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Heathrow passengers back to levels seen in 1960s | News

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

Monthly passenger numbers at Heathrow fell below 500,000 last month, the lowest since 1966. The airport said the decline was due to the ban on all but essential travel, blanket quarantine, pre-departure and post-arrival testing. In total, just 461,000 passengers made a trip from Heathrow, down 91 per cent from last year. Limits on passenger […]

New form required for passengers travelling internationally from England | News

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

Passengers travelling internationally from Monday will need to carry a new form that sets out their trip is permitted under the stay-at-home restrictions, the government has announced. The form must be downloaded, signed before travel and carried, or is downloaded onto a mobile phone. Carriers will be checking the forms have been completed before boarding, […]

Which? urges passengers to book direct with providers | News

Which? urges passengers to book direct with providers | News

Holidaymakers are usually better off avoiding booking sites when arranging a holiday and booking directly with a travel provider instead, according to Which?. The consumer organisation surveyed nearly 5,000 members about their experiences with various travel booking sites, broken down into flight booking sites, accommodation booking sites and travel comparison sites. The results highlighted a […]

Emirates launches new insurance to passengers | News

Emirates launches new insurance to passengers | News

Emirates customers can now plan their travels as the airline unveils the latest industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top of its current Covid-19 cover. Provided by Emirates at no additional cost to its customers, and provided by AIG Travel, this cover is the first of its kind in the airline and […]

Emirates launches biometric pathway to Dubai passengers | News

Emirates launches biometric pathway to Dubai passengers | News

Emirates has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International airport. The contactless airport experience is now open to passengers travelling from and through Dubai. The integrated biometric path will give passengers a seamless travel journey from specific check-in to boarding gates, improving customer flow through the airport with less document checks and less queuing. […]

IATA seeks to reassure passengers over onboard Covid-19 transmission risks | News

IATA annual general meeting heads online | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has sought to demonstrate the low incidence of in-flight Covid-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of Covid-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey (inclusive of confirmed, probable and […]

New protective equipment for premium Etihad passengers | News

New protective equipment for premium Etihad passengers | News

Etihad Airways has launched new protective wear for first and business class guests. As part of its new health and hygiene programme, Etihad Wellness, premium passengers will receive a snood style facemask for use throughout their journey and beyond. The soft reusable snood has been treated with MicrobeBarrier fabric treatment, a broad-spectrum antimicrobial treatment, laboratory […]

Jet2 brings passengers home from Spain early | News

Jet2 brings passengers home from Spain early | News

Jet2 has been asking holidaymakers in the Balearic and Canary Islands to end holidays early as the government reintroduces quarantine rules. The Foreign & Commonwealth Officer earlier this week began advising against all but essential travel to the Spanish destinations, leaving travellers already there in limbo. In response, Jet2 said it cannot keep sending empty […]

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