Tag: Airports


Flight Safety Under Scrutiny

January 19, 2024

Via: Smart Meetings

Five days into the new year, Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 departing from Portland International Airport (PDX) was forced to make an emergency landing after a door plug ejected from the plane minutes after takeoff. This caused the cabin to depressurize, […]


U.S. Travel Association: Implementation of 5G Would Mean Travel Disruptions and More Economic Harm

January 19, 2022

Via: Hospitality Net

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the implementation of 5G wireless near U.S. airports: “The U.S. Travel Association is urgently calling on the U.S. government and mobile wireless carriers to delay the introduction […]


Travelport Study: Majority Ready To Consider Domestic And International Travel But Only If These 10 Measures Are In Place

August 25, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Langley, UK – The majority of travelers are now ready to consider booking domestic and international trips, but only if airlines, airports, hotels and car rental companies collectively implement ten different safety measures throughout their journey, including fully flexible or […]


WTTC Calls Upon Governments to Implement Comprehensive Testing Facilities at Airports

July 30, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

London, UK – Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO said: “WTTC is calling upon Governments around the world to begin a substantial programme of investment to ensure comprehensive testing facilities are implemented at airports, which will help prevent the spread […]

News, Travel

London airport says passenger numbers may not return to pre-coronavirus levels until 2024

June 15, 2020


Passenger demand at London’s second-largest airport may not return to pre-crisis levels for another three or four years as the sector grapples with severe disruption. Airports have been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, with airlines stopping or significantly reducing […]


WTTC Launches Safe Travels Protocols for Aviation, Airports, MICE and Tour Operators

June 1, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the second phase of measures to rebuild global consumer confidence to encourage the return of travelling. The latest protocols are designed to drive the return of safe travel and enable industries, […]


Future Air Travel Is ‘Touchless’ Yet Terrifying: Fewer Flights, Sudden Border Closures, No Movies

May 13, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

How does mass-transit work if everyone has to stay two meters apart, and where national borders can open and close at short notice? Exactly how international travel can operate smoothly and safely in the COVID-19 era is really anyone’s guess […]


Coronavirus Air Travel: What Needs to Happen Before We Fly Again?

April 17, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The coronavirus pandemic has brought air travel to a screeching halt around the globe. Government restrictions and stay-at-home orders have stopped passengers from crossing borders or even leaving their homes, sapping demand for flight bookings. In the wake of these […]