The cheapest day for flights? Today! Passengers told to ignore their Friday the 13th superstition to get the best travel dealsAirlines across Europe have slashed their prices for Friday 13th UK flights are £52 less than any other day in June'friggatriskaidekaphobia' affects consumer behaviour, survey shows By Catherine Eade … [Read more...] about The cheapest day for flights? Today! Passengers told to ignore their Friday the 13th superstition to get the best travel deals
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With a population of 94 million, Vietnam has gone 43 days without any COVID-19 cases caused by community transmission, as of Thursday May 29. The national COVID-19 count stands at 327. Of these, only 49 are active cases, and 278 have recovered after treatment. … [Read more...] about Vietnam safe for travel: WeSwap
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Airlines have pointed to signs that travel demand is beginning to perk up in recent weeks, fuelling hopes that the stress on beleaguered carriers could begin to wane. Passengers taking flights over Memorial Day weekend, an early test of consumer confidence and the unofficial start of the summer travel season, reached levels unseen since late March. Airlines say bookings are outpacing cancellations, and airplanes that have been almost empty are starting to fill up. … [Read more...] about Covid-19: US airlines leave $29 billion aid fund untapped in bet on rebound
Notwithstanding the government’s decision to resume air traffic in the country, demand for commercial airlines is least likely to revive anytime soon given the impact of the pandemic on leisure travel and fast adoption of technologies that enable remote working for enterprises. In addition, analysts believe that the government’s stance to cap ticket prices will affect the sector’s profitability since airlines would be unable to cover fixed costs. According to industry trackers, after resuming services amid a nationwide lockdown that has lasted beyond two months, airlines will largely have to cater to the stranded passengers for at least the first 15 days. Once this phase is over, they may face demand slump owing to two factors. First, the rapid spread of Covid-19 has affected leisure travel, which constitutes a large part of total travel spending. Second, technological services such as videoconferencing, digital applications and frequent use of webinars for … [Read more...] about Can airlines weather the Covid storm?