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May 29, 2020, 11:26 AM

Patchwork of Travel Restrictions Hinder Asia-Pac Reopening

International travel suffers from a failure to apply a coordinated set of travel restrictions, including in Asia.

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May 22, 2020 - 12:35 PM
Airline group says UK's mandatory 14-day quarantine rule will suppress almost all travel in and out of the country, effectively grounding UK airlines.
May 22, 2020 - 9:03 AM
Authorities fear few survivors of PIA Flight PK8303.
May 21, 2020 - 4:12 PM
Differences in federal and state laws have raised questions about health protocols required of Indian airlines.
May 21, 2020 - 9:22 AM
IATA says that the EASA guidelines align with its call for a “layered approach” to developing health protocols.
May 20, 2020 - 1:41 PM
Researchers are devising ways to tap ADS-B information to refine turbulence-detection algorithms.
May 20, 2020 - 11:59 AM
Group management had planned to retire the remainder of the Air France-branded A380s by the end of 2022.
Rolls-Royce factory
May 20, 2020 - 4:42 AM
The aircraft engine maker aims to achieve annual savings of around $1.6 billion, with most of the impact being on its UK-based civil aerospace business.
May 19, 2020 - 11:07 AM
The International Air Transport Association sees more effective alternatives to quarantine requirements.
May 19, 2020 - 10:26 AM
The new A220 production facility in Alabama has begun assembly of the first U.S.-built A220 for JetBlue.
May 15, 2020 - 12:41 PM
U.S. travel ban presents a particularly high barrier to international travel.