The travel sector has called for further financial support in the wake of new lockdown restrictions across the UK, but there are signs of optimism ahead of the key summer season.
The UK chancellor of the exchequer has announced one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses as the country enters a third lockdown.
The company will provide airfield and terminal operations, aviation services, facilities management and commercial activities, as well as corporate and financial services.
Qatar Airways will bring forward the launch of its four weekly flights to Seattle from March to January 29th. The airline will operate a four-times weekly service on a Boeing 777.
The ministry of tourism has announced the continuation of their free health coverage plan to March 31st. The scheme is aimed at tourists arriving on commercial flights and staying at a hotel.
Almost six months on from reopening, Dubai has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its residents and holidaymakers, while preparing to ring in 2021 in style.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has confirmed that Athens will be its inaugural destination, with flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport starting on January 15th.
Preliminary statistics from the Jamaica Tourist Board show that for the period December 22nd-28th, just over 21,000 passengers arrived on the island from around the world.
As Dubai prepares to welcome in the New Year, master developer Nakheel has initiated a raft of measures to manage a potential increase in traffic on Palm Jumeirah.
The hospitality industry has welcomed agreement in discussions between the UK and European Union on a future trading relationship, arguing it can preserve jobs and assist the fightback from Covid-19.
The carrier has announced it will begin incrementally increasing flights to Montréal from January 16th and operate daily frequencies by February 25th.
International tourists, residents and travellers from selected destinations, flying with Etihad Airways, will be allowed to enter the emirate without the need to self-isolate for 14-days.