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MPs call for government to maintain limits on international travel | News

MPs call for government to maintain limits on international travel | News

A cross-party parliamentary group has urged the government to introduce stricter checks at airports and curbs on international travel to prevent Covid-19 cases being imported into the UK. There are particular fears over new variants of the virus that could evade current vaccines. In a report published today, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Coronavirus […]

Aviation leaders call for further support in Budget | News

Virgin Atlantic returns to Manchester Airport | News

Northern airport bosses have joined forces to call on government to back their struggling sector in its Budget this week, while developing a manageable, realistic and cost-effective system that would enable travel to restart in mid-May. Leaders of gateways in all parts of the north of England have written to prime minister, Boris Johnson, urging […]

IATA latest to call on government to reopen aviation sector | News

UNWTO: 2020 was worst year on record for tourism | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has added its voice to a chorus of demands for the UK government to include a vision for lifting border restrictions in a speech next week. Restarting air transport must be included in recovery plans for the UK economy, due to be outlined on Monday by prime minister Boris […]

Saudi Arabia reiterates call for foreign investment in hospitality sector | News

Saudi Arabia reiterates call for foreign investment in hospitality sector | News

Saudi Arabia presents a unique opportunity for investors, delegates at the Future Hospitality Summit have been told. Khalid Al-Falih, minister of investment for the country, told attendees from the around the world that the tourism sector in Saudi was poised for sustained growth, and invited them to participate. “There are few destinations that have the […]

ABTA issues new call for government support | News

Chancellor cuts hospitality VAT to boost economy | News

Convened by ABTA, the Save Future Travel Coalition has written to the UK treasury and other relevant departments with a joint budget submission. The travel industry group has outlined plans for tailored support for the sector. The letter highlights the strategic and economic importance of both outbound and inbound travel, and the serious situation that […]

Heathrow repeats urgent call for testing regime | News

Heathrow repeats urgent call for testing regime | News

The UK must introduce a testing on arrival regime if it wishes to maintain a leading position in global aviation, Heathrow chief executive John Holland-Kaye has argued. Echoing concerns from the International Air Transport Association earlier, he argued the country was already suffering. “Britain’s economic recovery is falling behind,” he said. “Heathrow’s traffic figures for […]

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