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Royal Caribbean Cruises extends sailing suspension

Royal Caribbean Cruises has extended the suspension of sailings of its global fleet until May 12th.In light of the developing Covid-19 pandemic, the cruise line – which also operates Celebrity Cruises, Azamara and Silversea Cruises – had originally scrapped all…

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Air Canada latest airline to announce huge layoffs

Air Canada has revealed plans to cut 5,000 jobs in the coming weeks as the carrier battles the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.The airline, along with lost-cost subsidiary Rouge, has been forced to ground hundreds of international and domestic flights…

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American Airlines adds cargo capacity to Europe

American Airlines is utilising its currently grounded passenger aircraft to move cargo between the United States and Europe.The first cargo-only flight departs from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport today, headed for Frankfurt Airport.The Boeing 777-300 will operate two round trips…

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Hotel industry requests aid amid mass layoffs

As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on U.S. hotel occupancy, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) and other hospitality leaders are asking the federal government to buoy the struggling sector with $150 billion in direct grants.Following a Tuesday…

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