Travel news: Storms and staff shortages disrupt spring break plans
Here’s what’s been happening in the travel news this week.
Travel Chaos in Europe
There was a sharp rise in Covid infections in the UK after restrictions were lifted in early March, although this has started to decline. British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic are among the UK airlines that have relaxed their mask mandates.
Covid rates and restrictions
Back to Anthony Bourdain
A new documentary from CNN Films and HBO Max about Anthony Bourdain will air on CNN this Sunday, April 10.
A render showing Condor’s new candy-colored striped aircraft.
China is getting into the hypersonic flight game with a new plane from Beijing-based Space Transportation, which hopes to carry passengers at twice the speed of Concorde by the 2030s.
World’s largest plane destroyed
A CNN crew saw the wreckage of the world’s largest plane for the first time after the Russian military withdrew from a strategic airfield outside kyiv.
In case you missed it
Before you think “karaoke and Prosecco”, note that it’s alcohol-free and tech-free.
Think you can maneuver a 300 meter (984 foot) vessel through rough seas and narrow waterways?
Where the journey is part of the adventure.
Get ready, travel
Packing for the holidays can take a lot of preparation, and even more so if you’re currently carrying an extra passenger.
Top image: Travelers sit outside the Covid-19 testing center in Terminal 3 at London Heathrow Airport on April 6, 2022. (Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images)