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Space, privacy, and the great outdoors: This is Finland

Gulf News 23 Sep 2021
“So much about the future remains uncertain, but we’re taking every possible step to create an environment where visitors are safe and stay healthy,” says Kristiina Hietasaari, Head of Visit Finland ... In this sense, Finland offers the best conditions for post-pandemic travel ... Kristiina Hietasaari, Head of Visit Finland Image Credit.

Chile, Fiji and South Africa are ready for travelers to come back

The Citizens 18 Sep 2021
The two pups started working at Miami International Airport (MIA) this week and are tasked with sniffing the face masks of all airport employees when they arrive at work ... Miami is the first airport in the U.S. to have trained covid-sniffing dogs, but similar pup programs exist in Finland and the United Arab Emirates.

Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Metro UK 17 Sep 2021
Miami joined Dubai in deploying medical detection dogs at its airports this week (Picture ... The first ever full-time deployments of Covid-detecting dogs at an airport has begun in Dubai ... A number of countries including Finland and France have previously set smaller teams of canines to work in airports as part of pilot schemes.

Here’s what we know: A dog’s life is our life, too

The News Banner 15 Sep 2021
Friday evening the first segment on The Rachel Maddow Show was about dogs sniffing out coronavirus in employees at Miami International Airport ... While Miami International is the first airport in the U.S. to use canines to sniff out the virus, the United Arab Emirates and Finland began using dogs last summer.

Miami Becomes First US Airport To Test COVID-19 Detector Dogs

Simple Flying 11 Sep 2021
Miami International Airport (MIA) has taken a ground-breaking step in its efforts to reduce the risk of coronavirus on its premises ... Miami International Airport ... A month later, Finland’s Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) also implemented a similar system as part of its attempts to minimize the risk of coronavirus on its premises.

Coronavirus-sniffing dogs unleashed at Miami airport to detect virus in employees

Yahoo Daily News 10 Sep 2021
If a dog signals the odor of the virus on a person, that individual will be asked to take a rapid coronavirus test, the airport said.  ... Though Miami is the first American airport to use dogs to detect the virus, countries like the United Arab Emirates and Finland began testing the idea last summer. Story continues.

Coronavirus-sniffing dogs unleashed at Miami airport to detect COVID in employees

Stars and Stripes 09 Sep 2021
Employees at Miami International Airport who go through the standard security check for weapons and other prohibited items now have another layer of screening before they start work ... Though Miami is the first American airport to use dogs to detect the virus, countries like the United Arab Emirates and Finland began testing the idea last summer.

In France, dogs are sniffing out whether people have Covid-19

Raw Story 06 Sep 2021
He may also wind up working at German old people's homes too ... "In the middle of the pandemic, that was something that gave people hope and joy," said Susanna Paavilainen, of the Nose Academy, which deployed the dogs at the airport. While the pilot project is over, many hope that dogs could lend their support at Finland's borders ... .

'Never seen anything like it': Celebrity chef James Martin is caught in the Heathrow scrum ...

The Daily Mail 05 Sep 2021
Celebrity chef James Martin has claimed he has 'never seen anything like it' after he became caught up in the queueing madness at London Heathrow airport yesterday. The 49-year-old took to Twitter yesterday evening to express his shock at the scenes he had witnessed in the airport as people waited in tightly-packed areas upon arrival.

European airlines expecting strong travel revival

China Daily 03 Sep 2021
  ... He said the Dublin-based carrier has responded by launching 14 new routes from London airports-including to resorts in Spain, Italy, Finland, and Sweden-with an expectation that demand will return fully to pre-pandemic levels ... "Through the winter, pricing will continue to build, but it will still be below pre-COVID," he said ... .

Today's Crossword: Canine COVID-19 detectors are in the making!

Gulf News 02 Sep 2021
But can they smell the coronavirus, too? ... The study has far-reaching implications related to ensuring people’s safety in public places, and the possibility of canine patrols in airports and stadiums. In fact, dogs have already been deployed in Finland’s Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport to detect infected passengers ... .

Dolores Margaret Lundin

Hibbing Daily Tribune 01 Sep 2021
Dolores Margaret Lundin passed away on Saturday, Aug ... She was an international traveler and worked in Finland for the South African ambassador for 2 years. She spoke Finnish fluently and truly was Sand Lake’s ambassador to Finland ... On one of her several trips to Finland, she was welcomed by the Finnish choir at the Helsinki airport ... .

Ryanair Reveals 14 New London Routes Equalling 500 More Jobs

Simple Flying 31 Aug 2021
From this airport, Ryanair will launch new routes to, Helsinki, Finland Oradea, Romania Stockholm, Sweden Tampere, Finland Trapani, Itlay Treviso, Italy Zagreb, Croatia Ryanair launched seven routes from Stansted (red), six routes from Luton (navy), and one route from Gatwick (blue).

Canada, US advance to women's hockey final

Caledonian Record 31 Aug 2021
Alex Carpenter and Abbey Murphy scored in the second period, and the United States beat Finland 3-0 on Monday in the first semifinal ... “We knew we had to come out hard and fast and take away any chances for Finland and I think we did just that,” U.S ... “I was really impressed by how our team controlled the tempo against a skilled team like Finland.

‘Never a better time’ to book a winter break – Ryanair

Belfast Telegraph 31 Aug 2021
Ryanair announced that it will operate 14 new routes from London airports this winter. From Stansted it will serve Helsinki and Tampere in Finland; Oradea in Romania; Stockholm, Sweden; Trapani and Treviso in Italy; and Zagreb, Croatia ... crew and engineers at its London airports.

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