The route again from the Covid-19 pandemic seems more and more treacherous for the cruise sector, with AIDA the most recent line to increase a partial suspension of crusing.
The Carnival-owned organisation confirmed right now it could not supply any itineraries with calls in the US or Canada for the remainder of 2020.
AIDA mentioned circumstances for worldwide journey to the 2 international locations weren’t at the moment in place.
In Canada, for instance, cruise calls is not going to be doable till the top of October, whereas within the USA there’s an entry cease for Europeans till additional discover.
The choice follows information from MSC Cruises earlier that it could not now return till a minimum of the top of July, whereas P&O Cruises confirmed earlier this week it could not carry passengers till October.
AIDA mentioned all friends booked on the impacted cruises would be told.
Bookings can be processed chronologically based on departure date.
“AIDA regrets very a lot that it’s not doable to supply friends the unforgettable vacation expertise they’d hoped for in the intervening time,” mentioned a press release.
“The main target is now on growing a framework of insurance policies and procedures for a restart.
“In doing so, AIDA is making an allowance for the forthcoming openings in European journey.
“The safety of friends and crewmembers’ well being are AIDA’s prime precedence at any time.
“For this goal, AIDA is in shut coordination with the completely different nationwide and worldwide authorities and well being organisations.”