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    Get ready to fly! AirAsia launches baggage pass and 260 days of travel protection programme

    The post Get ready to fly! AirAsia launches baggage pass and 260 days of travel protection programme appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. AirAsia is taking its super successful #FlyRuaRuaPass programme to another level with its #BaggageLoadRuaRuaPass and unlimited travel insurance promotion. Guests who do not have prebook baggage for their flights can now check in with 10 kg baggage on any domestic flight for a period of nine months from April for a fee. Sale of the baggage pass has started from 15 March until 31 March 2021, and it can be used on any AirAsia domestic flight between 1 April – 16 December 2021. While…

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    Australian IPL players and support staff might fly off to Maldives in bid to get home | Cricket News

    NEW DELHI: With their country shut for all those flying from India, the now suspended IPL’s Australian contingent, comprising players, support staff and commentators, is expected to head to Maldives before taking a connecting flight for home. The IPL was “indefinitely suspended” on Tuesday after multiple cases of COVID-19 emerged from Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings. There are 14 Australian players along with coaches and commentators who might now take a detour as the Australian government has imposed strict sanctions for people returning from India. “A mass exodus of Australian players, coaches and support staff to the Maldives is the expected remedy to a…

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    Etihad launches ‘Verified to Fly’ travel document

    The post Etihad launches ‘Verified to Fly’ travel document appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Travellers flying from Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will be able to validate their Covid-19 travel documents before arriving at the airport. Guests can arrive at the airport with confidence and with peace of mind, knowing they have met all essential requirements before their flight. With the formalities out of the way, verified travellers can enjoy fast track check-in at the airport by going to the dedicated Verified to Fly desk for a quicker and smoother experience. Mohammad Al Bulooki, COO of Etihad Aviation…

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    Arm up, let’s fly again! Cathay Pacific supports community vaccination drive with employee campaign

    The post Arm up, let’s fly again! Cathay Pacific supports community vaccination drive with employee campaign appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Cathay Pacific is proactively encouraging all of its employees to get vaccinated, seeing this as a crucial step in the resumption of regular international air travel and the return to normal life for everyone in society. With this in mind, the airline has launched its “Arm up, let’s fly again!” campaign to build awareness about the importance of getting vaccinated as soon as possible. The response has been very positive – already about 80% of its pilots and about 40% of its cabin crew in…

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    Frequent flyers plan to fly six times in next year. Is the travel industry ready?

    The post Frequent flyers plan to fly six times in next year. Is the travel industry ready? appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. New research released by Collinson’s Priority Pass has revealed that pre-pandemic frequent flyers are ready to get back on a plane, claiming they expect to fly nearly six times in the next 12 months. Compared with pre-COVID averages of almost 10 flights per year, this represents a 61% recovery compared with 2019 travel. The global survey analyses the opinions of over 46,000 members of the company’s Priority Pass programme, and reveals that leisure travel will make up more than half of trips (55%) taken…