THE BAN ON AUSTRALIANS TRAVELLING OVERSEAS HAS BEEN EXTENDED
BY A FURTHER THREE MONTHS, BUT AN EXEMPTION WILL BE MADE FOR THE TRANS-TASMAN ‘BUBBLE’.
WHY TRAVEL REFUNDS ARE NOT STRAIGHTFORWARD
The COVID-19 pandemic has obviously had a profound impact on travel with widespread and ongoing ramifications.
AFTA Chargeback Scheme (ACS)
The significant and unprecedented challenges of the COVID19 pandemic for the travel sector have forced necessary changes to the AFTA Chargeback Scheme (ACS).
AFTA ramps up with 'The Facts on Travel Agents and Refunds' campaign
The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) today confirmed it is ramping up The Facts campaign in order to counter mainstream media misreporting on travel agents’ handling of refunds and credits.
Air New Zealand Farewells Buenos Aires and Los Angeles Routes
Air New Zealand has made the difficult decision not to resume its suspended Auckland-Buenos Aires and Los Angeles-London routes due to the deep impact of COVID-19 on forward travel demand.
Air Mauritius enters voluntary administration
The Board of Directors of Air Mauritius has today made the decision to place the airline into voluntary administration.
Virgin Australia Braces Itself To Go Into Voluntary Administration
This isn’t the news travel, tourism and regional communities in Australia wanted to hear, but it’s been widely reported this afternoon that Virgin Australia will enter into voluntary administration tomorrow morning.
IATA: “Refunding Cancelled Tickets Is Almost Unbearable Financially Speaking”
Thanks to that 'C-word', travel has had an absolute meltdown.
Australia closing borders
Breaking News: Australia is closing its borders imminently, for up to 6-months.
Why I Am NOT Concerned About the Coronavirus
To quickly review, the Coronavirus disease is much like the flu.