Category Archives: Flight

Ryanair suspends ‘jab and go’ ads following complaints

Ryanair has been forced suspend its ‘jab and go’ advertising campaign after a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The airline called the ruling “baseless” and said it “disagrees” with the decision, although it will comply and retract the ads. The campaign was launched by the low-cost carrier over the Christmas period, with a […]

Mangelaars appointed chief executive with Skyscanner

Skyscanner has appointed Microsoft veteran and former Travix International chief executive John Mangelaars to lead the company. He will take up position as chief executive following an extensive international search. Mangelaars will replace Moshe Rafiah, who has been splitting his time as chief executive between both Skyscanner and Travelfusion, the company he founded over 20 […]

Qatar Airways to add latest United States destination

Qatar Airways will add its 12th gateway in the United States with the resumption of four-weekly Atlanta flights starting June 1st. The carrier will also significantly increase frequencies adding an additional 13 weekly flights to operate a total of 83 weekly flights across its 12 gateways. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: […]

Singapore Airlines to launch Covid-19 testing trial

All passengers flying Singapore Airlines outbound from Singapore and Indonesia (bound for Singapore) will be able to book pre-departure polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and serology tests as part of a trial service. The scheme will be operated in partnership with Collinson. The medical services provider will lead and manage the process; and subject to success, […]

IATA calls for EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to agree a common digital European Covid-19 vaccination certificate. It is hoped the digital document would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without testing. In an open […]