HELSINKI, 18 May 2022: Wearing a mask on Finnair flights is optional unless the authorities at the destination or origin country require it. The airline is responding to the easing of coronavirus related restrictions worldwide....
GENEVA, 13 May 2022: Good news for travellers; the latest guidance recommends ditching masks when flying within Europe, a move that gained a welcome response from the International Air Transport Association. However, phasing out...
GENEVA, 9 May 2022: There are limited impacts on air travel demand from the Ukraine war, while Omicron-related effects are mainly confined to Asian domestic markets, according to International Air Transport Association's latest passenger data for March 2022*.
SINGAPORE, 9 May 2022: The latest air ticketing data from ForwardKeys reveals that Russian outbound tourism, already severely handicapped by pandemic travel restrictions, has fallen even further because of Russia's military operations in Ukraine. But affluent...
MADRID, 29 April 2022: The World Tourism Organization’s General Assembly voted to suspend Russia’s membership in the UN specialised agency earlier this week despite Russia announcing its withdrawal ahead of the debate.  During the...
GENEVA, 29 April 2022: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warns that a proposed 37% increase in airport charges in the Netherlands could risk significant damage to the recovery of air connectivity in the country. Despite input...
GENEVA, 8 April 2022: Air travel posted a strong rebound in February 2022 compared to January 2022, as Omicron-related impacts moderated outside of Asia, the International Air Transport Association reported this week. IATA claimed the war in...
MADRID, 4 April 2022: After the unprecedented drop in 2020 and 2021, international tourism is beginning to show signs of a gradual recovery in 2022 but the Ukraine crisis could hamper progress. On the positive...
MADRID, 31 March 2022: The Best Tourism Villages awards by the UNWTO  will return for a second year as it seeks to establish itself as the world's leading network focused on tourism for rural development.
LONDON, 22 March 2022: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) addressed EU Tourism Ministers confirming the tourism private sector’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine at a closed high-level meeting in Dijon last week. WTTC President...