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7 JUNE 2021
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With the problems of Portugal we wait to hear from Mr Cagney and his return flight. www.btnews.co.uk/article/17686
WELCOME BACK TO CRUISING
Kay Greenway started in the cruise industry with sales and marketing roles at P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises. This followed an extensive freelance career in other sectors, many of them travel related, with an eventual return to the cruise sector through involvement with Cruise Britain. She has been Director of Cruise Britain since 2012, since when the association has grown to include all the UK ports involved in cruising, with the cruise lines represented on its board.
Next Friday (11 June) sees the start of the G7 Summit at the Carbis Bay (eco) Hotel near St Ives in Cornwall.
Our BTN reader on holiday at Faro (Portugal) with his family reports no problem on the return journey, except once again a lack of food to purchase on the flight.
British Airways (BA) has begun trialling the International Air Transport Association (IATA) digital travel pass, on flights from Heathrow to Geneva and Zurich.
The travel industry has been unanimous in outcry over the Government’s decision on last Thursday to add Portugal to the Amber List.
New York based JetBlue has released fare details of its forthcoming flights to both Gatwick and Heathrow.
After the market had closed on Friday (4 June) Esken Plc, the owner of Stobart Air, posted notice to the London Stock Exchange of problems concerning the sale of the airline to Ettyl, an Isle of Man registered company.
Heathrow Airport has opened a dedicated terminal just for passengers on direct flights from Red List countries.
Here is a list of sea and river cruise lines offering a service for UK customers. For up-to date information please click on the company’s website.
With the limited lifting of restrictions it is possible to plan ahead for summer holidays, but it comes with a warning.
GKN Aerospace has reached an important milestone in its collaboration with Eviation by delivering the first fully-integrated wings, empennage and electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for the Alice all-electric aircraft.
The Chairman of George Best Belfast City Airport, Declan Collier, has welcomed a new CEO.
The pandemic has caused a re-alignment of budget holiday capacity in the UK.
Marriot International made two major announcements last week regarding properties in London.
There has been a rush of hotel openings and re-openings over the last few weeks. UK summer staycations are proving very popular. Will demand exceed capacity? The Editor-in-Chief booked his family (7) vacation weeks ago.
Readers may be interested on following the progress of a passport application by a member of staff.
Popularly known as 'The Drain', the Waterloo & City Line has reopened today (Monday 7 June) at short notice.
Chicago-based United Airlines has announced a commercial agreement with Denver-based aerospace company Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet as well as a cooperative sustainability initiative.