‘Flights to nowhere’: Amid coronavirus travel restrictions, Asian airlines offer scenic flights that take off, land at same airport – travel

Qantas Airways Ltd said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia’s Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in Asia offering “flights to nowhere” that take off and land at the same airport. Tough border restrictions to keep the coronavirus under control have led to a 97.5% plunge in international travel in the region, according to the Association of Asia Pacific

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Belize Officially Reopens International Airport To Leisure Travel, Outlines Safe Corridor for Visiting Tourists

BELIZE CITY, Belize, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the country of Belize officially reopened the Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) welcoming inbound leisure travel for international visitors, with approved hotels and tour operators only. The decision to reopen the international airport, which was closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in late-March, as well as launch Phase 3 of the destination’s five-phased Travel Reopening Plan, was made in conjunction with

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DFW Airport says domestic traffic dropped 50%, international travel down 80%

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The chief executive at DFW Airport says domestic traffic dropped 50% in August from August of 2019, and international travel has dropped 80%.

Early Thursday, the airport’s board adopted a $16 million package of incentives to “support international air service recovery and hasten return to service from carriers that discontinued service or reduced capacity on international routes to DFW on or after April 1,

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Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport Officially Open

Today’s opening marks Hyatt’s first dual-branded project in Europe and the introduction of Hyatt’s select service brands to France

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced Hyatt Place Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Hyatt House Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport officially open. The openings mark the first Hyatt Place and Hyatt House dual-branded project in France and bring the number of Hyatt-branded hotels across the country

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Birmingham Airport Authority cuts budget by $7.2 million

The Birmingham Airport Authority has cut its budget by $7.2 million, reflecting the impact of coronavirus on worldwide air travel this year.

The projected loss in revenue is due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has reduced passenger traffic and other passenger revenue, such as parking, at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, which is managed by the authority.

Total operating revenues for Fiscal Year 2021 are budgeted at $33.9 million,

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Limousine Service Airport, Denmark (Code :: QJV)

If you are planning to travel to Skagen Z7 or any other city in Denmark, this airport locator will be a very useful tool. This page gives complete information about the Limousine Service Airport along with the airport location map, Time Zone, lattitude and longitude, Current time and date, hotels near the airport etc… Limousine Service Airport Map showing the location of this airport in Denmark. Skagen Z7 Airport IATA

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Springfield city council approves up to $12 million budget for airport hangar

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Springfield city council approved a budget of up to $12 million that would be used for construction of a new hangar at the Springfield-Branson National Airport.

Approximately $10.4 million covers the cost of construction, while the remainder will cover other costs, including: paying the company which designed the hangar, paying the inspectors who oversee construction and financing fees.


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City discusses resuming commercial flights at Las Cruces airport

LAS CRUCES – Passenger jets zipping in and out of Las Cruces International Airport from places like Dallas and Phoenix may seem unheard of, but the city council discussed that dream during a work session Monday.

text: A sign welcomes visitors to the Las Cruces International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. The city secured $1.1 million in capital outlay in 2019 to improve the airport.

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A sign welcomes visitors to the Las Cruces International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. The city secured $1.1 million in capital outlay in 2019 to improve the airport.


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Kickoff of the Fall Holiday Season at Frankfurt Airport

The fall travel season is just around the corner: school holidays will start next Friday in Hesse and several other German states. Despite the ongoing global pandemic, many holiday destinations can still be safely and easily reached from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) while complying with current requirements. To let passengers embark on their trips without worrying, in recent months the airport has worked closely with other institutions to implement a comprehensive

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MSP Airport road gets a face-lift thanks to reduced air travel

A steep decline in air travel due to the COVID-19 outbreak presented the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport with an unusual opportunity.

Glumack Drive, the inbound, quarter-mile roadway guiding motorists to the airport’s arrival and departure entrances at Terminal 1, as well as parking and the InterContinental Hotel, is getting a badly needed overhaul.

Last year, some 120 million motorists traveled along the thoroughfare to the airport.

