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flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today the resumption of its operations to Naples in Italy. The three weekly flights to Naples International Airport (NAP) will commence on July 01 and offer passengers from the UAE more options for travel this summer.

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today the launch of two new summer routes. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Mykonos International Airport (JMK) and Santorini (Thira) Airport (JTR) between June 18 and September 29.

Cyprus Airways, the national flag carrier brand of Cyprus, continues to increase the number of flights from Larnaca with the launch of its new direct flights between Larnaca and Malta, enhancing Mediterranean interconnectivity.

Air Malta launched its summer flight schedule with a planned operation to 20 cities. During the six-month programme (covering May till October of this year), the airline is committed to operate 3,012 flights and will offer for sale over half a million seats.

Iberia is working with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on the development of the digital health passport known as the IATA Travel Pass, and it will be the first airline to launch it in Europe-Latin America routes, specifically in Uruguay, on its Madrid-Montevideo flights.

The IATA Travel Pass provides a consistent, predictable, and safe framework on a global basis with the dual aims of simplifying the travel experience and encouraging people to fly, while also streamlining the process of verifying the requisite health documents.

The new IATA Travel Pass is a smartphone app where the traveller can store, manage, and verify the health documents required by the different countries, specifically certificates of Covid-19 test results, and soon vaccination certificates as well.

Passengers who flew Madrid to Montevideo on IB6011 April 10 were the first to test this new app. Iberia has sent them all an email message to invite them to obtain the IATA Travel Pass by following these instructions on the iberia.com website:

Gabriel Perdiguero, customers, transformation, and systems director, Iberia, commented, “With safety our key consideration, we are counting on technology to reopen borders, encourage travel, and return to normal as quickly as possible. We are certain that the digital health passport will play a key role in this endeavour, and is the right path to facilitate the movement of people giving customers a simpler, faster, and more contactless airport experience. We want to accompany our customers in the digital transformation Iberia is experiencing, giving them new channels for interaction alongside traditional ones, and providing all possible support from the moment of booking to the end of their journey.

On March 29, flydubai’s first flight to Tirana touched down in the Albanian capital marking the start of service from Dubai.

Ryanair, on March 31 launched its biggest ever summer schedule in Cyprus, with 34 routes in total, including five new routes to Bari, Bologna, Corfu, Rhodes (operating from July) and Venice Treviso (operating from June), which will help boost Cyprus’s air traffic and tourism as vaccination programmes continue and Europe re-opens in time for the summer holiday season.

Cyprus Airways announced that it has updated its policy for basic fare tickets issued after February 12 of this year.

As the demand for holiday travel is expected to rise towards the summer months, Brussels Airlines wants to offer its customers attractive holiday destinations, together with its partners and tour operators. With a wide offer of holiday flights, the airline wants to provide its customers a positive outlook for the coming summer.

With up to three daily direct flights on the Athens - Larnaca route with the new state-of-the-art privately owned Airbus A320neo aircraft, SKY express expands its flight operations to fully cover the needs and requirements of the travelling public.