ASATA’s New Resource Centre: Webinars

Have you signed up for ASATA’s new Resource Centre? If you have not yet had the chance, the new Resource Centre is faster, easier to navigate, more user-friendly and provides you with a wealth of new and updated information to help you grow your business in this different travel environment.  In a rapidly changing business […]

CDC releases new travel and testing recommendations for international air travellers

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new travel and testing recommendations for international air travellers based on the best public health advice available.  CDC now recommends that international air travellers get tested with a viral test 1-3 days before their flight to reduce spread during travel. Travellers should get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home for 7 days. If the test is negative, the traveller should stay home […]

Comair re-opens bookings for British Airways’ domestic routes

Comair has opened bookings for domestic British Airways’ (operated by Comair) flights. From 9 December, the airline plans to begin serving all the domestic British Airways’ routes it previously operated. Regional services will be reintroduced as it ramps up to full operations over the next few months. “With reservations for the British Airways’ flights open we’re now […]

Emirates introduces expanded, multi-risk travel insurance coverage

Emirates has introduced expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top of its current COVID-19 cover. Provided by Emirates at no additional cost to its customers, and provided by AIG Travel, the new multi-risk travel insurance and COVID-19 cover will automatically apply to all Emirates tickets purchased from 1 December, and extends to Emirates codeshare flights operated by partner airlines, […]

Lufthansa Group to implement Star Alliance Biometrics

Star Alliance has completed development of an interoperable biometric identity and identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer programme customers of Star Alliance member airlines. The Star Alliance Biometrics platform advances the vision of Star Alliance member airlines of delivering a seamless customer journey, while strengthening loyalty value proposition within […]