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Lufthansa to Deploy 4 Airbus A350-900s to Frankfurt Hub

For the duration of the winter timetable, Lufthansa will be deploying four of the currently parked Airbus A350-900s to its hub in Frankfurt.

Heathrow Airport Introduces Pre-flight Covid-19 Testing

London’s Heathrow Airport is now carrying out rapid one-hour Covid-19 tests before passengers board for travel.

Qatar Airways: 99.988% of Passengers Flown COVID-19-free

Qatar Airways' monitoring and hygiene program has resulted in more than 99.988% of passengers travelling Covid-19-free on board its aircraft since February 2020.

Strikes to Disrupt Air Travel in Greece on Thursday

Flights to and from Greece will be affected on Thursday, October 15, due to a 24-hour strike called by Greece’s main public sector umbrella union ADEDY.

Qatar Airways Plans to Expand Network to 124 Destinations by End of 2020

Qatar Airways has announced its winter flight schedule aiming to rebuild its network to 124 destinations until the end of 2020.

Emirates Launches New NDC-powered Gateway for Travel Agents

Emirates has launched a suite of connectivity options for its trade partners around the world to easily access its rich content and services.

Air France Updates Flight Schedule for November, December

Air France has announced that it will operate 50 percent of its flight schedule planned for November and December.

KLM Submits Restructuring Plan to Dutch Government for €3.4bn Loan

KLM has submitted a restructuring plan to The Netherlands Ministry of Finance in order to obtain a government loan and guarantees to the value of 3.4 billion euros.

Covid-19 Takes Toll on AEGEAN H1 2020 Turnover

Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the slowdown in global travel, Greek carrier AEGEAN recorded a 64% drop in turnover in the first half of 2020.

IATA’s 2020 Annual General Meeting in November to be Virtual

IATA's 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place on November 24, as a virtual event, hosted by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Airports: Vanishing Traffic, Collapsing Revenues – Analysis

The global airport industry is confronted with vanishing traffic and collapsing revenues as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, an ACI World analysis reveals.

Korean Air Extends Multi-year Content Agreement with Travelport

Travelport will continue to provide Korean Air’s content and inventory to more than 68,000 Travelport-connected agencies around the world.

Air France to Connect Paris with the Caribbean in the Winter

Air France will increase its services to the Caribbean from Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports in the winter.

Ethiopian Airlines Expands its Global Hub at Addis Ababa Int’l Airport

Ethiopian Airlines has successfully completed a new state-of-the-art passenger terminal at its hub in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Lufthansa Group: No Rebooking Fees Until December

The Lufthansa group airlines are changing their ticket fare structure until the end of December, offering travelers the option to rebook fares several times free of charge.

Study: Tourists Ready to Travel, If Safety Measures Are in Place

The majority of travelers are ready to consider booking domestic and international trips, but only if safety measures are in place, a study by Travelport reveals. Released by Travelport, the study found that at all parts of the travel journey, it is deemed criti

IATA Tells Passengers Masks Save Lives

IATA is asking air travelers to be responsible and wear masks at all times during travel to ensure the safety of passengers and crew.

Lufthansa Group Restricts Exceptions from Compulsory Masks

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are restricting the exceptions from the obligation to wear a mask onboard their flights.

IATA Releases Health Checklist to Help Airlines with Covid-19 Guidance

IATA has released an airline self-assessment health checklist to help airlines comply with Covid-19 guidance.

Sabre Extends Distribution Agreement with United Airlines

Sabre Corporation has extended its global distribution agreement with United Airlines to provide travel agents access to the airline's content globally through the Sabre travel marketplace.