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Positivity Soars as Travel Markets Reopen but Airlines Remain Cautious

It seems that everything is positive for the aviation industry this week as more and more markets relax their Covid-19 restrictions and start to look forward to reopening their hotel doors. In many markets optimism is now flooding back, even Australia is beginning to plan for a reopening, New Zealand now increasingly looking isolated both geographically and in response to Covid-19

The United States finally announced a date for reopening access from major source markets although sadly with too short notice for some airlines that had already started cancelling services out to the middle of November. The lack of understanding about airline planning requirements and Government changes in policy has been stark throughout the pandemic and this example ranks alongside the 04:00 AM changes that the UK Government found amusing, and for travellers it is just so frustrating!

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