Safe travel becomes more convenient as Palanga Airport opens Covid-19 testing site

Services of testing for COVID-19 begin to be provided next to Palanga Airport from the morning of 9 April. A laboratory research company Rezus.lt has established its post near the passenger terminal of the seaside airport – paid testing services will be provided here in line with the schedule of flights (the services will be […]

Gebrüder Weiss supplies COVID-19 antigen tests to Austria

14 million test kits flown to Linz from Shanghai / Converted Airbus A330 in action four times In recent weeks, Gebrüder Weiss has made a significant contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Using a chartered Airbus A330 specially converted for transport, the logistics company has been handling shipments of two to three million […]

COE approves new requirements for the entry of travelers to Ecuador from abroad

The National COE resolved on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 the following guidelines for entering the country, which will come into effect as of 00:00 on Monday, March 22, 2021: Any person who enters Ecuador, must present a mandatory negative RT-PCR test or negative antigen test, carried out up to three (3) days before arrival in […]

Frankfurt Cargo Services handles first Covid vaccine shipments in support of WFS’ ‘Project Coldstream’

Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS), a subsidiary of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has handled its first shipments of Covid-19 vaccines from German biotechnology company BioNTech as the airport gears up to play a prominent role in the global recovery from the coronavirus. Doses of the vaccine were handled at FCS’ facility at Frankfurt’s CargoCity Süd before […]

AOA – UK’s airports losing £83 million a week as a result of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has brought international aviation to a near-standstill, in the worst drop-off in traffic levels the industry has ever witnessed. The Airport Operators Association (AOA) has released the result of an assessments of members’ financial position that shows that they are currently losing £83 million a week. These figures cover the airports only […]

UK’s first UV treatment of security trays installed at Gatwick to protect passengers and staff by reducing spread of coronaviruses

Gatwick is the first airport in the UK to treat its security trays with enough UV light energy to guarantee a 99.9% microbe disinfection rate – protecting passengers and staff and reducing the spread of coronaviruses, including COVID-19, and other infections on this high-touch surface area. The new, highly effective system – provided by Smiths […]

‘Shopmyairports’ E-Commerce Platform Provides Malaysia Airport Retailers With Sustainable Means To Recover From Covid-19

Malaysia Airports have launched shopMYairports, Malaysia’s first travel-retail ecommerce platform which will provide airport retailers with the opportunity to expand their market beyond a brick and mortar set up at the airport and thus facilitate business recovery that was severely affected by COVID-19. It will also allow the wider public to access and purchase travel-exclusive […]

Heathrow response to the Secretary of State’s statement on airport testing

Responding to the Secretary of State’s statement in the House of Commons today, a Heathrow spokesperson said: “We welcome the Transport Secretary’s announcement that testing to shorten quarantine is under active consideration by the Government and that airbridges to islands will now be instated where appropriate. If introduced, these vital policy changes would show the […]

Istanbul Airport leads industry COVID response becoming first in world to receive ACI Airport Health Accreditation

View online version Magical journeys start here September 2020 Istanbul Airport leads the way in responding to COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the airline industry tremendously. With protective measures in place for the well-being and safety of passengers, Istanbul Airport is one of the leading airports worldwide in the fight against coronavirus. Recently, Istanbul […]