'Irish and British families, who have been subject to lockdown for the last 10 weeks, can now look forward to booking their much-needed family holiday to Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, and other Mediterranean destinations for July and August before the schools return in September. … [Read more...] about Britain’s silent skies reawaken: Airlines take off again as coronavirus restrictions ease – with 100,000 global flights recorded for the first time since March
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On the downside, it looks like Palm Springs will be losing service from three carriers – Frontier, Allegiant and JetBlue, all of which got a tentative nod from the Transportation Department to suspend flights there. And the temporary closing of Paine Field in Everett, Wash., has brought an end to several Alaska Airlines routes there through August 1, including service to SFO, San Jose, Los Angeles, Orange County, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Portland, Phoenix, San Diego and Spokane. Alaska’s latest schedule update also indicates it expects to resume service from LAX to Boston, Chicago, and Washington Dulles, but to cancel LAX-New York JFK flights from July through September. … [Read more...] about Routes: Quarantines quash air travel revival plans + more news
00:05 Brazil has recorded its highest single-day jump in cases. The South American country has the second-highest number of cases after the US, with 26,417 new cases reported within 24 hours. The Health Ministry recorded 1,156 new deaths in the same time period, bringing the total number of deaths to 26,754 and the total number of cases to 438,238. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Russia reports record daily death toll
British Airways has suspended all routes from London Gatwick and London City airports, and has moved all operations into terminal 5 at London Heathrow. The airline currently plans on resuming 50 per cent of its flights from July. On April 28, BA’s parent company IAG said it was preparing to cut 12,000 jobsfrom the airline’s 42,000-strong workforce. easyJet has grounded its entire fleet of 330 aircraft and cancelled all flights. It plans on restarting a small number of flights in the UK and France from mid-June. On May 28, easyJet announcd plans to reduce its workforce by 30 per cent, meaning up to 3,000 jobs at the airline could be lost. Flybe collapsed into administration on March 5. The airline had been losing money for several months, with it narrowly avoiding going under in January 2020, but coronavirus was understood to have had a severe impact on bookings. Jet2 has cancelled all flights and holiday packages until June 17. The airline … [Read more...] about EasyJet to cut up to 4,500 jobs as part of plans to reduce workforce by 30% due to coronavirus
Frank Bochmann is seen in a photo he provided Tuoi Tre News. Saebel: Vietnam’s tourism sector has been tragically affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, amusement parks, transport companies, tour operators, and homestay owners have all seen their business come to a standstill. The loss of revenue and livelihoods for Vietnamese employees and entrepreneurs alike in all spheres is devastating and the real effects will only be seen as savings and cash funds dry up. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?