Flight Schedule Updates
|Air Canada||Resuming non-stop flights from Kelowna to Toronto commencing August 2.||Read More|
|American Airlines||Discontinuing 19 long-haul international routes from Los Angeles, and four each from Philadelphia and Chicago O'Hare||Read More|
|Delta||Cuts flights scheduled for August from 1,000 proposed daily flights to 500.||Read More|
|Hawaiian Airlines||Resuming nonstop flights from Sacramento to Honolulu, 14-day self-quarantine is still required.||Read More|
|JetBlue||Ending Long Beach service in October, shifting to LAX|
Reduction in 50% of flights to 16 major U.S. cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, Seattle and Las Vegas
|LATAM||Plans to resume routes from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt, London, Madrid and Miami in June. Expecting an increase to 13 additional international destinations in July||Read More|
|Southwest||Continues to limit bookings at least through July while managing space between seats||Read More|
|Spirit||Plans to be at 80% capacity in July||Read More|
|United Airlines||Resuming several routes to Asian, European, and Latin American cities in August.||Read More||Europe|
|Alitalia Airlines||Operating 60% more flights in July compared to June, flying 52 routes to 37 airports, including 19 in Italy and 18 abroad.||Read More|
|Air France - KLM||Adding second Paris-Shanghai flight, and Amsterdam-Shanghai service starting week of July 20.||Read More|
|British Airways||Planning to resume half of their flights from July||Read More|
|KLM||Further expanding its route network in July. Compared to June, the number of flights will increase by more than 60 percent. KLM will operate 25 to 30 percent of the normal number of flights.||Read More|
|Lufthansa||Extending flight schedule through May 31 for internaitonal point to point destinations|
Offering 1,800 round trips a week to more than 130 destinations around the world by the end of June
|Ryanair||Cancels 1,000 flights in August and September, cutting its Ireland-U.K. schedule.||Read More|
|SAS||Gradually resuming flights in June, increasing capacity from 15 to 30 aircraft and resuming 16 new routes from Copenhagen to Germany, Belgium, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Lithuania, Spain, France, Greece and Croatia.||Read More|
|Virgin Aatlantic||Plans to end operations at London'g Gatwick Airport; some routes will switch to London Heathrow||Read More||Asia Pacific|
|Air New Zealand||Resuming flights to Narita, Tokyo starting June 25.||Read More|
|Korean Air||Resumes flights on 19 international routes from June 1, including Washington DC, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Frankfurt, Singapore, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur||Read More|
|Malaysia Airlines||Increasing the frequency of domestic flights beginning in June and will resume some international flights in July as other countries begin to lift border restrictions.||Read More|
|Vietnam Airlines||Expects to resume international flights in July.||Read More||Middle East & Africa|
|Emirates Airlines||Resumes flights to six more cities including Geneva and Los Angeles commencing July 22.||Read More|
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• Global Entry Regulations Map - Interactive map outlining entry requirements by country. Read More.
• U.K. New Quarantine Rules - More detail for traveling to UK. Read More.
• Alaska Airlines - As part of the 'Next-Level Care' program, will require Health Agreement starting June 30 to board, in addition to wearing masks and capping cabin seating at 65% through July 31. Read More.
• GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) study finds more than half of companies considering resuming to travel. Read More
• Airline Requirements to Board: easy to view chart of which airlines are requiring masks for crew and passengers along with cleaning updates. Read More.
• Challenge with Enforcing Mask Protocols: Most US airlines are relying on passenger cooperation for wearing masks, rather than enforcement. Read More.
• Keeping your Phone Clean: How to maintain cleanliness with phones while on the road. Read More.
• State by State Opening Status: Most states and U.S. territories have begun to ease restrictions. For a complete listing of what is and is not available by state: Read More.
• Face Masks Required: Numerous airlines, airports and Amtrak are requiring face masks for access and boarding. LAX and Denver international are the latest to put this requirement in place. The best practice is for all travelers to have face masks available to avoid any interruption in boarding of airport access.
