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Covid-19: Global Travel Industry Says ‘Keep Borders Open’

The world’s travel and tourism industry is calling on governments to keep borders open and facilitate travel with vigilance.

WHO Advises Unvaccinated Over-60 Travelers to Stay Home

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging unvaccinated individuals aged 60 or over to avoid travel to “areas with community transmission” due to the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

Covid-19: IATA Calls on States to Follow WHO Guidance on Cross-border Travel

IATA is calling for states to follow new World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on travel that recommends a “risk-based approach” to implementing measures related to Covid-19 and international travel.

Airlines Urge Countries to Apply WHO Covid-19 Travel Management Proposals

The global airlines industry is calling on governments to comply with Covid-19 recommendations on international travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Greece Seeking Ways to Re-open Retail Amid Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece's committee of health experts will convene on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of easing Covid-19 measures and re-opening retail.

EU and WHO Aiming for Universal Recognition of Health Certificates

The EU and the WHO are working to achieve the universal recognition of digital green certificates that will facilitate travel in the post-Covid-19 era.

WHO Praises Athens for Protecting the Vulnerable During Covid-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has praised Athens for the measures taken to protect the city's vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

European Commission Raises €7.4 Billion in Pledges to Fight Covid-19

The European Commission has raised 7.4 billion euros from donors worldwide, during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event that began on May 4.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

Greece to Gradually Ease Covid-19 Lockdown Measures at Month’s End

Greece will begin to progressively ease Covid-19 restrictions as of April 27, says Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas.

Emirates Updates Covid-19 Travel Waiver Policies

Emirates has updated its COVID-19 travel waiver policies into one simplified approach for rebooking and refunds on tickets issued in all its global markets.

Covid-19: Lufthansa Group Decides on First Restructuring Package

The Lufthansa Group has decided on extensive measures to reduce the capacity of flight operations long term, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

Etihad to Test Airport Technology that Identifies Travellers with Medical Conditions

Etihad Airways will test new technology that allows self-service devices at airports to identify travelers with potential medical conditions.

Covid-19: Greece Imposes Curfew on Mykonos

Greek authorities have imposed a strict curfew on the residents of Mykonos for the next 14 days, in efforts to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

Emirates Gets Approval to Fly Certain Passenger Flights

Emirates has received approval to carry passengers outbound from the UAE to some destinations in Europe as of April 6.

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines Make All Fare Types Rebookable

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are changing their ticket fare structure, aiming to create even more flexibility for their customers.

Covid-19: Volos Authorities to Close Waterfront Area

Local authorities in Volos, central Greece, have decided to ban access to the city's waterfront, as part of efforts to avoid the further spread of Covid-19.

TIF-Helexpo Offers Premises for Covid-19 Cause

TIF-Helexpo has offered its Thessaloniki and Athens premises to state authorites, with the aim to support their efforts against the further spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Lufthansa Group Extends Returnee Flight Schedule Until May 3

Lufthansa is extending its returnee flight schedule until May 3, due to the continuing travel restrictions.

WHO: New Platform Tells How European Countries Respond to COVID-19

WHO has launched a new online platform to provide countries in the European Region with evidence of how national health systems are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.