As every Sunday, we will give you an overview of what has happened during the week in the travel industry.
Travel industry news first week June 2020
Bombardier cuts jobs due to Covid-19
Canadian plane maker Bombardier said that it would be reducing its workforce by approximately 2,500 employees, mostly in Canada. Deliveries of business jets expected to be down by around 30%, the company is now adjusting its workforce and operations to ensure its survival.
Hong Kong denies entry for tourists for another 3 months
Hong Kong will deny entry for tourists for at least another 3 months. However, it is possible to transit the country at the airport.
Air Canada Aeroplan and Etihad Guest partnership
Etihad and Air Canada are now airline partners. You can redeem and collect miles in between the two airlines. This might open up some interesting redemption sweet spots.
Qatar Airways to resume flights to 74 destinations in June
Qatar Airways to resume flights to more destinations in June, resuming for example flights to Bangkok, Maldives and Melbourne.