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Millions of Travellers Say ‘NO’ to the United States

Millions of Travellers Say ‘NO’ to the United States

7 October 2022 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

The U.S. Department of State’s low prioritization of visitor visa (B-1/B-2) processing is severely hindering the U.S. economic recovery, keeping an estimated 6.6 million potential visitors from traveling to the United States in 2023 at a loss of $11.6 billion in projected spending, according to new analysis released today by U.S. Travel Association economists.

Europe’s aviation capacity close to 89% of 2019 levels – a new high

Europe’s aviation capacity close to 89% of 2019 levels – a new high

23 August 2022 Airline News

Europe’s capacity recovery as a percentage of 2019 levels has broken out of its narrow 13-week range of 86%-87%, reaching close to 89%. This is the closest to 2019 capacity since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe’s total seat capacity is at 88.6% in the week commencing 22-Aug-2022, which is a shortfall of 11.4% against the equivalent week in 2019.

AAA projects 31.5m Labor Day travellers

AAA projects 31.5m Labor Day travellers

27 August 2011 Press Release Airline News

AAA forecasts 31.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, a 2.4 percent decrease from the 32.3 million people who traveled one year ago. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, September 1 to Monday, September 5.

Qantas receives green light for American Airlines tie-up

Qantas receives green light for American Airlines tie-up

23 August 2011 Airline News

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has issued a draft decision proposing to grant authorisation for a Joint Business Agreement between Qantas and American Airlines. Under the JBA, the airlines will coordinate operations on services between Australia/New Zealand and the United States (the trans-Pacific routes), and on their respective services which support the trans-Pacific routes.