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IATA Calls for 12-month EU Covid Pass Extension to ‘Protect’ Travel

IATA is calling on EU authorities to extend the validity of the EU Digital Covid Certificate by 12 months to protect the already “fragile recovery” of the travel industry.

UK Sends Out Mixed Messages for Travel with its ‘List’

Despite the UK allowing international travel to 12 ‘green listed’ destinations, rules concerning ‘amber list’ territories, which includes Greece and Spain, are vague.

Airlines Urge UK to Make Greece ‘Green’ for Restriction-free Travel

Pressure by British travel and aviation stakeholders is mounting on UK authorities to reverse Greece's exclusion from the country's 'green' travel list.

Air Ticketing Not Expected to Recover Until 2024, Says Study

Digital air ticketing transaction values are not expected to reach pre-Covid-19 levels before 2024, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

Airbus to Halt Production of A380 Superjumbo Due to Shrinking Sales

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has decided to end the production of its A380, the world's largest passenger airliner, due to the lack of orders.

Bloomberg: Greece Working to Keep UK Travelers Coming After Brexit

The Greek government is reportedly taking measures ahead of a no-deal Brexit, in efforts to facilitate incoming tourism from the UK.

IATA: Travel Up in the Air After Brexit Deal Rebuffed

Travel may be affected after UK lawmakers turned down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.

Brexit Draft Passes First Hurdle, EC Proposes Vise-free Travel for Brits

A draft agreement laying out the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union on March 29, has passed the first hurdle getting approval from the UK cabinet.

IATA Urges EU, UK to Take Immediate Precautionary Actions Ahead of Brexit

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the UK and the EU to take immediate actions ahead of Brexit to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of air connectivity.

Brexit May Threaten UK-driven EU Tourism, Greece in Top 7 Travel Spots

UK nationals include Greece among their top travel destinations of choice in the EU, according to TUI Group’s policyAGENDA, which comes in view of the Brexit negotiations.

Post-Brexit Air Travelers Urged to Know Rights, Prepare for Longer Waits

As Brexit draws near, travelers should know their rights before take-off as the UK’s exit from the EU, on March 29, is expected to create disruption at airports.

Airlines Making Contingency Plans Ahead of Potential Brexit Upset

Unclear air traffic regulations due to Brexit, may lead to disruption, or even worse, to the complete halt of operations for up to a week.

ABTA: Refunds for Cancelled Trips Due to Brexit, but No Compensation

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has confirmed that travelers will be entitled to a full refund should their holidays be cancelled due to Brexit.

Travelport, ACI Launch Intelligent Payment Fraud Controls for Airline Industry

Travelport has announced an intelligent fraud control and settlement solution for its airline customers called "Travelport Authorize Plus".

EU Ministers OK Brexit Phase-out Period Guidelines

In efforts to minimize disruption in business, tourism and security, EU ministers agreed to a set of guidelines in order to finalize post-Brexit relations with the UK.

ABTA: Aviation ‘Critical Issue’, EU Air Deal a Must Before Brexit

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on the UK government to reach an aviation agreement with the EU before the Brexit deadline in March 2019.

GRA Study: Airline Consolidation Limits Competition, Consumer Choice

Airline consolidation decreases consumer choice and negatively affects competition in the industry, according to a report released by aviation economists GRA.

Brexit Set to Move Major Airlines out of UK and into Europe

Airlines headquartered in the UK will have to set up shop in the EU and sell off shares to European nationals if they wish to continue running major routes across Europe following Brexit, EU officials said.

Lufthansa to Enhance Travel Experience with New Electronic Label for Baggage

Lufthansa is expected next year to make flying with baggage more comfortable, quicker and safer through the new electronic label of Rimowa, the first digital and fully integrated mobile solution for luggage.
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