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Korean airlines prepare to take off to foreign tourist destinations

Korean airlines are actively preparing to "take off" to Guam and other foreign tourist destinations with passengers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 when these destinations begin to welcome vaccinated travelers without going through quarantine.

Korean airlines are actively preparing to "take off" to Guam and other foreign tourist destinations with passengers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 when these destinations begin to welcome vaccinated travelers without going through quarantine.

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US makes 1st test flight of new generation Boeing 737 MAX

This morning, Boeing's latest generation 737 MAX aircraft (USA) made its first test flight in Washington state.

This morning, Boeing's latest generation 737 MAX aircraft (USA) made its first test flight in Washington state.

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US and EU reach agreement on conflict between Airbus and Boeing

The US and EU have found a solution to the conflict of interest between the world's two largest aviation groups, Boeing and Airbus.

The US and EU have found a solution to the conflict of interest between the world's two largest aviation groups, Boeing and Airbus.

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Koreans experience international flights with no destination

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic severely affecting the world air transport industry, some airlines have launched completely new services to boost their business.

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic severely affecting the world air transport industry, some airlines have launched completely new services to boost their business.

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South Africa sells majority stake in National Airline to private sector

A majority stake in South African Airways (SAA) was sold to a private consortium.

A majority stake in South African Airways (SAA) was sold to a private consortium.

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Many airlines call for the resumption of travel between the UK and the US

Aviation officials in the UK and the United States predict that Washington will lift restrictions as early as July 4, as the US government is aiming to vaccinate more people. 

Aviation officials in the UK and the United States predict that Washington will lift restrictions as early as July 4, as the US government is aiming to vaccinate more people. 

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Major airlines call on the US to ease travel restrictions against COVID-19

Major airlines are calling on the US government to quickly make a decision to ease restrictions against the COVID-19 epidemic, which ban passengers in most European countries and other places from entering the US.

Major airlines are calling on the US government to quickly make a decision to ease restrictions against the COVID-19 epidemic, which ban passengers in most European countries and other places from entering the US.

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Boeing tests air curtain against COVID-19 on planes

Boeing (USA) is planning to test an "air curtain" to prevent viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, from spreading between rows of seats in the passenger compartment.

Boeing (USA) is planning to test an "air curtain" to prevent viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, from spreading between rows of seats in the passenger compartment.

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Russia resumes flights to Egyptian resorts

Russia's Interfax news agency quoted the president of Russian airline Aeroflot on June 4 that saying that Russian charter flights to resorts in Egypt are expected to resume in the coming days after an one-year hiatus.

Russia's Interfax news agency quoted the president of Russian airline Aeroflot on June 4 that saying that Russian charter flights to resorts in Egypt are expected to resume in the coming days after an one-year hiatus.

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Major airlines in the world suffer net losses of billions of dollars

International Airlines Group IAG, which owns British Airways (UK) and many airlines in Europe, reported a net loss of 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the first quarter due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

International Airlines Group IAG, which owns British Airways (UK) and many airlines in Europe, reported a net loss of 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the first quarter due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Russia resumes air transport with the UK and many other countries

Russia has announced the resumption of air transport with the UK and some other countries after a period of suspension due to COVID-19 prevention measures.

Russia has announced the resumption of air transport with the UK and some other countries after a period of suspension due to COVID-19 prevention measures.

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Algeria's national airline resumes some International Flights

The Algerian government announced on May 24 that the national airline Air Algérie will be allowed to resume 6 round-trip International Flights to 4 countries from June 1, after more than 15 months of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Algerian government announced on May 24 that the national airline Air Algérie will be allowed to resume 6 round-trip International Flights to 4 countries from June 1, after more than 15 months of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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All Nippon Airways tests COVID-19 screening app at Tokyo airport

On May 24, All Nippon Airways (ANA) - Japan's largest airline - began testing a mobile application to determine health status and vaccination history against COVID-19 of the passengers.  This activity is intended to support efforts to revive the international transport industry.

On May 24, All Nippon Airways (ANA) - Japan's largest airline - began testing a mobile application to determine health status and vaccination history against COVID-19 of the passengers.  This activity is intended to support efforts to revive the international transport industry.

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Boeing plans to sharply increase production of 737 MAX aircraft by the end of 2022

It is reported that the top US aircraft maker Boeing plans to increase production of its 737 MAX planes to 42 planes per month by the fall of 2022.

It is reported that the top US aircraft maker Boeing plans to increase production of its 737 MAX planes to 42 planes per month by the fall of 2022.

