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These Are the World's Most (and Least) Powerful Passports in 2023

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

"For global citizens, a better measure of economic mobility and fiscal opportunity afforded by their passports is to look at the percentage share of global GDP accessible to them visa-free.

Key Points: 
  • "For global citizens, a better measure of economic mobility and fiscal opportunity afforded by their passports is to look at the percentage share of global GDP accessible to them visa-free.
  • On a macro level, the new study by Henley & Partners reveals that just 6% of passports worldwide give their holders visa-free access to more than 70% of the global economy.
  • And only 17% of countries give their passport holders visa-free access to more than four-fifths of the world's 227 destinations.
  • The lowest ranked Afghanistan passport provides visa-free access to just 12% of the world and less than 1% of global economic output.

These Are the World's Most (and Least) Powerful Passports in 2023

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

"For global citizens, a better measure of economic mobility and fiscal opportunity afforded by their passports is to look at the percentage share of global GDP accessible to them visa-free.

Key Points: 
  • "For global citizens, a better measure of economic mobility and fiscal opportunity afforded by their passports is to look at the percentage share of global GDP accessible to them visa-free.
  • On a macro level, the new study by Henley & Partners reveals that just 6% of passports worldwide give their holders visa-free access to more than 70% of the global economy.
  • And only 17% of countries give their passport holders visa-free access to more than four-fifths of the world's 227 destinations.
  • The lowest ranked Afghanistan passport provides visa-free access to just 12% of the world and less than 1% of global economic output.

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)'s NusaTrip Opens Regional Office in Singapore to Service Booming Rebound in Southeast Asia Travel Market

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

SINGAPORE, Jan 4, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - NusaTrip, Indonesia's first IATA-certified online travel agency (OTA) and the travel vertical of Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), today announces the opening of its first regional office in Singapore and first office outside of Indonesia.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Jan 4, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - NusaTrip, Indonesia's first IATA-certified online travel agency (OTA) and the travel vertical of Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), today announces the opening of its first regional office in Singapore and first office outside of Indonesia.
  • Customers in Singapore can now directly book flights and hotel rooms and pay in local currency on NusaTrip.com's dedicated website for Singapore travelers.
  • "Singapore's strategic location at the center of Southeast Asia (SEA) make it a preferred destination for travelers from around the globe.
  • Leveraging SEA's soaring momentum of the travel and tourism industry recovery post-COVID-19 pandemic, NusaTrip is expanding its offering beyond air travel.

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)'s NusaTrip Opens Regional Office in Singapore to Service Booming Rebound in Southeast Asia Travel Market

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- NusaTrip , Indonesia’s first IATA-certified online travel agency (OTA) and the travel vertical of Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), today announces the opening of its first regional office in Singapore and first office outside of Indonesia.

Key Points: 
  • Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- NusaTrip , Indonesia’s first IATA-certified online travel agency (OTA) and the travel vertical of Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), today announces the opening of its first regional office in Singapore and first office outside of Indonesia.
  • Customers in Singapore can now directly book flights and hotel rooms and pay in local currency on NusaTrip.com’s dedicated website for Singapore travelers.
  • Singapore's strategic location at the center of Southeast Asia (SEA) make it a preferred destination for travelers from around the globe.
  • Leveraging SEA’s soaring momentum of the travel and tourism industry recovery post-COVID-19 pandemic, NusaTrip is expanding its offering beyond air travel.

2022: The MILESTONE YEAR

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

In many ways, it reflects the fourth industrial revolution, which is more significant, and its ramifications more profound, than in any prior period of human history.

Key Points: 
  • In many ways, it reflects the fourth industrial revolution, which is more significant, and its ramifications more profound, than in any prior period of human history.
  • With the private jet traffic setting new records in 2022, experts predict up to 8,500 new business jet deliveries until 2031, which amounts to an estimated total value of US$ 274 billion.
  • At the same time, sustainability is at the top of the agenda to ensure that the industry develops in line with the decarbonisation goals set by IATA.
  • For the first time, Jetex invites you to discover the latest trends in private aviation, and what will shape the global industry in the future in its interactive annual review.

