Qatar Airways set to resume in June

May 29, 2020 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) this week hosted Qatar Airways in an Industry Meeting with KATA members in attendance. The online meeting that was hosted by KATA Chief...

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Committees on Tourism put Transformation High on the Agenda of the South African Tourism

May 29, 2020 The Portfolio Committee on Tourism and the Select Committee on Trade and Industry, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Tourism, Employment and Labour received a briefing from...

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Legal framework for KQ takeover out by August

May 29, 2020 A legal framework for the nationalization of Kenya Airways is set for discussion when Parliament resumes next week in what could change stakes for key shareholders that include a...

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Airline debt threatens recovery

May 29, 2020 An IATA analysis revealed that the airline industry’s global debt could rise by almost $120 billion to $550 billion by year-end. $67 billion of the new debt is composed of government...

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Norfolk closes indefinitely, fires all employees

May 29, 2020 Owners of The Fairmont Norfolk, an iconic hotel in Nairobi, announced Wednesday that it is closing its doors indefinitely and will fire all employees over the impact of coronavirus pandemic...

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Europe Lifts Coronavirus Travel Restrictions, But Air Canada Waits To Resume International Flights

May 29, 2020 Europe is starting to lift coronavirus travel restrictions, but these are not enough for Air Canada to resume international flights. Iceland will open its borders from June 15 and Greece...

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Kenya Association of Travel Agents holds an online Industry Meeting

May 22, 2020 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents held the first industry meeting this year on May 20, 2020. The meeting was held online due to the social distancing conditions occasioned by the...

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Emirates resumes passenger flights to 9 destinations including connections between UK and Australia

May 22, 2020 Emirates has announced its plan to operate scheduled flight services from 21 May to nine destinations: London Heathrow Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and...

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IATA sets out biosecurity roadmap to restarting flights

May 22, 2020 Passengers and airlines would face radical changes to the process of air travel under IATA’s guidelines for restarting the industry when the Covid-19 pandemic subsides. While its...

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The UAE Slightly Eases Travel Restrictions; Foreign Residence Visa Holders Now Free to Return

May 22, 2020 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has slightly eased its emergency COVID-19 border closures by lifting a restriction on foreign residence visa holders entering the small Persian Gulf country....

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