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    British Airways facing crew shortage due to rising infection rate

    The post British Airways facing crew shortage due to rising infection rate appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. British Airways is facing a cabin crew shortage as the airline adds more flights to reopened holiday destinations just as increasing numbers of crew are being ordered to self-isolate due to surging COVID-19 infections across the United Kingdom. British Airways says all its flights are currently operating as normal. The warning came in a memo from a cabin crew union who told cabin crew who are still at work that they will face a “challenging” few days ahead “As we head into this weekend, for a variety of reasons,…

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    Grenada becomes world’s first Culinary Capital

    The post Grenada becomes world’s first Culinary Capital appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Grenada Tourism Authority has announced the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique has been named the world’s first Culinary Capital by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA). Culinary Capital is a regenerative tourism program devised by the WFTA to put the spotlight on culinary cultures around the world. The tri-island state successfully submitted their application highlighting credentials in culture & tradition, culinary strategy, culinary promotion and culinary community. Grenadian food relies greatly on fresh and organically grown local produce, spices, vegetables and ground provisions. Agro-tourism is deeply rooted in the…

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    Gulf Air operates 80% of pre-pandemic destinations

    The post Gulf Air operates 80% of pre-pandemic destinations appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Gulf Air begins the summer season with 80% of its pre-pandemic destinations as it continues to resume operations and restore services to cities of its original 2019 destination network. The airline has also announced that it has successfully launched all its seasonal destinations for the summer of 2021 with direct flights to Mykonos and Santorini in Greece, Malaga in Spain and Alexandria and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt as well as recently resuming Tbilisi in Georgia. The airline currently flies to and from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Medina, Muscat,…

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    Oman Air flies two routes with fully vaccinated crew

    The post Oman Air flies two routes with fully vaccinated crew appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Oman Air Boeing 737 MAX 8, interior Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, operated two regularly scheduled passenger flights with fully vaccinated crews to two separate domestic destinations in the Sultanate on 12 July 2021.  Oman Air Flight 931, a Boeing 737-800, departed Muscat at 07:30 on 12 July for Khasab, a popular port city on northern Oman’s breathtaking Musandam Peninsula. The flight was piloted by Captain Suhib Mohamed Al Barwani and First Officer Waleed Al Jadeedi, comprising a cabin crew of 4. Oman Air Flight…

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    EaseMyTrip launches full refund medical policy for domestic air travel

    The post EaseMyTrip launches full refund medical policy for domestic air travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Online travel agency, Easy Trip Planners (EaseMyTrip) has announced the launch of an industry-first, free of charge, full refund medical policy through which customers can claim a complete refund on domestic air ticket cancellations caused due to medical emergencies. As a part of this policy, customers will get a complete refund including the money deducted by airlines and there will be no additional charges for this service. With rising uncertainties in the current period, this unique free of charge refund policy provides confidence to travellers as it eliminates the…