With fewer travelers flying

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Delhi Airport Terminal-2 to Resume Operations From October 1 With Nearly 100 Daily Flights

Air Travel Latest News: After months of shutting operations for nearly six months, operations at the Terminal-2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is all set to recommence from October 1, the airport authorities said on Monday. Also Read – Unlock 5.0: From Cinema Halls to Educational Institutes, What Relaxations to Expect From October

Till now, only T-3 at the IGIA was operational for passenger travel. Also Read

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Travelling by IndiGo, GoAir flights from Delhi airport next month? Note this terminal change

Budget carriers IndiGo and GoAir will shift operations to terminal 2 (T2) of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi from 1 October. “Flight numbers 6E 2000- 6E 2999 will operate from Terminal 2, Delhi, starting October 1, 2020. Please ensure you check your flight number and terminal before leaving for the airport,” IndiGo said in a tweet.

“Important announcement for all GoAir passengers – effective 1st October

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Kuwait airport travel guidelines

KUWAIT: Commercial flights resumed on August 1, while the airport will operate at 30 percent capacity during the six-month first phase of a three-stage airport reopening plan. However, flights to and from the following countries are suspended until further notice: Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, Northern Macedonia,

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Best Airport Newsstand / Travel Essential Winners (2018)

Air Essentials at Tampa International takes runner-up spot

Whether you’re in search of a good airplane read, need an aspirin to kill a headache or simply want a quick pre-flight snack, these 10 airport shops have you covered with a range of travel essentials.  

The top 10 winners in the category Best Airport Newsstand / Travel Essential are as follows:

  1. Univision – Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
  2. Air Essentials
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Can airport testing and Covid immunity passports unlock travel? | World

Similarly, the €120 test ($140) at Vienna Airport puts arriving passengers into a holding area while they await results. Whether or not testing is mandatory depends on the country of origin, meaning more confusion for travelers and the likelihood of more customs- and immigation-style delays.

Today, many airports, including London Heathrow and New York JFK are working on testing. But those who have a health certificate showing a negative Covid-19

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GR airport traffic rebounds, though business travel and stimulus concerns loom

GRAND RAPIDS — Passenger travel has steadily rebounded since the depths of the pandemic slowdown, but Grand Rapids airport officials are concerned about the uncertainty over future business travel as well as a looming CARES Act deadline that could cause tens of thousands of layoffs at airlines.

Airlines’ $25 billion lifeline as part of the federal CARES Act required the air travel companies to avoid layoffs and maintain operations through

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How soon could Hopkins airport see pre-COVID-19 travel numbers?

Airport administrators predict it will take anywhere from three to seven years for a full recovery at Hopkins.

CLEVELAND — The Coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer the airline industry, airports are no exception.

On Thursday, the City of Cleveland held an online forum regarding the future of Hopkins. 

Airport Director Robert Kennedy led the call that laid out goals for the next 20 years, when COVID-19 should be long gone.

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You can travel to Liechtenstein but it’s landlocked and has no airport

Just four countries will remain on Ireland’s green list for travel from Monday: Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein – and one of those doesn’t even have an airport.

Liechtenstein has a heliport in Balzers but no airport within its borders. Its nearest international airports are St Gallen-Altenrhein Airport in Switzerland and Friedrichshafen Airport in Germany, neither of which is cleared by the Irish government for non-essential travel from Monday.


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Oakland airport passenger traffic slumps

Passenger trips through Oakland International Airport slumped during August, a disappointing setback that snapped a streak of three consecutive months of improvements in the airport’s travel numbers, the East Bay aviation hub reported Thursday.

An estimated 313,300 airline passengers traveled through Oakland airport in August, which was down about 28,500 from July, according to a report released by the airport.

“Encouraging June to July growth was dampened as cases of

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Sea-Tac Airport, airlines consider rapid COVID-19 testing to help get travelers back in the air

Port of Seattle officials say recent surveys show passengers would like to see rapid COVID-19 testing available at Sea-Tac Airport.

OLYMPIA, Wash. — As the holiday travel season approaches, Gov. Jay Inslee and representatives from major airlines are reassuring travelers that their health and safety are top of mind amid the coronavirus pandemic.

While domestic air travel at airports including Sea-Tac is up from the lows when COVID-19 first struck,

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