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Government of Canada announces easing of border measures for fully vaccinated travellers and allows five more airports to open to international travel

Source: Public Health Agency of Canada The Government of Canada is prioritizing the health and safety of everyone in Canada by taking a risk-based and measured approach to re-opening our borders. Thanks to the hard work of Canadians, rising vaccination rates and declining COVID-19 cases, the Government of Canada is able to move forward with adjusted border measures. On September 7, 2021, provided that the domestic epidemiologic situation remains favourable, the Government intends to open Canada’s borders to any fully vaccinated travellers who have completed the full course of vaccination with a Government of Canada-accepted vaccine at least 14 days prior to entering Canada and who meet specific entry requirements. As a first step, starting August 9, 2021, Canada plans [...]

2021-07-21T01:03:18+03:00July 21st, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ACI-LAC Webinar – 27 July 2021: “Does your airport have what it takes to create a unique customer experience?”

Source: ACI-LAC ACI-LAC invites all members  to the third ACI-LAC & Munich Airport International webinar on "Does your airport have what it takes to create a unique customer experience?". It is well known that improving customer experience makes business sense. However, in the evolving world of aviation with constantly rising passenger expectations that is easier said than done. There are a number of areas that have to be considered – airport environment, processes, products, services and communication being the most important ones. Underpinned by people, all these pillars individually and in combination play a vital role in creating a unique customer experience. ACI-LAC World Business Partner Munich Airport International (MAI) will give insight into the work, dedication and motivation it [...]

2021-07-20T21:57:34+03:00July 20th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Frontier Airlines Announces 21 New Routes With Key Expansions in Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas

Source: Frontier Airlines  Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines today announces 21 new nonstop routes, including significant buildup in three major markets with nine new routes in Atlanta (ATL), seven in Dallas (DFW) and five in Las Vegas (LAS). "We're thrilled to continue growing with a new round of 21 nonstop routes that greatly expand our service in three major markets: Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas," said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial, Frontier Airlines. "We remain focused on identifying routes where our 'Low Fares Done Right' service benefits customers the most with affordability and convenience. Today's announcement highlights our confidence in travel's continued rebound for the rest of 2021 and beyond." New Routes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL): SERVICE [...]

2021-07-20T21:52:20+03:00July 20th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Airbus launches cloud-based pilot training service

Source: Airbus Airbus has launched the Mobile Airbus Training experience (MATe) Suite, a subscription-based service platform with a 3D interactive virtual cockpit environment for pilot recurrent and initial Type Training. Airbus developed MATe with portability and compatibility in mind. Building on the success of the Airbus Cockpit Experience (ACE) Trainer, a virtual and interactive cockpit simulator used in Airbus training centres for Flight Crew Licensing courses, the MATe solution is enabled for any type of I.T device. Pilots can therefore use the service to train whenever and wherever they want, with trainers able to monitor and follow their progress via the latest cloud technology. Currently available for the A320 Family, MATe champions Airbus’ flight “competency-based” philosophy and Flight Training Reference [...]

2021-07-20T17:41:45+03:00July 20th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Latin American Civil Aviation Commission Secretary praises recently unveiled “European Green Deal”

Source: LACAC The Secretary of the Latin American Civil Aviation Commission, Jaime Binder, delivered some opening remarks at the workshop titled: “Capacity building for CO2 mitigation from international aviation Africa and Caribbean (CORSIA Africa and Caribbean)”. On the occasion he stated that Europe shows a way forward with the “European Green Deal”, which seeks to transform the EU into a sustainable economy. In this context, it was added that the assistance with the implementation of CORSIA in the Caribbean region is an example of the commitment to the environment at a global level.

2021-07-20T17:36:17+03:00July 20th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Brasilia International Airport is the first airport in the country to support the British Royal Family’s action against international wildlife trafficking

Source: ACI-LAC Brasilia International Airport, operated by Inframerica, a member of the Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC), has signed the Buckingham Palace Declaration against illegal wildlife trafficking. The United for Wildlife campaign is part of the task force created in 2014 by Prince William with the aim of involving the transportation sector in the fight against wildlife trafficking. The task force brought together airports, shipping companies, airlines and government agencies to identify and facilitate private sector-led actions. Brasilia International Airport, is the first airport in Brazil and the second in Latin America to sign the Buckingham Palace Declaration. The first signing airport in the region was Galápagos Ecological Airport in Ecuador, operated by Corporacion America [...]

2021-07-20T17:07:27+03:00July 20th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Air Canada Ready to Reconnect Canada and U.S. Travel With Up to 220 Daily Flights Between the Two Countries

Source: Air Canada Air Canada today announced its current summer transborder schedule including 55 routes and 34 destinations in the U.S., with up to 220 daily flights between the U.S. and Canada. The new schedule coincides with the loosening of restrictions on travel between the two countries as of Aug. 9, 2021, enabling fully vaccinated Americans to enter Canada for non-essential travel and the removal of quarantine hotel requirements, relaxed testing requirements allowing Canadians taking short transborder trips for less than 72 hours to do their pre-entry tests in Canada, among other measures to ease restrictions. Seats are available for booking at aircanada.com, via the Air Canada App, Air Canada's Contact Centres and travel agencies. "The easing of travel restrictions announced today by the federal [...]

2021-07-20T16:55:07+03:00July 20th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Delta tops The Points Guy rankings for third year in a row with ‘consistent, high-quality performance’

Source: Delta Air Lines As people seek to rediscover the joy of travel and seek connections in the wake of the COVID-19, they have more reason to be confident in their decision to fly with Delta. A study by The Points Guy finds that Delta offers the best overall experience for fliers for the third year running. The Points Guy’s airline ranking assesses reliability, experience, loyalty and costs and reach. The online travel and lifestyle platform said Delta topped rankings in reliability and travel experience and noted its consistent scores across all categories that pushed it to the top. “The data showed that the carrier offers consistent, high-quality performance — from its reliability to the in-flight experience to its SkyMiles loyalty program,” [...]

2021-07-20T16:52:38+03:00July 20th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

JetBlue and American Airlines Partnership Makes it Easier Than Ever for Customers to Return to Travel with Largest Schedule, More Benefits and a Seamless Travel Experience

Source: American Airlines The Northeast Alliance Will Offer Customers More Than 700 Daily Flights from New York and Boston This Winter — More Than Any Other Carrier Largest International Network from New York with Service to 47 International Destinations, Plus Lie-Flat Seats on All Transcontinental Routes in 2022 Four All-New JetBlue Cities on Sale Today, Along with Five New LaGuardia Markets Starting this fall, AAdvantage® Elite and TrueBlue Mosaic Members Will Enjoy the First Phase of Reciprocal Benefits NEW YORK & FORT WORTH, Texas — JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) are providing customers the most choice in the Northeast, on the best product, and with a premium experience, as travelers return to the sky. As part of [...]

2021-07-20T16:48:49+03:00July 20th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

SITA acquires Safety Line to support sustainable aviation

Source: SITA SITA takes the lead in deploying predictive data analytics for co-innovating with customer airlines and airports to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel savings. SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, announced the acquisition of Safety Line S.A.S., the Paris based start-up specializing in digital solutions for aviation safety and efficiency. This acquisition will strengthen SITA's Digital Day of Operations portfolio, helping airlines drive more efficiencies and fuel savings around the aircraft while taking immediate and sustainable steps to reduce their carbon footprint. With air transport accounting for about 3% of the worldwide carbon emissions, there is growing pressure on airlines to reduce their overall emissions. At the same time the COVID-19 pandemic requires airlines to make [...]

2021-07-19T00:14:27+03:00July 19th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|