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Emirates To Staff: Get Vaccine Or Pay For Tests

Emirates To Staff: Get Vaccine Or Pay For Tests

Emirates in Dubai tells its staff that if they don’t get one of the free COVID-19 vaccines on offer, they will need to pay for tests regularly, to work. We have seen airlines with different attitudes towards vaccination. Disagreements often come with regard to the...
Travel Bubble – When Two Countries Are Doing Well

Travel Bubble – When Two Countries Are Doing Well

After over a month of Australia waiting, New Zealand agrees to a full travel bubble between the two countries. But not now, in the new year. And provided that Covid-19 numbers in Australia stay low. We have discussed the arguments for testing Vs quarantines before....
Dogs Detect Covid-19 – The Test Results Are In

Dogs Detect Covid-19 – The Test Results Are In

Confirming earlier tests, including some done at airports, more testing shows that dogs really can detect Covid-19. But how reliable are they? Can they replace testing? We humans take in the world around us mainly by using our eyes and ears. Our sense of smell is more...
Mandatory Vaccines For International Travel?

Mandatory Vaccines For International Travel?

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce repeated his view that airlines will require mandatory vaccines for passengers who travel internationally. While his call resembles others in the industry, not everyone agrees with him. And perhaps the key is in the details. Mr. Joyce’s original...
Couple Arrested For Flying To Hawaii After Positive Test

Couple Arrested For Flying To Hawaii After Positive Test

Authorities arrested a couple that boarded a United Airlines flight to Hawaii. The two passengers had a four-year old child as well. They travelled from San Francisco to Wailua, Hawaii. They both reside on the island. In a time when airlines are trying to increase...