Tag: Repatriation

IATA: Amount of Blocked Airline Funds Rising

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the amount of airline funds for repatriation being blocked by governments has risen by more than 25% ($394 million) in the last six months. Total funds blocked now tally at close to $2.0 billion. IATA calls on governments to remove al...

Qatar Airways Helps Bring Tens of Thousands of Seafarers Home

Qatar Airways is playing an important part in the repatriation of seafarers stranded due to the pandemic, working closely with governments and the maritime industry to operate hundreds of chartered and scheduled flights to help bring home over 150,000 workers. Understanding the difficulties and chal...

British Airways Helps Thousands of British Travellers Return Home from India

British Airways is flying thousands of UK nationals who have been stranded in India as a result of the Covid-19 crisis back to the UK this week. The airline has already flown back thousands of travellers as part of 65 rescue flights which have either operated or are planned to operate in the com...

Iberia: Repatriation flights for 8,000 passengers

Iberia is helping another 2,000 people reach their homes in a second wave of repatriation flights this month in collaboration with Spain’s Foreign Ministry and its embassies and consulates abroad as well as the diplomatic missions in Spain of the countries of destination. In March the airline ca...

Air Canada Will Operate Six Special Flights as Repatriation Efforts Continue

Air Canada Will Operate Six Special Flights as Repatriation Efforts Continue

Air Canada will operate six special flights from Lima, Barcelona and Quito this week to enable Canadians stranded abroad to return home. The flights, operated in collaboration with the Government of Canada, are part of Air Canada's ongoing efforts to repatriate Canadians. "Several hundred Canad...

Forty aircraft recruited to repatriate Thomas Cook customers

Forty aircraft recruited to repatriate Thomas Cook customers

Leisure firm Thomas Cook’s collapse has triggered a huge repatriation effort to ensure that over 150,000 holidaymakers will be able to return. All Thomas Cook flights have been cancelled as a result of the firm’s failure. The UK Civil Aviation Authority says it has recruited about 40 airc...

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