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77% of APAC travellers ready to take to the skies again

While pre-pandemic frequent flyers are ready to get back on a plane, travel restrictions and low vaccine uptake remain a serious barrier, according to...

IATA predicts strong comeback for air travel by 2023

Global air passenger traffic is expected to recover to 88 per cent of pre-Covid levels by 2022, as the vaccine rollout and testing advancements...

Runway to a smart, sustainable and safe restart

The airline industry may be bruised and battered but it continues to perform a crucial role in salvation efforts throughout the pandemic. It needs to now heal itself, and a host of conditions must be in place for recovery to happen. Subhas Menon, director general, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, reviews what's needed.

Air traffic activity for 2021 gets off to sluggish start: IATA

Demand for air travel has continued to fall, due to increased travel restrictions by governments to combat new Covid variants. According to the IATA, passenger...

TTG Conversations: Five Questions with Rashid Al Ardha, Emirates

Enhanced safety measures, contactless travel, pandemic preparedness and flexible air tickets are expected to take root in the future of air travel and transform...

Airport recovery expected to be slow, uncertain: ACI

The Airports Council International (ACI) has forecasted a slow and uncertain recovery for airports in Asia-Pacific and Middle East, and one that is dependent...

SIA restarts flights between Munich and Singapore

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has resumed operating thrice-weekly flights between Singapore and the Munich hub, marking the German city's first link to Asia since the...

SIA, Collinson trial Covid-19 pre-departure testing

All Singapore Airlines (SIA) passengers flying outbound from Singapore and Indonesia (bound for Singapore) will be able to book pre-departure polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...

Fresh virus outbreak hits Thai domestic air travel

A second wave of Covid-19 has put the brakes on the recent budding recovery in air travel demand in Thailand, with domestic air travel...

Virus resurgence stalls air travel recovery in November 2020

Global air passenger demand recovery, which had been slowing since the Northern hemisphere’s summer travel season, came to a halt in November 2020, according...

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