deer Airport looking to construct USD2.5 million ‘low cost terminal’ in 2021

Red Deer Airport executive director Graham Ingham said the airport is planning to raise funding for construction of a CAD3 million (USD2.5 million) “low cost terminal” in 2021

LATAM Airlines Brasil to resume Sao Paulo-London service in Jun-2021

LATAM Airlines Brasil plans to resume daily Sao Paulo Guarulhos–London Heathrow service on 16-Jun-2021 (Aviacion Online, 11-May-2021). The airline will operate the service with Boeing 777-300ER equipment.

CHECK OUT! – latest hotel highlights from across the globe

CTC – Corporate Travel Community brings you a round up of some of the latest accommodation and hospitality news from across the globe. Here’s our

US Travel Association: US needs to increase dialogue with UK to reopen borders

US Travel Association (UTA) president and CEO Roger Dow stated (10-May-2021) the US needs to “increase dialogue” with the UK to allow for a reopening of travel. Mr Dow stated the US will

US TSA screens over 1.7 million single day passengers for first time since COVID-19 outbreak

US TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein, via her official Twitter account, announced (10-May-2021) the US TSA screened over 1.7 million passengers at airport checkpoints on 09-May-2021. The figure represents

Hawaii County extends post-arrival testing programme by 90 days

US‘ Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth extended the post-arrival testing programme by 90 days beyond the original end date of 10-May-2021 (West Hawaii Today, 09-May-2021).

Avianca requests approval to commence Medellin-Orlando service

Avianca requested Colombia Aerocivil approval to commence daily Medellin-Orlando service with A319 and A320 equipment (Torre El Dorado, 10-May-2021). Spirit Airlines operates the route, according to OAG.

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