Wednesday, June 29, 2022


Pakistan orders masks on domestic flights as Covid numbers rise

Pakistan has had very few Covid cases over recent months and had done away with almost all precautions.

Passenger jet catches fire while landing at US airport

Three people were hospitalised but no deaths or serious injuries have been reported among those on board.

Canada suspends random Covid tests at airports over travel delays

Numerous aviation officials have spoken out against the tests in recent weeks, saying they have worsened wait times at airports, already hit by understaffing.

Brazil airport screens show porn movies in apparent hack

Brazil's airport operator, Infraero, says the monitors were advertising screens run by a private company, and that it has taken appropriate legal action.

London’s Heathrow reports highest passenger numbers since start of Covid

Heathrow says that inbound leisure and business travel had remained weak however due to high levels of coronavirus in the country, and testing requirements for travellers leaving the country.

MACC to question witnesses over Perak airport land sale

Perak MACC says documents have been obtained and witnesses will be called in beginning this week.

More than 250,000 travellers recorded entering, leaving Malaysia since April 1

The movement of foreign travellers into the country increased by 76.4% while the issuance of passports increased by 38.2%.

Be reasonable about Covid test fees at airports

This is not the time to make extra money with exorbitant charges.

London’s Heathrow records lowest annual passenger numbers since 1972

Heathrow also recorded a pretax loss of 1.79 billion pounds for 2021, taking total loses during the pandemic to 3.8 billion pounds due to the drop in passengers and high fixed costs.

Indonesia bans foreign tourist arrivals at Jakarta airport as Covid-19 spikes

Tourists flying from abroad will still be able to arrive at Bali airport, as well as at Batam and Tanjung Pinang in the Riau Islands near Singapore.

Sydney Airport poised to sell for US$17 billion

The airport's board unanimously approves the sale to the Sydney Aviation Alliance – a consortium of infrastructure investors and Australian pension funds – and recommends shareholders vote in favour.

Islamic State suicide bombers kill dozens at Kabul airport

Thirteen US troops died while the Taliban say between 13 and 20 people were killed and 52 wounded in the twin blasts.

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