Flight cancellation rates dip as travellers' fears about Covid-19 variant Omicron ease

Experts expect most travellers to proceed with their plans for the traditional year-end holiday season despite the additional inconvenience and uncertainty. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - Travellers seem less spooked now by Omicron, with fewer of them cancelling their flights compared with when the Covid-19 variant first emerged.

The cancellation rate for flight bookings into Singapore has fallen to 41 per cent as at Wednesday (Dec 8), after peaking at 58 per cent on Dec 2, air travel analytics firm ForwardKeys told The Straits Times.

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