The government has reintroduced red list restrictions on arrivals from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia with immediate effect.
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company is moving forward with a diversification strategy, taking over Etihad Holidays from Etihad Airways.
Emirates and airBaltic have launched a codeshare deal. Customers of the Latvian carrier will benefit from convenient access to Emirates’ worldwide network via its hub in Dubai.
The International Air Transport Association has called on governments to adopt “simple, predictable and practical” measures to safely facilitate the ramping-up of international travel as borders re-open.
Air Astana will resume flights from Almaty to New Delhi, the capital of India, on December 16th, with three services a week operated by Airbus A320 aircraft.
Hans-Jørgen Wibstad has been appointed chief financial officer of low-cost carrier Norwegian. He will take up the position no later than June next year.
Finnair is to add extra flights from the UK and Ireland to meet the rise in demand from customers looking to experience winter in Finland.
The Civil Aviation Authority is advising holidaymakers issued with refund credit notes during the Covid-19 pandemic to redeem their credit as international travel continues to open up.
The government has confirmed it will provide up to £4.3 million to fund direct flights between London and Newquay, and London and Dundee. It is hoped a flights will create hundreds of jobs.
The Competition & Markets Authority has a launched an investigation into the proposed takeover of Air Europa by International Airlines Group.
AlUla Airport has received its first-ever direct international flight, operated by low-cost Saudi airline, flynas. The three-weekly Dubai-AlUla route is timed to coincide with the winter event season.
Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Almaty in Kazakhstan has landed at Almaty International Airport, marking the launch of the airline’s newest gateway in central Asia.