Tag: travel

Africa: Aviation Stakeholders Mull Over High Cost of Air Travel in Africa

June 12, 2021
Frequent air travelers within Africa agree that the cost of air tickets is too high. So serious is this issue that top African aviation stakeholders met virtually early this year to discuss factors responsible for the high cost of airfares and to come up with suggestions on how to address such factors. At a webinar

CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel amid COVID-19 surge

November 19, 2020
Scrap your Turkey Day travel plans — even if it’s only a short distance, the Centers for Disease Control urged Thursday. The public health agency released new holiday guidelines warning people to stay home for Thanksgiving festivities — and to mask up at the dinner table — due to sky-high national coronavirus infection rates. “The

More Americans tabling Thanksgiving travel plans amid COVID-19

November 12, 2020
Some 50 million Americans are expected to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday — a sharp decrease that could be the largest one-year drop since the Great Recession in 2008, according to a new forecast. The data, released by the American Automobile Association this week, suggests fewer Americans will take to the road, rails and