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    United requires all new hires to be vaccinated

    The post United requires all new hires to be vaccinated appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. United Airlines has announced it will require all new external hires to prove they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The move comes about a month after fellow American legacy carrier Delta Air Lines began requiring vaccinations for new hires. All external candidates who receive job offers after June 15 must confirm they have been fully vaccinated by their start date. United says that new employees will be required to upload their COVID vaccine card in My Info no later than 7 days post-hire date. “As we welcome new employees to…

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    WTTC applauds private sector’s united approach to building travel recovery

    The post WTTC applauds private sector’s united approach to building travel recovery appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Gloria Guevara, chief executive of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has urged the global hospitality sector to cooperate as rebuilding from the Covid-19 pandemic begins in earnest. Gloria Guevara’s praise came in her opening speech before delegates at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit which opened in Cancun Mexico on 26 April. The Global Summit is the most important Travel & Tourism event for the private sector and is the world’s first major gathering of world tourism leaders since the outbreak of the pandemic. Hundreds…

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    United Airlines considered designating cabins for vaccinated pax

    The post United Airlines considered designating cabins for vaccinated pax appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. United Airlines chief executive Scott Kirby says the airline actively considered introducing a separate cabin on its planes where only vaccinated passengers would be allowed to sit. Kirby told the Washington Post that designating special areas for vaccinated and non-vaccinated passengers onboard its planes was a “great idea” but that federal regulation prevented them from following through with the idea. “It sounds like a great idea… and we have thought about it,” Kirby confirmed to the Washington Post’s David Ignatius in response to the idea of introducing a separate cabin similar to Economy…

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    United targets mid-July to get back to pre-Covid activities

    The post United targets mid-July to get back to pre-Covid activities appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. United Airlines sees big for the coming northern summer and is adding 400 flights to its July schedule and increasing services to now available European destinations with the aim to offer its customers at least 80% of its pre-pandemic flight activity. The plan is based on the largest monthly schedule in recent times and on an upturn of summer travel bookings up by 214% when compared to the same period of 2020. United Airlines is adding new US domestic routes to Bozeman (BZN), Orange County (SNA), Raleigh (RDU), and Yellowstone/Cody…