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TTG Conversations: Five questions with Subhas Menon, Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines

Airlines are resuming some flights in the region but these are not enough to lift the beleaguered travel and tourism industry out of the...

China’s domestic flights headed for full recovery next month

Domestic air travel in China, which has been recovering gradually after the pandemic upended commercial aviation, is likely to fully recover by the start...

Will a digital health passport help us fly again?

National governments in Asia, Australia and Europe have rolled out contact-tracing apps to curb the spread of Covid-19 on home soil, but what if similar technology could be harnessed in the skies and effectively bring the travel industry back to life?

New Skal Council committee to map industry restructure, push for greater...

The International Skal Council has established a committee to formulate post-Covid-19 strategies to protect and guide the travel, tourism and hospitality industry it represents,...

Safe distancing on aircraft won’t fly, says Emirates’ Clark

Social distancing on airplanes is not a sustainable option, and to attempt it would be an exercise in futility, according to Emirates Airlines’ president. Speaking...

Social distancing, in-flight cleanliness top concerns in pandemic-era air travel

Tech-approved cabin cleanliness, in-flight social distancing and personal protection equipment (PPE) emerge as top concerns and priorities among air passengers in the wake of...

IATA defines layered approach and principles for industry re-start

IATA has outlined a temporary layered approach to biosecurity for restarting passenger flights amid the pandemic, and along with that a commitment by airline...

Hammered PAL finds its size a disadvantage

The Philippines’ biggest carrier is fighting for survival as the Covid-19 pandemic leaves it with significant overheads, including costly maintenance for its fleet of...

IATA signals slow recovery for aviation sector

The IATA is calling for governments to work with the industry on confidence-boosting measures in the face of an anticipated slow recovery in demand...

FATA urges IATA to ensure passenger refunds

The Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations (FATA) has raised concerns that many passengers and travel agents are not getting refunds from flight cancellations as...

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