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Qantas boss: Governments ‘to insist’ on vaccines for flying

Qantas boss: Governments ‘to insist’ on vaccines for flying

The post Qantas boss: Governments ‘to insist’ on vaccines for flying appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has told the BBC that “governments are going to insist” on vaccines for international travellers. Coronavirus vaccines are seen as crucial to reviving an industry that saw worldwide passenger numbers fall […]

Details of the Australian government’s AUD1.2 billion ‘Ticket to Recovery’

Details of the Australian government’s AUD1.2 billion ‘Ticket to Recovery’

The post Details of the Australian government’s AUD1.2 billion ‘Ticket to Recovery’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Australian travellers will have access to hundreds of thousands of half-price airfares to more than a dozen tourism-reliant regions, subsidised by the government as part of the package announced tonight. Other headline measures include […]

IATA Calls for Governments to Reopen Borders

IATA Calls for Governments to Reopen Borders

IATA director general, Alain de Juniac, during his first Covid-19 briefing for 2021 has called for governments to focus on reopening borders to international aviation. Before we get into discussing the virus, I would like to extend the sympathies of the industry to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in […]

IATA: Governments must consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

IATA: Governments must consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the impending COVID-19 vaccine campaign, once health care workers and vulnerable groups have been protected. IATA’s 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) had unanimously adopted a resolution to this effect. “We […]

Some governments in Asia put limit on public gatherings

Some governments in Asia put limit on public gatherings

As Christmas and New Year holidays approach, most Asian countries like Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia grappled with surging numbers of coronavirus cases as Christmas and new year holidays approach. In Seoul, gatherings of more than four people were banned, while Jakarta extended its restrictions for an extra two weeks. Thailand’s prime minister urged calm […]

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