Air travel rebounding as more passengers return to BNA

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — As Nashville continues to rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are traveling through Nashville International Airport.

Officials at BNA said numbers are still fluctuating, but Sunday was the busiest day since March. 14,524 passengers departed from the airport.

Overall, officials said numbers are still down from 2019, when an average of 25,000 passengers visited the airport each day. However, numbers have increased

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New survey shows that more than half of Canadians are ready to return to travel

TORONTO, Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A recent survey commissioned by Sunwing has shown that a growing number of Canadians are ready to go on vacation. With colder days approaching and winter blues soon setting in, Canadians are dreaming of sunnier skies and warmer weather, with many set to make a safe and responsible return to the tropics. With Sunwing’s flight service resuming on November 6, 2020, travellers will

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Travellers return to the sky as China’s Covid-19 outbreak comes under control, boosting ‘golden week’ flights by 13 per cent

a group of people standing in front of a store: Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, on Monday, October 5, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, on Monday, October 5, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s aviation industry took a step closer towards full recovery, as more people took to air travel during the nation’s “golden week” public holiday, encouraged by a rigorous testing regime, social distancing and the wearing of masks that brought the coronavirus outbreak under control.

The number of

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Merkel Wants German Return to Balanced Budget in 2022 | Investing News

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany should, if possible, return to a balanced budget from 2022, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, adding this would require discipline after Europe’s biggest economy took on record new borrowing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Merkel and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz have introduced a range of rescue and stimulus measures to help the German economy recover as quickly as possible from the coronavirus shock.

The government has

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Return of several international airlines from October

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With the imminent opening of borders and the resumption of international travel just days away, several international airlines have indicated that they intend to reinstate operations to South Africa.

Airlines, travellers and businesses in the tourism sector are eagerly awaiting the government’s release of a list of countries which are placed on the safe-list for travel to and from South Africa.

This has implications

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HS girls’ soccer: Excitement in the air as Hill tops Sea, 4-0, in return to play

Christmas in October?

It may as well have been on Wednesday night at Owl Hollow, where the excitement of opening night, coupled with the long-awaited return to play, produced plenty of laughs and smiles on the field and both sidelines.

Nevertheless, it was St. Joseph Hill which had the last laugh — tallying all four of its goals in the second half of the Hilltoppers’ shutout win over St. Joseph-by-the-Sea

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Coronavirus: Train services increase amid evidence of ‘modest’ return to work | UK News

Train services are ramping up from today amid evidence of growing demand as schools reopen in England and Wales and workers are urged to return to offices.

Timetables are increasing to around 90% of pre-lockdown levels – meaning additional trains and longer carriages on many routes – according to industry body the Rail Delivery Group.

The changes coincide with figures suggesting a “modest” rise in demand since the August Bank

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WTTC unveils guidelines for safe return to adventure tourism | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled the latest set of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence.

The latest protocols for the global tourism sector focus on measures to ensure the reopening of adventure tourism, which should see an increase in popularity as travellers seek more unique experiences post Covid-19.

WTTC held detailed discussions with key stakeholders and organisations to ensure maximum buy-in, alignment and practical implementation.


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Three airlines prep return of Hawaii-Bay Area trips

SAN JOSE — Three airlines — Southwest, Alaska, and Hawaiian — are all planning to resume flights connecting Hawaii with Bay Area cities starting in early November, disclosures that offer a welcome counterpoint to the dreary travel picture ushered in by the coronavirus.

The flights being planned by Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines would restore coronavirus-disrupted trips that had connected the tropical islands with San Jose and Oakland.

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Students in Scotland can only return home from university accommodation if they plan to stay put

Students in various parts of the UK have been told to self-isolate in their accommodation, as coronavirus cases soar among the student population in cities including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester.

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Many students are now quarantining in their university halls or private student accommodation, after spikes were seen across the UK, but Scottish students have now been told they can return home from university accommodation on

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Airline, hotel industry reps both say their rebound depends on the return of business travel

U.S. airlines received $25 billion of payroll stimulus help from the government back in April. Now that relief is set to expire this week, the near future for the industry is little improved, and now its workers are desperate for another $25 billion in government help.

Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and American Airlines all have plans to lay off or furlough tens of thousands of airline employees this week

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OU football: Kansas State fans say they won’t quarantine upon return home, remain unafraid of travel amid COVID-19 | Sports

Beau and Melanie Burris sat near field level as they observed Kansas State’s 38-35 upset win over OU at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

On hand to watch their son Wesley — a senior and K-State’s long snapper — the couple was undoubtedly elated about the result of the contest after the Wildcats ripped a bandaid off the Sooners’ abysmal defense for the second straight year, becoming the first

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Arizona hotel workers on their lost jobs, possible return to work


The world post-COVID-19 will look very different. Hotels are looking forward to welcoming guests again, but they will be instituting many changes.


The call came to Sandy Villatoro’s cellphone as she was driving back from her cousin’s funeral in Houston in March. The COVID-19 pandemic was causing cancellations at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown hotel, where she had given away her few shifts as a housekeeper so she could

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Jobs return to staff due to rise of air travel in Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – The increase of passenger’s flying in and out of Amarillo airport is allowing and increase of employees to be paid.

a sign on the screen: Increased air travel in Amarillo brings back airport jobs

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Increased air travel in Amarillo brings back airport jobs

When the pandemic started, the airline was effected, causing little to no flights leaving in and out of Amarillo.

The Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport experienced an 85 percent decrease in travelers

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Not leaving on a jet plane: Oil rebound hinges on return of international flights

Jet fuel consumption remains the hardest hit section of the global oil market as passengers avoid air travel as a result of the pandemic and government travel restrictions.

The specific problems of the jet market explain why refinery margins for closely related distillates such as diesel are being hit much harder than benchmark oil prices.

Jet’s travails have helped push distillate margins to their lowest levels for more than a

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Saudi Arabia must speed up return of air travel

While neighbouring UAE is open for business, the drawbridge to Saudi Arabia remains up with an aviation industry still reeling from the impact of the pandemic.

Saudi Arabia’s total seat capacity outlook for 2020 was expected to be nearly 145 million seats. Cncellations in flight schedules between February and April have already hampered this forecast.

By the end of this year, a capacity loss of 25 per cent in Saudi

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Wisconsin expected to return to Chicago’s travel quarantine list for travelers

Chicago is expected on Tuesday, for the second time, to add Wisconsin to the city’s list of states from which travelers into Chicago should stay inside their homes for two weeks after traveling there because of high coronavirus counts, a source said.

a person standing in front of a screen: In this file photo, City Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady speaks during a news conference at Chicago City Hall on Friday, May 22, 2020.

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In this file photo, City Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady speaks during a news conference at Chicago City Hall on

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