Airline health advice has so far mostly focused on staying hydrated and avoiding deep vein thrombosis. What passengers really want, however, is free hand masks, hand sanitiser and more space between passengers...
World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled its Africa 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Africa Winners Day.
9 Nov 2020
"The risk of a passenger contracting Covid-19 while onboard appears very low. With only 44 identified potential cases of flight-related transmission among 1.2 billion travellers..."
15 Oct 2020
The slow recovery in air travel will see the airline industry continuing to burn through cash at an average rate of $5 to $6bn per month in 2021.
7 Oct 2020
"What is killing aviation is the fact that governments are not managing the risks of opening borders. Instead, they are keeping global mobility effectively in lockdown. And if this continues, the damage to global connectivity could become irreparable..."
4 Sep 2020
Travellers are taking precautions to protect themselves from Covid-19 with 77% saying that they are washing their hands more frequently, 71% avoiding large meetings and 67% having worn a facemask in public...
10 Jul 2020
African airlines passenger traffic sank 98.2% in May against improved demand worldwide...
3 Jul 2020
Aircraft cabins have been germ hotspots since long before this pandemic. More 'microbiology literacy' is needed among the general public for this to improve...
Ipek Kurtböke 22 May 2020
The new measures took effect with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to nine destinations...
22 May 2020
Travellers will only be accepted on these flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries...
15 May 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest analysis shows that the damage to air travel from Covid-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul and international travel being the most severely impacted...
14 May 2020
Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...
7 May 2020
Etihad Airways will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of Covid-19.
15 Apr 2020
Global passenger traffic data for February 2020 shows that demand fell 14.1% compared to February 2019...
6 Apr 2020