Showing posts with label Aruba Air Travel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Aruba Air Travel. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Coronavirus and Travel: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus Pandemic and Travel Refunds

There are still inconsistencies across the travel industry regarding refunds and changes. You may even get different answers from the same company, depending on the representative you speak to. Use this information to learn about your official refund rights according to various providers. Read MORE

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020

Slow start expected at Aruba Airport

There’s tremendous hope as we look forward and see light at the end of the tunnel.

Aruba Bound

ORANJESTAD – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) since the start of the crisis has been in close contact with all airline partners and stakeholders who were affected due to the global impact on air travel. AAA will continue to communicate with transparency by providing general updates on the destination and air service as AAA continues to actively evaluate re-opening strategies. As tourism is the lifeline of Aruba’s economy, AAA will continue to play an integral part of the Economic Recovery process.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Essential, must read information for all travelers to Aruba

Aruba Bound

The following information reflects the most up-to-date information as it pertains to Aruba’s reopening protocols and procedures. Aruba’s health and safety protocols will be revisited and reevaluated on an ongoing basis. Based on the ever-changing situation, we recommend all visitors check Aruba.com frequently for any changes to dates, markets, required procedures and more. This information is subject to change at the discretion of the Government of Aruba.

Reopening dates & permitted regions and countries

As of June 10, 2020, the government of Aruba officially announced the country will reopen its borders and once again welcome inbound travel. The decision to reopen borders, which were closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in early-March, was made in conjunction with the Aruba Department of Public Health (DPH) and took into consideration the ongoing guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Aruba Announces Nationwide Health and Safety Protocols Ahead of Summer Arrivals

New 'Aruba Health & Happiness Code' Gold Certification to Protect Visitors' Travel Experience

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ORANJESTAD, Aruba, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Aruba Tourism Authority  (A.T.A) and the Department of Public Health announced the 'Aruba Health & Happiness Code,' a stringent cleaning and hygiene certification program that will be mandatory for all tourism related businesses across the country.
"As we prepare to reopen our borders, it is critical to evolve and innovate as a tourism destination to protect our local community and future travelers once they reach our shores," said Danguillaume Oduber, Minister of Tourism, Public Health and Sport of Aruba. "We want all visitors to feel reassured in traveling to our One happy island, knowing we worked together as a nation to implement the highest health and safety protocols through every step of their journey."

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Tentative plans for reopening Aruba’s borders


Tentative plans for reopening Aruba’s borders announced. Read MORE

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Coronavirus and Travel: What You Need to Know

Aruba Bound

Many of us have hundreds (and possibly thousands) of dollars worth of air travel, accommodations and tours booked for future travel that we now know won’t happen anytime soon.

In fact, nearly 94 million Americans have canceled or plan to cancel travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent survey by personal finance site WalletHub.

Read MORE: Coronavirus Pandemic and Travel Refunds

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

What Can I Bring? : U.S. Transportation Security Administration

Planning ahead and packing properly can facilitate the screening process and ease your travel experience at the airport. Know what you can pack in your carry-on and checked baggage before arriving at the airport by reviewing these lists HERE.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus update: US airlines make major schedule cuts

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Here are the latest waivers and cancellations currently in place at U.S. airlines.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Aruba COVID-19 situation UPDATE - March 15, 2020


Update from Queen Beatrix International Airport

On March 15, 2020 the Government announced a complete “Lockdown” for all international incoming passengers starting mid-night tomorrow (16th to the 17th), ending on the 31st of March 2020. Read MORE

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Aruba COVID-19 situation UPDATE - March 14, 2020

Update from Queen Beatrix International Airport

Yesterday afternoon the Government of Aruba (GOA) officially confirmed the first two cases that were tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. As a result, the GOA has taken the following measures that will impact operations at Queen Beatrix International Airport:

- Effective March 16th, 2020 (0:00 hrs UTC -4) until March 31st, 2020, it is prohibited to transport passengers to Aruba who within fourteen (14) days before his or her check-in for a flight bound to Aruba has been in the following countries/regions: China (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), Singapore, Iran, Korea (Rep), Japan, the European Union, Great Britain, Switzerland or Norway. The above travel prohibition does not apply to:

1. Passengers who are legal residents of Aruba (passenger can prove this by showing an Aruban driving license or Aruban ID card), or
2. Passengers born in Aruba (place of birth is stated in passport).

- Screening at airport for arriving passengers starting March 14, 2020.

We understand that you may have a lot of questions at this time with regard to certain aspects related to the airport operation as a result of the recent developments.

We do advise that you contact your airline directly to verify if your flights to/from Aruba will continue as planned or if there are any changes as effects of the recent measures taken by the GOA.

Additionally you can always visit our website www.airportaruba.com to see live arrival and departure times to see if there are any changes.

We will continue you to provide you with the latest developments and updates as they become available. In the meantime, we highly encourage all staff members and passengers to take all the necessary precautions to protect the health of everyone. Tips are shared throughout the airport terminal and via our social media channels. Read MORE

Friday, March 13, 2020

Aruba's Official Statement Regarding Coronavirus


The government of Aruba's official statement on the Corona virus COVID-19 and how this affects you.

Quick facts on the status of COVID-19 in Aruba followed by an official statement from the Government of Aruba regarding traveler health requirements. Read HERE.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

What to Do If You Lose Your Passport While Traveling

Aruba Bound
Here are the steps to take to remedy the situation and resume your travels.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

9 Things You Should Never Pack in a Checked Bag

Aruba Bound
Check out the nine things you should never pack in checked luggage, whether for safety or practical purposes.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Be at the Airport 3 Hours Prior to Your Flight

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Queen Beatrix International Airport - Aruba

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Tips to Save Time and Money on Travel This Holiday Season

Gathering with your loved ones for the holidays is an exciting proposition, but it can be an expensive and time-consuming one too.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Aruba Airport Authority selects Arcadis for terminal expansion project

Arcardis has secured a contract to provide contract management and technical supervision services at Queen Beatrix International Airport

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Amsterdam, 12 November, 2019 – Arcadis (ARCAD.NX), the leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets, today announced that it has been appointed by Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) to deliver contract management and technical supervision services for the terminal expansion of Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport (Aruba Airport).

Aruba Airport’s Gateway 2030 project encompasses a redevelopment and expansion project at the airport. Aruba Airport is currently one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean Region, with 29 different airlines contributing in processing over 2.5 million passengers per year.