volume 67-2021

Qatar Airways Rolls Out | Shenzhen-Hong Kong Ferry Service

HONG KONG: A new sea-to-air ferry transfer service from Shenzhen Shekou Port to the SkyPier in the airside of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) will be offered from April 15 by Qatar Airways, which hopes to improve passenger movement in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). Qatar Airways customers can purchase their ferry tickets …

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EASA Rejects CAA Offer | EU Suspends PIA Flights Indefinitely

KARACHI: The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has indefinitely extended the suspension of Pakistan International Airlines flight operations to the EU until it has all the necessary information “available to decide on the way forward”, reported The News. PIA’s Third Country Operations Authorization (TCOA) was suspended by the EU in July 2020 for six months …

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Robinson Appointed | New Chairman of Travelodge

LONDON: Travelodge has announced the appointment of leisure travel veteran, Martin Robinson, as its new Chairman. He has spent most of his career within the sector and brings a wealth of brand building, strategic management, and leadership expertise. He spent 17-years at Center Parcs as chief executive of their European business and chairman of the …

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WTTC Research Reveals | UK GDP Slumped A Shocking £148bn. In 2020

LONDON: The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report today reveals that the dramatic collapse of the UK’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out a staggering £148 billion from the UK economy. The annual EIR from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, …

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Regional Tourism To Boost | First PIA Flight from Lahore Lands at Skardu

GILGIT: First-ever direct flight from Lahore of the national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airline (PIA) landed at the Skardu Airport here on Wednesday, April 07. The PK-8453 flight took off from the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday morning with 153 passengers on board and landed at the Skardu Airport after one hour and 15 …

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Onboard Dining | Turkish Airlines Brings Back Full Premium Menus

ISTANBUL: Turkish Airlines has resumed their premium onboard dining and hot meal service, on all Business and Economy Class flights longer than two hours 15 minutes flight time. The global carrier offers a premium traveling experience and is world-renown for its cuisine and hospitality. In 2020 Turkish Airlines made some changes to meal services on …

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