• TSA outlines new expectations in cooperation with CDC guidelines for airport screening processes including:
- Increasing distance and visual reminders of spacing, staggering security lanes
- Recommending wallets, and other accessories to be stored in carry on luggage rather than on person
- Allowing liquid hand sanitizer containers up to 12 oz to be permitted in carry-on bags until further notice; potential carry-on search to validate the product and size during screening is likely
For further details, click here.
• American Airlines announces expanded cleaning process: Read More.
• Delta cleans every flight: Read More.
• Frontier Airlines becomes first airline to require temperature screening: Read More.
• U.S. Border Closure with Canada and Mexico extended additional 30 days: Read More
• American Airlines and JetBlue proposing government approval for partnership, including codesharing and expanded service offerings out of New York: Read More
• Delta Air Lines reopens 7 Sky clubs in Chicago O'Hare, Denver, Miami, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix and SanFrancisco: Read More
• Austrian Airlines targeting 40% capacity by October, doubling its current operations: Read More
• Quantas to cut nearly all international flights until March 2021.: Read More
• Norway Lifts Ban on travel to/from Finland, Iceland and Gotland Island in Sweden from 15 June.
• Delta to Extend Seating Caps through September - Delta will add larger aircraft or more flights on routes with heavy demand.
• Southwest Airlines extends credits for unused tickets through September 2022, as well as updates loyalty programs: Read More.
• Colombia and Argentina impose travel bans through August 31: Read More.
• United allowing rebooking off crowded flights - Although most flights are running at 50% capacity, starting next week United will contact passengers if flights are filling up to rebook. Program continues through June 30: Read More.
• Delta and JetBlue have requested suspensions to service in some smaller US Airports: Read More.
• European travel restrictions may last longer than originally predicted: Read More.
• GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) Member Survey: Among the GBTA members that reported their organizations have canceled at least some domestic travel, 62 percent said they expect it to resume in the next two to three months: Read More.
• Berlin Tegal Airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, with possible permanent closure. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport.
• Italy will commence reopening all airports starting June 3 when transfers are again permitted. Read More.
• Airports consider ways to reduce human contact: Read More.
• Access country specific airport requirements - Interactive Map outlining a Country by Country click through for flight operations, Interruptions and screening: Read More.
• Be prepared to briefly remove your mask at the airport for TSA Identity verification: Read More.
• Global Entry mobile enrollment is suspended, and U.S. Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers will stay closed through at least June 1.
• MedAire is beginning Covid-19 screening at airports in Los Angeles, London, Lima and Hong Kong. The program will expand to more airports and "evolve as additional options to screen, test or vaccinate become available."
• International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) interactive application provides a regional view of increase/decrease of aircraft departures over a 7 day period. Further detail by airport anywhere in the world to ensure clear guidance on airport closures or restrictions: Read More.
• American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) releases new guidelines for hotel guests.: Read More.
• Choice Hotels tightens cancellation policy for bookings made on or after July10 for certain arrivals: Read More.
• Hilton unveils "EventReady with CleanStay' - global cleanliness and customers service program for its meetings and events: Read More.
• Hotel Cleaning procedures: Comprehensive listing by chain to assist you in planning for return to travel: Read More.
• Marriott reopens all hotels in China, and extending flexible reservations beyond July 5, to include 24 hour cancellation without penalty through 30 Sept.
• MGM Resorts announces summer reopenings of Luxor, Mandalay Bay and Aria. Read More.
• Hotel Occupancy Forecasts: 5 Key points to summarize European Hotel Performance. Read More.
Ground Transportation Readiness
• Hertz New CEO, Paul Stone takes over after Kathryn Marinello steps down: Read More.
• Rental Car cleaning processes and loyalty status extensions: As more business travelers look to rental cars for regional travel, we have provided updates to the major rental car COVID 19 sites: