Here at icelolly.com, we’re always keen to share the latest news and initiatives from our partners and other travel brands, especially when it comes to the health and wellbeing of holidaymakers. That’s why we’ve rounded up all the information we can find about what companies are doing to help control the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus.
The group have committed to gradually reduce their flight activity over the coming days. This reduction in capacity is currently scheduled to last two months.
Alongside cancelling three quarters of all flights across the International Airlines Group (Aer Lingus, British Airways, IAG Cargo, Iberia and Vueling) as a result of COVID-19, BA have reviewed and made changes to their cleaning programme for aircraft to ensure they are fully disinfected after each flight.
easyJet has undertaken further significant cancellations and warn that the pandemic could result in the grounding of the majority of their fleet.
The cruise line has temporarily suspended all new cruises until 11 April 2020.
The company has voluntarily halted operations meaning that all Princess Cruises sailings have been cancelled until 10 May 2020.
Within the next 10 days, Ryanair have pledged to ground the majority of its fleet, with all flights tipped to be stopped throughout April and May.
The Tui Group, which includes recognisable brands like First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays, announced that they will temporarily be suspending package holidays, cruises and hotel operations until further notice. The cancellations follow the recent government guidelines on travel operations.
Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages has pressed pause on the launch of the new cruise line which was scheduled to set sail in April 2020. It is now expected to enjoy it’s inaugural sailing season in July.
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