The distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine from drugmakers to billions of people around the world is likely to be the supply chain management profession's greatest endeavour ever...
20 Nov 2020
Airline health advice has so far mostly focused on staying hydrated and avoiding deep vein thrombosis. What passengers really want, however, is free hand masks, hand sanitiser and more space between passengers...
It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...
Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020
World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled its Africa 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Africa Winners Day.
9 Nov 2020
Digital sales are expected to hit all-time highs and lead to strained shipping capacity as retailers grapple with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...
21 Oct 2020
"The risk of a passenger contracting Covid-19 while onboard appears very low. With only 44 identified potential cases of flight-related transmission among 1.2 billion travellers..."
15 Oct 2020
The slow recovery in air travel will see the airline industry continuing to burn through cash at an average rate of $5 to $6bn per month in 2021.
7 Oct 2020
"What is killing aviation is the fact that governments are not managing the risks of opening borders. Instead, they are keeping global mobility effectively in lockdown. And if this continues, the damage to global connectivity could become irreparable..."
4 Sep 2020
Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...
Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020
The data shows an improvement in global and regional air cargo demand, however, at a slower pace than some of the traditional leading indicators would suggest...
28 Jul 2020
Travellers are taking precautions to protect themselves from Covid-19 with 77% saying that they are washing their hands more frequently, 71% avoiding large meetings and 67% having worn a facemask in public...
10 Jul 2020
African airlines passenger traffic sank 98.2% in May against improved demand worldwide...
3 Jul 2020
Data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets in April showed that demand dropped by 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever recorded...
9 Jun 2020
The pandemic has forced many people to shift from public transport to car travel. But is this likely to be permanent?
Enrica Papa and Nicole Badstuber 5 Jun 2020
Aircraft cabins have been germ hotspots since long before this pandemic. More 'microbiology literacy' is needed among the general public for this to improve...
Ipek Kurtböke 22 May 2020
The new measures took effect with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to nine destinations...
22 May 2020
Travellers will only be accepted on these flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries...
15 May 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest analysis shows that the damage to air travel from Covid-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul and international travel being the most severely impacted...
14 May 2020
Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...
7 May 2020
Etihad Airways will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of Covid-19.
15 Apr 2020
Global passenger traffic data for February 2020 shows that demand fell 14.1% compared to February 2019...
6 Apr 2020
Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions...
Yale Z Wong 30 Mar 2020
"The growing impact of the Covid-19 coincides with the announcement of a 1,4% retraction in our economy as well as a decline of 7,6% for agriculture in the fourth quarter of 2019."
11 Mar 2020
Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?
Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020
We analysed what the world's top 58 airlines - such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas - are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough...
Susanne Becken 17 Feb 2020
Suspending flights and screening passengers is mainly about reassuring us, not keeping us healthy...
Lucy Budd and Stephen Ison 10 Feb 2020
Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe...
23 Jan 2020
African carriers posted the fastest growth of any region in November 2019, with an increase in demand of 19.8% compared to the same period a year earlier...
9 Jan 2020
Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...
Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019
Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?
3 Jun 2019
TPConnects SaaS-based solution addresses the current problem of 99% of the travel agents lacking their own digital assets...
2 May 2019