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AA Travenews Ukrainian Railways relaunches Ukraine-Romania railway connection

The twice-daily connection between Ukraine and Romania has reopened. Back in August 2022, amid the Russian aggression and invasion in Ukraine, railway workers rebuild twenty kilometers of new track, which was closed for seventeen years. Ukraine waited another four months for Romania to complete their part.

The new network was build between… read more

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WTTC WTTC reveal Paris as the world’s most powerful city destination

New research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveals French capital Paris as the world’s most powerful city destination but predicts it will be overtaken by Beijing by 2032. The report, sponsored by Visa and researched in partnership with Oxford Economics, analysed key indicators such as Travel & Tourism’s co… read more

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UAE Emirates Emirates doubles services to Brisbane

The addition of a Boeing 777-300ER service means Emirates will offer almost 12,000 seats per week to Brisbane combined with its daily A380 The operational boost comes as Emirates proudly celebrates 20 years of serving Brisbane Emirates is back to operating at pre-pandemic levels to Brisbane

Emirates is continuing its restoration of … read more

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UAE Etihad Etihad adds Copenhagen, plans Dusseldorf return

Etihad Airways is introducing two routes to its European network later this year, with the launch of flights to Denmark’s capital Copenhagen and the resumption of service to Dusseldorf in Germany after a hiatus of more than three years.

Nonstop service from Abu Dhabi (… read more

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AA Travenews Online travel agencies: a key player in reviving European tourism post-COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, and global lockdowns brought the world to a halt in early 2020, the travel and tourism industry found itself among the worst affected. Yet, despite severe restrictions, online travel agencies (OTAs) continued to bring international guests to European hotels, supporting jobs and boosting GDP. So, what’s the state of pla… read more

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AA Travenews Authentic travel, work-away holidays, and sensible spending to be key 2023 travel trends

British adults will be safeguarding spending on holidays in 2023, with most (80%) planning to go away, and many (34%) planning more breaks than in 2022. This is, in part, thanks to more confidence that holiday plans won’t be impacted by Covid this year, and the fact that travel remains a priority for UK consumers in 2023. Sustainability also pla… read more

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UAE FlyDubai flydubai resumes flights to Ashgabat in Turkmenistan

The Dubai-based carrier resumes direct flights to Ashgabat with a twice-weekly service from 23 January 2023, growing its network to nine points in Central Asia

Ashgabat is the capital and largest city in Turkmenistan and is nestled in between the vast Karakum Desert and Kopetdag mountains. The city is known for its abundance … read more

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AA WorldFlight Passenger traffic full recovery pushed back to 2025

ACI Europe has released a revised passenger traffic forecast for the European airport network, showing that passenger volumes in 2023 are set to fall -9% below pre-pandemic (2019) levels and that a full recovery has now been pushed back to 2025 – rather than 2024 as previously forecast (May 2022)1.

Olivier Jankovec, Director General… read more

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