Singapore Positions Itself As Regional Vaccine Air Hub
A multi-agency task force led by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and the Changi Airport Group wants to leverage Singapore’s strengths and make Changi Airport the “staging point” for COVID-19 vaccines destined for Southeast Asia and Southwest Pacific.
IATA Sees No Quick Impact Of Vaccine News On Travel Demand
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Forward bookings globally for the peak Christmas travel season are 80% below where they would normally be, according to figures released by IATA, which show the trend for late bookings and how far off the industry is from true recovery.
Norwegian Files For Reconstruction Process In Norway
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Norwegian Air Shuttle has filed for a reconstruction process under Norwegian law, a day after an Irish court ruled it could begin a 100-day restructuring process under the country’s equivalent of bankruptcy protection.
Etihad Airways has taken what it describes as the first step on its journey to reduce CO2 emissions to 50% of 2019 levels by 2035 by committing to purchasing carbon offsets to neutralize the emissions of its flagship “Greenliner” Boeing 787-10 throughout 2021.
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