Even before the pandemic hit, the Virgin group was having trouble. Virgin America merged with Alaska Airlines. Virgin Australia was failing to gain momentum. Then, Virgin Atlantic failed to have a net profit. This was all before the aviation industry shut down. Since then, Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration. As well, Virgin Atlantic has … Read more COVID-19: What is Happening with Virgin Atlantic?
Aviation is a fickle industry. No other industry sees such high rises and low falls as airlines. Now, in this pandemic, another airline has gone into bankruptcy. As the New York Times earlier reported, this time it is Air Mauritius. It has been tough for airlines in Africa. This is the second national carrier to … Read more COVID-19: Air Mauritius Enters Voluntary Administration
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Australia is in shambles. With $3.17 Billion USD in debt, the airline entered into voluntary administration. Effectively, this is the Australian equivalent of declaring bankruptcy. As the Herald Sun first reported earlier today, the airline was already in deep trouble stopping all commercial flights earlier this month. While the airline vowed … Read more COVID-19: Virgin Australia Bites the Dust
It’s no big secret that COVID19 is wreaking havoc on the travel industry. With a lot of us couped up in our homes and eager to get outside, the question of summer travel is popping up more and more often. While it’s hard to predict when and how this situation subsides, we do have some … Read more COVID19: When and how will we travel again?
Re: Airlines and COVID19: Who will weather the storm? Looks like our theory is holding up. Government support is a big player in the industry during these trying times. That’s why, after the South African government pulled it’s funding, South African Airways’ story seems to be coming to an end. Lets see what happened to … Read more COVID19 Claims its first Airline: South African Airways
As the global pandemic drags on, COVID-19 has caused Canadian Airlines to tailspin. There has been a drastic reduction in flights and passengers taking to the air falling at a record pace. All this is to say that the industry is looking dire. So how has COVID-19 directly impacted Canadian airlines? Let’s take a look. … Read more Canadian Airlines and COVID-19: Update
Before beginning this article on repatriation flights, we must state one very important fact. We at NomadMiler do not promote traveling anywhere in any sort of way during this pandemic. Please stay home and flatten the curve. In the midst of this pandemic, we have heard of repatriation flights. Obviously, there is a lot of … Read more Repatriation Flights: How Do They Work During Covid-19?
Its no big secret that COVID19 is crunching airlines like twigs under a stampeding herd of elephants. So, the big question is this: what will air travel look like after all of this is behind us? The answer is somewhat complex and mainly depends on what the airline looked like before all of this started, … Read more Airlines and COVID19: Who will weather the storm?
On our recent trip to Hong Kong, we visited the SkyTeam Lounge before our EVA Air flight. The SkyTeam Lounge at Vancouver International Airport is a gem in a sea of underwhelming Priority Pass lounges. The lounge is open to business and first class passengers on international SkyTeam flights departing Vancouver (excluding Delta who operates … Read more Lounge Review: SkyTeam Lounge Vancouver
Let’s dive right in with our Platinum Card review. The Platinum Card from American Express is the best travel card available to consumers in Canada. You will enjoy various perks, including unlimited lounge access to some of the best lounges in the world, a generous travel credit, and, of course, a great and (ridiculously) flexible … Read more American Express Platinum Card Review- One of the Best Cards To Have (Canada)