Covid19 North America 

A New Premium Airline In Canada For Tropical Destinations

Last week, a new “premium” Canadian airline was announced. While a new airline is never bad news, the fact is that sadly, we already have plenty of expensive airlines in Canada as you probably know (that’s not really what we need more of). So it likely won’t be very useful to many travelers. OWG is a new airline that doesn’t want to lower prices, but at least they want to treat their customers better than current airlines do. OWG (which means “Off We Go”) will be a new premium leisure…

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Covid19 North America 

Tourists Threaten to Sue Antigua and Barbuda Over COVID-19 Testing

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda said legal challenges from tourists arriving in the country would force health officials to change current health and safety protocols. The Prime Minister Gaston Browne revealed that several tourists are threatening legal action over the current mandatory coronavirus testing protocols upon arrival to the islands. Browne said that tourists who tested positive last week did not follow the mandatory quarantine orders and booked flights back to the United States the day after receiving the diagnosis. “Some guests are saying you don’t have the…

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Aerospace Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Passengers to arrive 4hours before flight! Civil Aviation issues dire guidelines ahead of reopening Entebbe Airport

Entebbe – Uganda Civil Aviation Authority has tightened measures at Entebbe International Airport to combat the spread of COVID-19. In the new changes, departing passengers will now be expected to arrive at the airport at least four hours before boarding to go through the health port screening procedures. They will also be required to present a valid health certificate from the Ministry of Health or undergo a rapid test at the airport before departure. All arriving and departing passengers will also be expected to wear face masks and exercise social…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Coronavirus: Air Peace airlifts 312 Indians from Nigeria

Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, has evacuated 312 Indians from Nigeria back to their country in a 10-hour non-stop flight. Oluwatoyin Olajide, the Chief Operating Officer of the airline, announced this in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Mrs Olajide said that the flight, which departed on Sunday, May 31, from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, operated with a B777 aircraft with registration number 5N-BWI. She said the flight, operated by 15 crew members, was expected to arrive Cochin International Airport in Kerala. The official, while expressing delight over…

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Aerospace Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Egypt to install thermal scanners at Cairo International Airport to detect COVID-19 cases

The Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation will operate flights to return stranded Egyptians in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE amid the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, following direct orders by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Airports have also begun installing high-resolution thermal cameras to detect COVID-19 cases upon their arrival, according to exclusive statements provided to Egypt Today’s media office at the Cairo International Airport. This will be considered the first operation for the Sphinx International Airport, located on the Cairo-Alexandria desert road. Returning citizens will be transferred to Beni…

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