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The emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic altered different sectors. Some have recovered while others are still finding their feet. The tourism industry was not spared either. It was pegged back with no activity for months.
Tourist attractions were closed, people could not travel which led to massive losses. "We stoppe… read more
Personal and leisure travel will return from the second half of this year as borders reopen to tourists hungry to be free again and to reunite with families and friends, the director of the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said in an interview with The Straits Times.
Mr Alexandre de Juniac said the recovery in b… read more
The African aviation market has seen plenty of change in the past years. As South African Airways’ situation has worsened, that of Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways has improved. The two have battled to become the leading hub in East Africa. Ethiopian Airlines has moved ahead now, but this was not always the case. This article looks at this b… read more
Over the past few decades the boundaries of tourism have grown to include festival, cultural and ecological attractions. But the benefits of this development haven't been extensively explored. These include attracting tourists who in turn make contributions to the development of the community. And stimulating the diffusion and commemoration of l… read more
New research by comparethemarket.com reveals how attitudes towards holidays have changed since the start of the pandemic.
Given the number of holidays that have been cancelled or postponed, it’s unsurprising that over half of respondents (58%) are already dreaming about their next holiday abroad. However, even after lockdown hopeful holida… read more
David Casey is Senior Network Planning Editor at Routes, providing insight on network strategy and development across the Aviation Week Network. This includes the daily Routes Digest, Routes magazine and the Routes Aviation Podcast.
History tells us that crises spur new bus… read more
The overall situation from an airline perspective in Africa at this time. African airlines did not have the opportunity to look for support from their government in terms of bailout money due to COVID-19.Building on more than airline passenger traffic to stem the tide and fund the budget.
Peter Harbison of CAPA Live, spoke with Tewolde Geb… read more
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), two leading umbrella bodies of Nigeria’s embattled organized private sector have joined the Babel of voices calling on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to merge Nigeria’s debilitating multiple exchange rates into one transpar… read more
Impacts from Covid-19 variants on government-imposed travel restrictions are likely to delay a “meaningful” restart of international travel until the fourth quarter of this year, in the view of Emirates president Tim Clark.
Speaking during a CAPA Live event on 10 February, Clark explained that Covid-19 variants “are proving difficul… read more
Myanmar democracy did not last even 10 years with the overthrow of the elected government by the military yesterdayUS President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken are concerned about the situation and the detention of civilian government leadersA one year State of Emergency will give the military government enough time to reform a democ… read more