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Las Vegas Sands donates over two million medical masks, 20K protective suits

U.S., March 31 -- Las Vegas Sands today announced it will donate two million medical masks and 20,000 protective suits to help health-care professionals, first responders and nonprofit organizations i... Read More


Hawaii visitor arrivals by air continue to drop

U.S., March 31 -- The number of passengers flying into Hawaii continues to drop. Yesterday, 681 people arrived in Hawaii on the fifth day of the state's 14-day mandatory self-quarantine for all incom... Read More


Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending increased to $1.46 billion in February 2020

U.S., March 31 -- In February 2020, flight cancellations to the Hawaiian Islands began due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The China market had the greatest impact during February with direct air ser... Read More


320,000 jobs at risk in Asia Pacific Travel Retail & Duty Free industry

U.S., March 31 -- Over 320,000 local jobs across the Asia Pacific region and a $36 billion industry are at risk of being overlooked by politicians as they devise financial rescue measures to cope with... Read More


US Senators: Airlines must give full cash refunds for COVID-19 cancellations

U.S., March 31 -- Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today led a group of their colleagues in a letter sent to each of the major domestic... Read More


COVID-19 new grim milestone: 40,000 people dead worldwide

U.S., March 31 -- According to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the global death toll from COVID-19 has reached a new grim milestone of 40,000 deaths. An increasing... Read More


National emergency: Indonesia bans all arrivals and transits by foreigners

U.S., March 31 -- Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency over COVID-19 epidemic today, and announced measures to help people with lower incomes. The measures inc... Read More


Air Canada to reduce capacity by 90% due to Covid-19 impact

U.S., March 31 -- Air Canada said that due to the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 upon its business, the airline will reduce capacity for the Second Quarter of 2020 by 85%-90% compared to last year's... Read More


Special Advisor for Canada's response to Ukraine International Airlines tragedy named

U.S., March 31 -- On January 8, Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing 176 people, including 55 Canadian citizens and 30 pe... Read More


IATA: Airlines facing rapid cash burn

U.S., March 31 -- The International Air Transport Association ( IATA ) published new analysis showing that airlines may burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending... Read More