Europe: Update: European Union Aviation Safety Agency to lift ban on Boeing 737 MAX passenger flights during week of 25 January

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:58:35 GMT

BERLIN (AP) — The Boeing 737 Max will be green-lighted to resume flights in Europe next week, following nearly two years of ...

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Rwanda: Update: Government reimposes strict COVID-19 lockdown measures in Kigali, bans movement into and out of the city

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:45:00 GMT

KIGALI, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Rwanda has re-introduced tough lockdown measures in its capital Kigali after a surge in coronavirus cas...

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Philippines: Kalibo International Airport closed for disinfection January 19-21 because of increase in COVID-19 cases among employees

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:26:03 GMT

The Kalibo International Airport was temporarily closed and placed under lockdown from January 19 to 21 for disinfection, followin...

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Germany: Update: Government reportedly will extend COVID-19 lockdown until mid-February

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 09:44:22 GMT

BERLIN, Jan 19 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to agree with regional leaders on extending a lockdown for most ...

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Colombia: Update: Bogota's authorities extend nighttime, weekend restrictions until 28 January

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 03:05:06 GMT

From media reports: News portal RCN Radio.com reported Monday that due to the increase of COVID-19 cases, the authorities of Colom...

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Brazil, Europe, U.S.: Update: U.S. president reportedly will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for Brazil, much of Europe from 26 January

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 23:05:20 GMT

From media reports: U.S. President Donald Trump will rescind entry bans for most non-U.S. citizens who recently were in Brazil and...

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Bonaire, U.S.: Update: Three airlines will resume flights from 6 February as Bonaire reopens for tourism

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 22:00:06 GMT

Bonaire is open for tourism again, and now a number of leading airlines are relaunching their flights to the Dutch Caribbean islan...

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U.S.: New Hampshire's Portsmouth International Airport temporarily closed because of security threat

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:06:47 GMT

From media reports: WMUR News reported Portsmouth International Airport at Pease (PSM), formerly known as Pease Internat...

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Belize, U.S.: United Airlines will increase flights to Belize later this year

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:46:16 GMT

United Airlines will be expanding the number of flights to Belize later this year, according to Tropic Air. Seats through mid-Dece...

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Asia, Europe: Update: Belavia extends suspension of flights to Ashgabat and Riga until 1 March, to Budapest and Almaty until 27 March, and to Geneva until 30 October

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:17:03 GMT

The Belarusian national air carrier Belavia has extended the suspension of air travel to Geneva till 30 October BelTA learned from...

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Iran, Turkey: Turkish Airlines will resume flights between Istanbul and Mashhad from 24 January

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:05:20 GMT

Turkish Airlines will resume Istanbul-Mashhad flights as of Jan. 24 after an 11-month hiatus due to the new coronavirus pandemic, ...

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Ireland, Lithuania: Ryanair to suspend all flights to, from Palanga and Vilnius because of COVID-19 travel restrictions

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 18:58:20 GMT

From media reports: Delfi reported that Ireland's budget carrier is temporarily suspending all flights to and from Vilnius and Pal...

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Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, U.K.: Malaysia Airlines plans to gradually resume flights to Australia, New Zealand and U.K.

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 18:49:41 GMT

Malaysia Airlines plans to gradually restore international flights to three countries, namely Australia, New Zealand and the U.K.,...

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United Arab Emirates, Zambia, Zimbabwe: Emirates will increase flights between Dubai and Harare, Lusaka from 6 February

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 18:43:06 GMT

Fly Emirates said Monday it will increase the frequency of its flights between Harare, and Lusaka and Dubai to four times a week f...

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Dominican Republic, Panama, Venezuela: Update: Venezuela's civil aviation authority reopens flights to Dominican Republic and Panama

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:55:38 GMT

CARACAS, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Venezuela's civil aviation authority said on Monday it is reopening flights to Panama and the Dominica...

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Australia, United Arab Emirates: Etihad announces temporary restrictions on number of passengers flying between Abu Dhabi and Sydney because of COVID-19

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:43:22 GMT

Etihad has announced temporary restrictions on the number of passengers flying between Abu Dhabi and Sydney, the carrier said Mond...

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Canada: Update: Transport authorities will lift flight ban on Boeing 737 MAX on 20 January

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:34:05 GMT

MONTREAL, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Canada said on Monday it will lift a near two-year flight ban on Boeing Co's 737 MAX on Jan. 20, join...

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Norway: Update: Government eases some COVID-19 restrictions; people still advised against domestic, international travel

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 14:10:06 GMT

With COVID-19 infection rates in Norway stabilising the government announced on Monday it was easing up some restrictions. Here's ...

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U.S.: Update: Roads, Metro stations, a number of hotels and all Airbnb locations in Washington, D.C., are closed because of possible unrest on 20 January

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 13:39:08 GMT

From media reports: INC.com reminded travelers that business closures are rampant throughout Washington, D.C., this week, in antic...

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Australia: Update: Tropical Cyclone Kimi disrupts flights, trains in Cairns, Townsville

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 13:20:35 GMT

Tropical Cyclone Kimi is now on track to weaken and potentially become a tropical low as it moves southeast along the coast. The ...

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U.S.: Amtrak cancels all Northeast Regional trains south of Washington, D.C., on 19, 20 January because of security issues

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 13:14:14 GMT

From media reports: The Charlottesville Daily Progress reported Amtrak announced that it’s canceling all Northeast Regional ...

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