8 FEBRUARY 2021
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British Airways and partner American Airlines have begun trialling a new travel health app, VeriFLY, with customers who are eligible to travel between London and the United States.
The Aviation Club of the United Kingdom is pushing ahead with its speakers’ programme for this year, although for the time being not at its splendid home, the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall, but via Zoom. Jonathan Hinkles is live Thursday 17 February.
The Elizabeth Line could be open in time for Christmas The Times reports.
Southampton Airport is a target for Humberside Airport-based Eastern Airways’ expansion this summer.
Japanese visitors are no longer welcome in the European Union (EU) after member states reinstated a ban on non-essential travel from the country.
The public could suffer when a row between Heathrow Airport and its customers is resolved The Times reports.
New government suggestions pose a problem for cargo aircraft operators.
In spite of the Australian Open Tennis tournament starting today (8 January), with the overseas sports circus descending on Melbourne, the chances of easy travel to ‘down under’ this year seems remote.
Coming a week after rivals easyJet and Wizz Air published their latest quarterly results Ryanair has come up with its own figures.
Only seen intermittently these days when duty calls to host a government media briefing Transport Minister Grant Shapps appeared before the House of Commons Transport Select Committee last Wednesday.
As it rapidly approaches its 75th anniversary (2023) it’s all change at Lotus Cars Ltd.
From Air & Business Travel News (ABTN) February 2005
Aspire have introduced a 10% discount on their UK & Irish lounges this week to celebrate Valentine’s Day. They currently have lounges on sale up to the end of 2022, so while you might not have any immediate plans to fly, make sure you take advantage of this offer - it can be used against lounge bookings for any travel date subject to availability.
Formerly Schönefeld Airport, Berlin (BER) Terminal 5, is to close from 23 February.
Inevitably the European Business Aviation Association (EBACE) Convention & Exhibition has been cancelled due to Covid-19 uncertainty. The event was scheduled to take place in Geneva from 18-20 May.
Under the latest controversial directive this has to be done by 15 February but an earlier request from the chief inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) asked for accommodation proposals by 19 February. (See BTN 1 February)
Once the thriving connection to Heathrow and the world, its success and failure in many ways mirroring the city it is named after, Plymouth City Airport could be closed forever reports Plymouth Live.
Heathrow is working with NHS Test and Trace on a Government-led rapid testing pilot for airport workers.
With its nose wheel retrofit electric drive system nearing final certification WheelTug Plc has joined IATA's Ground Operations Automation & Digitalization Group as a Strategic Partner.