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Possible Christmas passenger cap risks recovery setback for Heathrow

GlobalData predicts that international air travel will not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024 at the earliest.

Singapore Airlines’ plan for carbon neutrality by 2050 will boost its image

According to a GlobalData survey, 19% of global respondents took eco-holidays, which shows that a fairly significant number of travelers are conscious about their impact on the environment.

Hong Kong’s free air tickets initiative will spur tourism recovery

Until recently, Hong Kong had some of the world’s toughest rules as it followed China’s ‘zero Covid’ policies.

American tourists to benefit as the British pound slides

Thanks to the strength of the dollar, Britain has become even more attractive for US tourists.

Travel trade shows like World Travel Market could be critical in tourism’s resurgence

Every November, nearly 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government officials, and international journalists attend WTM London.

Chinese airlines suffer significant losses amid ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions

Once Asia’s and the world’s largest outbound travel market, China is not showing any signs of relaxing its severe border measures in the short-term.

France bans domestic flights in a bid to reduce carbon emissions

Banning short haul domestic flights may sound drastic. However, just 12% of French domestic flights will be affected.

Removal of price caps could initiate price wars in the Indian airline market

Many airlines in India were struggling at the onset of the pandemic and increased the fares on some routes.

Higher airfares may discourage the middle-class from travelling

Travellers have already been hit by Europe’s increasing cost of living, which has reduced their discretionary income.

Akasa Air will contribute to emerging Indian LCC sector

According to GlobalData’s Traveler Demands and Flow Database, the number of domestic visits completed via air travel in India increased at a CAGR of 12.5% from 2009 to 2019.