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13 JULY 2020
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In a remarkable collaboration the three global airline alliances, collectively representing over 50% of the world’s air traffic, have uniquely come together to highlight the measures airlines are adopting to assure the well-being of customers while travelling.
Lara Maughan, Head of Worldwide Airport Slots, IATA.
Singapore and the United Kingdom have commenced a series of trials to test the crew module of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council Aviation Recovery Taskforce (CART)1 ‘Take-off’ guidelines.
The Government chose yesterday (Sunday 12 July) to publish a £750m funding package concerning its plans for border controls post Brexit at the end of the year.
Following an announcement that easyJet intends to make 727 pilots redundant, the management have put forward proposals which pilots say could undermine key safety culture.
Last Tuesday the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) reiterated its March advice against cruise ship travel at this time.
Safety and services highlighted in a new video.
British Airways has returned to Jersey, the Channel Island a beneficiary in a strange way from the pandemic.
The British-Irish Airports EXPO Royal Docks leukaemia charity run (17:00 Monday 5 October) is to be started by Joanna Lumley, star of The New Avengers, Absolutely Fabulous and, most recently, the British Airways inflight safety video.
Passengers entering the UK from dozens of countries no longer have to quarantine but if you want to go on a cruise it is not being recommended by the same government department, the Foreign Office and Commonwealth Office (FCO). For cruising the FCO rules are different, as noted in this week's BTN.
The new Southampton Airport boss Steve Szalay has got his hands full.
In spite of strong regional support for an expansion of the airport, Uttlesford District Council’s Planning Committee, for the local authority, has refused an application by Stansted Airport to increase the current cap on passenger numbers from 35m to 43m a year.
Associated Press reports that “Patient 91” has returned to Scotland.
London City to Teesside International by Eastern Airways and back via LNER.
Direct high-speed train services from Amsterdam to London will be possible later this year, after new agreements were signed last week. No firm date has been given.
Sales of new petrol and diesel cars should be banned from 2032 says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), an independent non-departmental public body, a quango consisting of members of the House of Lords, academics and former civil servants.
The news regarding travel restrictions came too late to save the Air Charter Expo at Biggin Hill (see in this week's BTN), but it has offered London’s only specialist business airport an earlier opportunity to launch its Guide to Contactless Travel, providing key information for new and returning business aviation users to fully benefit from flying by private jet.
Not to be confused by the Arora hotel with the same name at T2, the Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Airport has completed a multi-million pound refurbishment programme.
MOT tests for car, motorcycle and van owners in England, Scotland and Wales are to be reintroduced from 1 August as Covid-19 restrictions are slowly lifted.