IATA issues stern warning to non-mask-wearing plane passengers
The commercial aviation industry’s peak body is fed up with plane passengers refusing to wear masks, judging by its latest statement.
Health alert issued for Virgin flight after passenger tests positive to COVID-19
by Christian Fleetwood
Contact tracing and coronavirus testing is underway after a traveller tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan after flying into the country from Brisbane.
“They are not alone”: Victoria announces $60m mental health support package
This story goes out to all our Victorian readers. We’re all thinking of you here at Travel Weekly. Hang in there!
Phew! Cruise line dodges potential COVID-19 outbreak after passenger tests positive
The poor old cruise industry was due for some positive news following the recent COVID-19 cases on board other cruise lines. Here it is.
COVID-19 case confirmed on board Paul Gauguin ship
The ship was travelling between Bora Bora and the Rangiroa island when a passenger from the US tested positive for the virus.
Emirates will cover medical expenses if passengers catch COVID-19 while travelling
The UAE’s flag carrier is claiming its new offer to be a world first. However, that’s not to say Guinness World Records will take any notice.
One airline set to be liquidated, while another files for bankruptcy protection
by Christian Fleetwood
Proving just how much the commercial aviation industry is struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic comes the news of one airline on death row and another on its last legs.
Tripadvisor launches COVID-19 health and safety tools for travellers
Tripadvisor is the latest online travel company to jump on the COVID-safe bandwagon with an unoriginally named suite of tools.
Australia’s most famous doctor warns international travel unlikely until COVID-19 vaccine is developed
The nation’s most famous doctor has weighed in on the international travel debate, and we’re not talking about the handsome Chris Brown.
Melbourne hotel’s COVID-19 outbreak could have been prevented, workers say
A coronavirus cluster that emerged at the hotel was sparked by poor hygiene procedures and training, according to several workers.
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