Travel is one of the most rewarding experiences we can have, but safety is a top concern for most of us. Even the best destinations can turn into a trauma instead of a pleasant memory if there are dangers to health or property of the traveler. It is essential to do some research and know the risks of every destination before buying your ticket. Travelling for fun should not be like taking chances in a game of blackjack.
Finavia's summer 2023 flight list: Nearly 150 direct flights around the world
Finnish airport operator, Finavia, has released its summer flight schedule, which reveals almost 150 direct flight routes from its airports. The company will open seven new routes, restoring several others that were suspended due to the pandemic. There will also be more frequent flights to existing destinations. Passengers can look forward to a variety of exciting new destinations, including Central European cities and Southern European seaside resorts.
Discovering the diversity and natural wonders of Malaysia
Now is the perfect time for everyone to visit Malaysia. Located at the heart of Southeast Asia, Malaysia enjoys a strategic location and a year-round tropical climate. With 13 states, three Federal Territories and a population that currently stands at more than 30 million, Malaysia is well known for its cultural diversity – Malay, Chinese and Indian – and the unique ethnic communities such as the Kadazan-Dusuns and Ibans from Sabah and Sarawak. Together with the influence of the British, Portuguese, Dutch and Thais, Malaysia is indeed a blend of cultures.
Eurowings and Air France to launch direct flights from Düsseldorf and Paris to Kittilä in December
German airline Eurowings and French airline Air France are launching direct flights from Düsseldorf and Paris to Kittilä. Eurowings will start operating on 24 December and the route will be operated once a week on Saturdays until 25 March. Air France will start direct flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport to Kittilä Airport on 10 December and will operate until 12 March.
Europe’s aviation chaos crushes confidence in flying
With multiple news reports of flight cancellations, as airports, suffering with staff shortages, struggle to cope with surging demand, ForwardKeys has taken a closer look at air traffic disruption, by analysing recent trends in intra-European flight bookings for travel in July and August and changes in seat capacity. It shows that a fall in consumer confidence, which began in the last week of May, has rapidly worsened, as last-minute bookings in the week running up to 10th July were down by 44%, compared with 2019 levels. Bookings from Amsterdam were down by 59% and from London by 41%.
1.2 million travel & tourism jobs across the EU will remain unfilled unless urgent action is taken
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) warn the Travel & Tourism sector’s recovery could be put at serious risk if almost 1.2 million jobs remain unfilled across the EU.
The challenging summer labour shortfall has been revealed by WTTC in its latest analysis of the sector and calls for urgent action to address this critical issue.
Airlines coping with the revival of travel after a pandemic
After a period of relative quiet, the airline industry is now facing a renewed surge in travel as people return to work and normalcy. Airlines are cautiously optimistic about their prospects for the rest of the year after months of steep booking declines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some routes are seeing increased demand, others remain sluggish. Airlines are still struggling to accommodate passengers best while maintaining social distancing guidelines.
5 best cities to visit during the summer
Summertime is the best time to travel! The weather is nice, and the crowds are smaller. Finland is a great summer vacation spot because Finns celebrate their summer passionately. Many Finnish towns mainly come to life from May through August. So, what's summer-like in a Finnish city? Think festivals, saunas, kayaking, paddling, cruises, events, and white nights. Here are 5 of the best cities to visit during the summer months.
Travelling abroad? See Customs’ tips for returnees
You are going on a trip abroad and your mind revolves around the weather at the destination and around what to pack. At this stage, few people think about the return trip. However, at the latest when you leave for home, it is good to be aware that you can’t bring back whatever you want to Finland. Before travelling, you should learn in advance about import restrictions and prohibitions to avoid unpleasant surprises when you arrive at customs.
Finavia’s flight list for the summer: Lots of new routes – interesting American and Asian destinations are included
“There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in the south.
Hot Springs and Heli-Skiing in Hokkaido
Japan is high on many travel-lover’s bucket lists, and where better to visit next than its northernmost prefecture! Hokkaido is world-famous for its amazingly deep powder snow, unique cultural nuances, and the freshest culinary delights. As societies are slowly beginning to open up again and traveling abroad resumes worldwide, you may be thinking about tuning up the downhill equipment and planning your next snowy peak adventure.