Chairman of the Board Of Avia Solutions Group Gediminas Ziemelis: Aviation could see $779 billion in total revenues in 2023

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Current statistics by the World Economic Forum predict that the net earnings for the global aviation industry will clock at $4.7 billion, although lower than the $26.4 billion reported in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Current statistics by the World Economic Forum predict that the net earnings for the global aviation industry will clock at $4.7 billion, although lower than the $26.4 billion reported in 2019.
  • As the industry warms up for 2023 prospects, aviation experts and air transport associations like IATA anticipates a return to profitability, effectiveness, and fewer disruptions.
  • The airline industry is projected to reach $779 billion in total revenues in 2023, owing to the growing passenger demand.
  • Revenues from this aviation segment will increase to $149.4 billion, representing a $52 billion drop in figures reported in the last quarter of 2022.

Chairman of the Board Of Avia Solutions Group Gediminas Ziemelis: Aviation could see $779 billion in total revenues in 2023

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Current statistics by the World Economic Forum predict that the net earnings for the global aviation industry will clock at $4.7 billion, although lower than the $26.4 billion reported in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Current statistics by the World Economic Forum predict that the net earnings for the global aviation industry will clock at $4.7 billion, although lower than the $26.4 billion reported in 2019.
  • As the industry warms up for 2023 prospects, aviation experts and air transport associations like IATA anticipates a return to profitability, effectiveness, and fewer disruptions.
  • The airline industry is projected to reach $779 billion in total revenues in 2023, owing to the growing passenger demand.
  • Revenues from this aviation segment will increase to $149.4 billion, representing a $52 billion drop in figures reported in the last quarter of 2022.

Vietravel Airlines Officially Flies First International Route Hanoi - Bangkok

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Monday, December 19, 2022

HANOI, Vietnam, Dec. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vietravel Airlines is pleased to announce the official launch of its first international route Hanoi – Bangkok which will be open to service by the end of 2022.

Key Points: 
  • HANOI, Vietnam, Dec. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vietravel Airlines is pleased to announce the official launch of its first international route Hanoi – Bangkok which will be open to service by the end of 2022.
  • The event marks the 2-year milestone in operation of Vietravel Airlines, owned by Vietravel Holdings, the leading tourism service provider in Vietnam.
  • With the newly available route, Vietravel Airlines hopes to facilitate tourism development and offer customers with more affordable traveling options.
  • The new round-trip route Hanoi – Bangkok serviced by Vietravel Airlines will have the frequency of one flight per day, departing Noi Bai International Airport at 11:55 AM with a competitive price for such an international route.

Society Pass / NusaTrip Expands Flight Routes and Fares Offering through Connection with Regional Low-Cost Carriers: JetStar Airways, VietJet Air, NokAir, Thai Smile Air, and Thai Lion Air

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Monday, December 5, 2022

NokAir, a subsidiary of Thai Airways International, is a SkyTrax-certified 3-star low-cost airline and offers flights to 25 destinations throughout Thailand and Myanmar.

Key Points: 
  • NokAir, a subsidiary of Thai Airways International, is a SkyTrax-certified 3-star low-cost airline and offers flights to 25 destinations throughout Thailand and Myanmar.
  • NusaTrip offers ease of travel options from arranging multiple airlines / routes to serving personalised flight preferences.
  • Society Pass completed an initial public offering and began trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker SOPA in November 2021.
  • It has invested 2+ years building proprietary IT architecture to effectively scale and support its consumers, merchants, and acquisitions.

VistaJet continues on its path to reduce emissions with latest sustainability move

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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Thomas Flohr, Founder and Chairman, VistaJet said: “Together as an industry we can reshape the way we conduct business.

Key Points: 
  • Thomas Flohr, Founder and Chairman, VistaJet said: “Together as an industry we can reshape the way we conduct business.
  • At VistaJet, we are very proud of the progress we have made and we hope that others will adopt our recommendations.
  • VistaJet is simultaneously making every effort to reduce the industry’s impact on the environment.
  • Proving its commitment to change, in April 2021 VistaJet pledged to be fully carbon neutral across its entire business by 2025.