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Airlines plead for Covid tests at airports to save industry 

Airlines plead for Covid tests at airports for all passengers globally to save industry By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 22:11 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 23:27 BST, 22 September 2020 Airlines have pleaded for Covid-19 tests to be rolled out at airports so that the industry can begin to recover. The … Read more Airlines plead for Covid tests at airports to save industry 

Airlines continue to trim schedules as consumer confidence wavers

The way in which people are booking flights has altered massively thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Many have seen holiday plans scuppered in recent months and a battle to obtain refunds. However, appetite for an overseas trip hasn’t waned for everyone – and it appears last minute bookings, to see what countries are on the … Read more Airlines continue to trim schedules as consumer confidence wavers

Singapore Airlines is planning trips that start and end at the SAME airport to boost business

Step aboard the flight to nowhere! Singapore Airlines is planning trips that start and end at the SAME airport in a bid to boost business Singapore Airlines Group could launch flights to nowhere by the end of October The three-hour round trip would take off and land at Singapore’s Changi Airport It comes as the … Read more Singapore Airlines is planning trips that start and end at the SAME airport to boost business

Airlines UK boss TIM ALDERSLADE: So how bad does it have to get before Boris acts?

Pictured: Tim Alderslade, CEO of Airlines UK Do you remember when this Government was talking up its vision of a post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’? It was a noble ambition, in keeping with our proud island history. Then came the pandemic and Brexit took a back seat. Now as we emerge from the aftermath and attention focuses … Read more Airlines UK boss TIM ALDERSLADE: So how bad does it have to get before Boris acts?

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: It’s not just the airlines – UK plc is in a tailspin as well

Britannia may rule the airwaves once more, but it’s a pity the same can’t be said for the airways. New BBC director-general Tim Davie might have overturned the ludicrous ban on singing traditional patriotic songs at the Proms.  Yet what’s the point of belting out Land Of Hope And Glory when the country is still … Read more RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: It’s not just the airlines – UK plc is in a tailspin as well

United Airlines to start laying off up to 16,000 workers

United Airlines said Wednesday it plans to lay off up to 16,000 workers starting in October amid a prolonged industry downturn due to the coronavirus. The big US carrier, which had previously said as many as 36,000 workers could be terminated, said early retirement and other programs had lessened the need for even deeper cuts, … Read more United Airlines to start laying off up to 16,000 workers

London to New York ‘air corridor’ considered to save airlines

Pressure grows for London to New York ‘air corridor’: Britons could be allowed to fly to the Big Apple without having to quarantine on return The reopening of the route would rescue airlines that rely on trans-Atlantic travel If it gets the go-ahead, New York could be the UK’s first ‘regional travel corridor’ This would … Read more London to New York ‘air corridor’ considered to save airlines

Airlines plead with Boris Johnson to introduce airport coronavirus tests to get round quarantine

Greece is one country whose Covid-19 figures are likely to be scrutinised closely by the UK Government over the next few days. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps last week said quarantine measures could be introduced for any country recording a seven-day rate of more than 20 cases per 100,000 people. In Greece, the latest seven-day rate … Read more Airlines plead with Boris Johnson to introduce airport coronavirus tests to get round quarantine

Travel industry faces quarantine crisis: Airlines, Eurostar and ferry companies slash services

The travel industry has today been plunged further into crisis as transport firms announced they have slashed capacity and routes due to a drop in demand. Budget airline easyJet axed bases in Stansted, Southend and Newcastle in a cost-cutting drive – as Ryanair grounded flight capacity by a fifth.  Meanwhile Brittany Ferries, which run 12 ships … Read more Travel industry faces quarantine crisis: Airlines, Eurostar and ferry companies slash services