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Aidaperla started Canaries trip
In the evening of Dec 5, 2020, at 11.30 p.m. the 'Aidaperla' started its first post-pandemic cruise in Las Palmas for a one-week-trip to the Canaries. The shuo had on board about 600 passengers. All of them had to present a negative COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours. First port of call was Santa Cruz de Palma on Dec 7.
Re-start cancelled due to missing permission
AIDA had to postpone the re-start of the 'AIDAPerla' and 'AIDAMar' from Hamburg and Warnemünde. The ships had not got the required permission by the flag state Italy which had been expected on July 31. Die entsprechende Genehmigung aus Italien war zuletzt für den 31. Affected where the trips of the 'AIDAperla on Aug 5, 8 an 12 from Hamburg and 'AIDAmar' frmo Warnemünde on Aug 12. The first cruise of AIDA was now expected to be the sailings of the 'AIDAblu' on Aug 16 from Kiel and the 'AIDAmar' on Aug 16 from and the 'AIDAperla on Aug 15 from Hamburg.
AIDAPerla first AIDA ship to set sail again
The 'AIDAperla' will be the first ship of AIDA Cruiseto resume cruising. Three of its ships would resume operations in August, ending a coronavirus pandemic-induced hiatus that began in March. Unsurprisingly, sailing will look a little different, with new health and hygiene protocols but no port calls – at least not at first.. The 'AIDAperla' will sail from Hamburg on Aug. 5. A week after AIDAperla' makes her return, the 'AIDAmar' will sail from the Baltic port of Warnemünde near Rostock on Aug 12. The 'AIDAblu' will follow on Aug. 16, sailing from Kiel. Bookings for the three sailings were opened to the public on July 9. To ensure passengers' onboard safety, AIDA worked with authorities to create new health standards including regional and national government authorities in Germany, that country's public health instituteand the World Health Organization, according to Frizzell. The revamped health protocol begins during the booking process, through preparation for cruising, and continues through embarkation, the voyage, disembarkation and the return of passengers to their homes. .The AIDA health protocol is in accordance with the EU Healthy Gateways guidance.Upload News