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Wizz Air launches new travel planning tool to passengers

Wizz Air has launched a Travel Planning Map, a new and continuously updated website search tool designed to help passengers determine which destinations they can fly to at that precise.The low-cost carrier hopes the asset will also offer information on…

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IATA calls for universal testing to rebuild aviation confidence

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for the deployment of rapid Covid-19 testing for all passengers.The trade body said accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic testing before departure was a preferable alternative to quarantine measures.Testing would allow airlines…

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Brussels government approved €30 million aid for tourism

Approving the proposal of the Secretary of State for Economic Transition, Barbara Trachte, the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region decided to provide specific and large-scale assistance to the event, nightlife, tourism and culture sectors through the introduction of a new…

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Cargo demand buoys Manchester Airports Group

An increasing reliance on e-commerce during the pandemic, coupled with a reduction in passenger flights, has driven significant growth in air cargo at the Manchester Airports Group (MAG).The current climate has turbo-charged the shift to online shopping, the impact of…

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Calls for new Civil Aviation Authority powers

Airlines operating in the UK have not faced a single fine for breaking consumer law on refunds, delays or cancellations since 2003, consumer organisation Which? has revealed.Over the same period, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has only used its powers…

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On the Beach resigns from ABTA in refunds dispute

On the Beach has resigned its membership of ABTA following a disagreement over refunds.The trade association recently reaffirmed its position that, if the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office advises against “all but essential” travel to a destination, trips should be…

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Aer Lingus Regional launches Manchester-Belfast connection

Aer Lingus Regional has marked the beginning of a new route from Manchester to Belfast.Beginning today, the airline will operate up to four daily return flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast City Airport.Aer Lingus Regional, which is operated by Stobart…

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