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Taiwan's EVA Air says 8 sacked since March for breaching Covid-19 rules

December 29, 2020 5:01 PM

Four pilots and four cabin crew have been fired for breaching anti-pandemic rules

Asian nations could mandate Covid-19 shots for travellers, AirAsia chief says

December 09, 2020 4:06 PM

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Governments in Asia could require inbound travellers to receive Covid-19 vaccinations, AirAsia Group's Chief Executive Officer said on Wednesday (Dec 9), with such conditions expected to become a trend in the region.

Shanghai cancels flights amid fresh outbreak

November 25, 2020 5:00 AM

SHANGHAI • Hundreds of flights at one of China's busiest airports were cancelled yesterday as Shanghai raced to bring a local Covid-19 outbreak under control.

International travellers may need vaccination to enter Australia

November 25, 2020 5:00 AM

SYDNEY • Australia will likely require international arrivals to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or face a prolonged quarantine, as officials sketch out what "new normal" virus curbs may look like.

Hong Kong-Singapore bubble delay hits travel rebound hopes

November 23, 2020 10:30 AM

The delay further clouds the outlook for anyone with ambitions for travel, not just between those two cities.

Australia's Qantas celebrates subdued 100th birthday, looks to post-Covid future

November 16, 2020 5:49 PM

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australia's Qantas Airways, the world's third-oldest airline, on Monday (Nov 16) marked its 100th birthday during its toughest year yet due to the coronavirus pandemic but is looking to the future with optimism, its chief executive said.

UAE's Etihad to launch direct flights to Tel Aviv next year

November 16, 2020 4:22 PM

ABU DHABI (AFP) - Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, announced on Monday (Nov 16) it will start direct flights to Israel in March next year after the countries recent agreement to normalise ties.

ANA 'to slash 3,500 jobs and transfer workers'

October 26, 2020 5:00 AM

TOKYO • ANA Holdings will cut about 3,500 jobs by fiscal year 2022, and will seek to temporarily transfer employees to Toyota Motor and other automakers, Japanese media Yomiuri reported, without saying where it got the information.

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