Travel Weekly — Issue 08

Travel Weekly is a weekly newsletter curating the best and latest news in the travel industry.

Travel Weekly — Issue 08
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Welcome to the 8th issue of Travel Weekly, a weekly newsletter curating the best and latest news in the travel industry.

Feds aiming to address airport ‘bottlenecks’ in time for summer travel season
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says the federal government is working with groups on the ground to resolve air travel ‘bottlenecks’ in time for a busy summer.
Prepare for sticker shock if you are traveling this summer - Nelson Star
Many forecasters believe the number of travelers will match or exceed pre-pandemic levels
How this man fought for $5,200 after a travel agency spent his airline vouchers — on other clients | CBC News
A Brampton, Ont., man was owed more than $5,200 in airline vouchers after his flights were cancelled in the early days of the pandemic. But instead, his travel agency used them to pay for other people’s trips. He’s one of thousands of people battling with travel agencies over airline vouchers.
Tui apologises for flight cancellations as UK faces half-term travel chaos
Holidaymakers face delays and disruption at airports and ports as the half-term getaway begins
Cruise lines are canceling sailings, closing onboard restaurants, and allowing fewer guests onboard amid hiring difficulties
Major cruise lines are struggling to hire back crew as travelers continue flocking to cruises again.
Dublin Airport delays: passengers face queues for security today as chiefs insist wait times will be ‘less than 30 minutes by early June’
Dublin Airport is promising that passengers will get through security in 30 minutes or less from early June.
Google Street View Is About to Get Way More Immersive — Here’s How
Google Street View is celebrating its 15th anniversary with new features and ways to use the platform.
Woman Who Punched Southwest Flight Attendant Gets 15 Months In Jail
A woman who assaulted a Southwest flight attendant has been jailed for 15 months. Here’s what happened with this incident.
American Adds Dallas To Auckland Flight, Axes Other New Zealand Routes
American Airlines will launch a seasonal route between Dallas and Auckland, but at the expense of other New Zealand flights.
Lufthansa Gets Punitive With Economy Light Seat Assignments
Lufthansa now charges a minimum of €25 if you want to change your Economy Light seat assignment after check-in. Ouch.
Updated: A country-by-country guide to coronavirus reopenings - The Points Guy
Editor’s note: This post was last updated on May 27, 2022 with new information.

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