Carnival Corp brands to restart more than 50% of fleet next month

Carnival Corporation expects to have more than 50% of its fleet capacity operating by the end of next month.

Currently, eight of the company’s nine brands – excluding P&O Cruises Australia – have resumed passenger sailings. At the end of October the Carnival brands will have 42 ships sailing.

Ships are operating off the coasts of the US, Mexico, the UK and in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.

Carnival Cruise Line plans to have 13 ships sailing in October and a total of 17 vessels by the end of 2021.

Next month, Princess Cruises is scheduled to have six ships sailing and Holland America Line expects to have four ships in operation.

By next spring, Seabourn plans to operate its full fleet, including new expedition ship Seabourn Venture, in April 2022.

P&O Cruises plans to have three ships in operation in October, with a total of four vessels sailing by the end of the year.

Like Seabourn, P&O Cruises has announced plans to operate its full fleet by spring 2022.

Cunard is scheduled to have two of its three ships operating by the end of 2021.

The announcement came ahead of the latest quarterly update from the cruise company due later today (Friday).

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