Wednesday, 3 Jun 2020

UN Agency Air Travel Guidelines Include Restricted Bathroom Visits

When you gotta go, you better go before getting on the plane. New guidelines for dealing with the coronavirus on aircraft issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) call for restricted access to the bathroom during the flight. The restroom is the smallest space on the airplane and certainly a petri dish of sorts […]

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WHERE and WHEN tourists can travel in 2020, country by country

Revealed: As the world gradually reopens to tourism, here’s WHERE and WHEN international visitors can travel in 2020, country by country Passport Index has tracked which nations are opening their doors to tourists  First batch set to welcome visitors comprises Bahrain, Bulgaria and Qatar  On June 15, Greece, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan will follow […]

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Portugal to welcome UK tourists back for summer holidays within weeks

Holidaymakers will soon be allowed to return to Portugal in as little as four weeks. As coronavirus restrictions start to ease, Britons could visit the holiday destination as soon as July without needing to quarantine. READ MORE Portugal holidays: Border to reopen but with COVID-19 rules in place The coronavirus crisis caused countries across the […]

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Social distancing is not the answer to future flying, says Emirates president

Sir Tim Clark believes social distancing doesn’t make economic or environmental sense Sir Tim Clark does not believe that social distancing is an option. Employing social distancing on aircraft doesn’t make sense from an economic or an environmental sense, according to Emirates airline president Sir Tim Clark. The Dubai-based carrier recently resumed passenger flights after […]

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How far can I travel in lockdown?

Brits are eager to break free of lockdown restrictions, and new rules in action from Monday, June 1 mean English people are allowed to gather in ‘social bubbles’ of up to six people. Schools and some outdoor markets and car showrooms are also allowed to open today, while other non-essential shops are due to reopen […]

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Emirates airline warns passengers over phishing email scam

Email tells passengers that the flight has been cancelled Emirates has provided correct email addresses that customers can check to ensure that it’s a genuine communication from the airline. Emirates airline has warned passengers about the latest phishing email scam that is currently in circulation. The Dubai carrier said the Covid-19-related phishing email scam, which […]

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Saudia announces 60 daily flights as Covid-19 movement restrictions ease

Flights will be operated from the new terminal at Jeddah’s international airport Saudia said that the first phase of its resumption of domestic operations will see the airline operate 60 flights a day to locations including Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Madinah, Jazan, Hail and Najran. Saudi Arabia Airlines will begin operate dozens of daily domestic flights […]

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