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Air France makes long-haul flights using sustainable fuel

The flight, operated by Air France, took off yesterday from Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris (France) to Montreal (Canada).

The flight, operated by Air France, took off yesterday from Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris (France) to Montreal (Canada).

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US airlines weigh passengers and raise fares for obese people

Passengers in the US may have to check their weight before boarding under new regulations amid rising obesity rates that have raised concerns among airlines about fuel loss and flight safety.

Passengers in the US may have to check their weight before boarding under new regulations amid rising obesity rates that have raised concerns among airlines about fuel loss and flight safety.

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Indian Super Rich escape country by Private Jets

Not only the super-rich, middle-class Indian families also gather money to go abroad to avoid the epidemic.

Not only the super-rich, middle-class Indian families also gather money to go abroad to avoid the epidemic.

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German airline - Lufthansa uses Shark skin technology to reduce emissions

The German airline Lufthansa announced plans to use a film with properties similar to shark skin on the outside of its cargo planes to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions causing environmental pollution.

The German airline Lufthansa announced plans to use a film with properties similar to shark skin on the outside of its cargo planes to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions causing environmental pollution.

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The Norwegian Air airline avoids the risk of bankruptcy

On April 12, creditors voted to support the restructuring proposal of Norwegian low-cost airline Norwegian Air, removing barriers for airlines in danger of applying for bankruptcy protection.

On April 12, creditors voted to support the restructuring proposal of Norwegian low-cost airline Norwegian Air, removing barriers for airlines in danger of applying for bankruptcy protection.

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Singapore accepts vaccine passports

From May, Singapore will accept visitors using an electronic travel card with a Covid-19 test and vaccination certificate.

From May, Singapore will accept visitors using an electronic travel card with a Covid-19 test and vaccination certificate.

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Swiss robots kill virus on plane

UVeya, a start-up in Switzerland, has built a robot that uses ultraviolet rays to kill viruses on flights in the country.  This is seen as an attempt to reduce customers' concerns about flying as well as help the tourism industry have more ways to cope with the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak.

UVeya, a start-up in Switzerland, has built a robot that uses ultraviolet rays to kill viruses on flights in the country.  This is seen as an attempt to reduce customers' concerns about flying as well as help the tourism industry have more ways to cope with the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Southwest Airlines orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts

Southwest Airlines said it has reached an agreement to order 100 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the first 30 of which are expected to be delivered by 2022.

Southwest Airlines said it has reached an agreement to order 100 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the first 30 of which are expected to be delivered by 2022.

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1st Helicopter service in Indonesia

Whitesky Aviation has just launched Helicity service.  Accordingly, customers can fly from the airport to their designated destination within the Greater Jakarta area and vice versa in just 15 minutes, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Whitesky Aviation has just launched Helicity service.  Accordingly, customers can fly from the airport to their designated destination within the Greater Jakarta area and vice versa in just 15 minutes, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

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SpiceJet offers cheap Covid-19 screening service to encourage passengers to fly again

SpiceJet - India's second-largest airline, offers cheap Covid-19 screening service to both generate more revenue and encourage passengers to fly again.

SpiceJet - India's second-largest airline, offers cheap Covid-19 screening service to both generate more revenue and encourage passengers to fly again.

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New positive signals for the US aviation industry in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis

The US airlines said on March 15, the number of passengers booking flights is increasing and this is one of the first concrete signs that the worst period for the aviation sector since the outbreak of COVID-19 is likely to be over.

The US airlines said on March 15, the number of passengers booking flights is increasing and this is one of the first concrete signs that the worst period for the aviation sector since the outbreak of COVID-19 is likely to be over.

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Australia's Qantas Airlines tests electronic vaccine passport

Australia's Qantas Airlines, on March 12, tested the first "electronic vaccine passport" system on one of International flights from Germany to Australia, in an effort to take the necessary measures to resume International flights in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be complicated.

Australia's Qantas Airlines, on March 12, tested the first "electronic vaccine passport" system on one of International flights from Germany to Australia, in an effort to take the necessary measures to resume International flights in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be complicated.

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Singapore Airlines: the first airline to test the electronic COVID-19 pass

Singapore Airlines became the first airline to test the electronic COVID-19 pass. This application, developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), will be rolled out next week.

Singapore Airlines became the first airline to test the electronic COVID-19 pass. This application, developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), will be rolled out next week.

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China launches the world's first Covid-19 passport

China has launched a program of health certification for domestic tourists, leading the world in the plan to issue a Covid-19 passport.

China has launched a program of health certification for domestic tourists, leading the world in the plan to issue a Covid-19 passport.

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