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Tourist rescued after being stranded in airport over 100 days due to coronavirus restrictions

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A tourist has reportedly been rescued after being stranded in an airport for more than 100 days due to coronavirus travel restrictions, which saw him unable to return home. Roman Trofimov of Estonia was traveling from Bangkok on March 20 on an AirAsia flight when he landed at Manila airport......
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Qatar Airways now requiring passengers to wear face shield

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Travelers are going to have to up their PPE game if they want to fly on Qatar Airways. The airline is now requiring passengers to wear face shields in addition to their face masks while onboard in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. But passengers are not required......
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This New Airplane Seat Design Will Allow Economy Class Passengers To Lie Down

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How many times have you felt your back hurt after a long plane ride? Or have you ever planned to have a nice quality nap while flying but couldn’t fall asleep because those plane seats are so damn uncomfortable? I know I have. Many times. Luckily, there’s a US-based startup......
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Airbnb CEO: ‘Travel will never, ever go back to the way it was’

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Flights are out. Road trips are in. Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, predicts that the coronavirus pandemic will permanently alter the way we travel, increasing the preference for driving at the expense of airlines. “I will go on the record to say that travel will never, ever go......
CNBC Business

IATA predicts airlines will lose $84 billion in 2020, but agency offers a roadmap for recovery

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Not too long ago, the airline industry was preparing for a surge in passengers, with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasting 8.2 billion air travelers in 2037.  But in April, air travel declined 98% from last year as countries closed......
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IEA sees largest drop of oil demand in history this year, before biggest-ever one-year jump in 2021

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Indian Oil Petrol Pump employee is seen wearing a face shield, as he fuels a customer’s vehicle in an open Petrol Retail Outlet of Kolkata during the Covid-19 pandemic. Avishek Das | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images......
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Three types of travelers will probably book international trips before everybody else

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Who are the three types of travelers most likely to travel internationally this summer? If you guessed the jet-setting elite, adventure enthusiasts and once-in-a-lifetime honeymooners, you’d be wrong. A new report by Sentimantle, a service that advises tourism and airline......

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