Travel & leisure

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EasyJet forecasts return to near pre-Covid flying levels in 2022
‘Pent-up demand’ and end of Covid travel restrictions help carrier narrow losses

Gwyn Topham and Kalyeena Makortoff

19, May, 2022 @12:22 PM

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Covid restrictions still in place for UK travellers in Europe
While many rules have been lifted, holidaymakers must still comply with each European country’s varied, and extended, rules

Nazia Parveen

19, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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UK airlines and airports scramble to hire staff as travel takes off again
Lengthy background checks and a tight labour market are hampering the replacement of thousands of workers axed during Covid

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

13, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Well-off Britons splash out on trips of a lifetime as Covid restrictions ease
More families are splurging lockdown savings on longer, more luxurious breaks often topping £50,000, say high-end travel agents

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

13, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Tui tells holidaymakers not to expect last-minute deals amid bookings surge
Losses halve as travel bounces back from pandemic with reservations reaching 85% of summer 2019 level

Joanna Partridge

11, May, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Cost of living crisis slows UK consumer spending but holiday bookings take off
BRC says homewares and electrical goods hard hit, while Barclaycard reports rise in travel spending

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Travel money: how to get the best deals on cash, cards, mobiles and more
As the summer holiday season nears, we look at ways to get more bang for your buck abroad

Rupert Jones

09, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Business class travel helps post-pandemic airline sales take off
The front of the cabin is looking more like 2019 as business travellers return and pandemic savers splash out

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

06, May, 2022 @3:38 PM

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BA owner says recovery of business travel will drive return to profit
More trips by wealthy passengers as Covid controls eased also improved demand for IAG in first quarter

Mark Sweney and Gwyn Topham

06, May, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Network Rail’s proposed cuts put passengers at risk, say unions
TUC says saving £100m a year on maintenance workforce could lead to more serious accidents

Gwyn Topham

03, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Holiday scams soar as Britons rush to book summer getaway
People urged to be vigilant as fake flight and hotel adverts proliferate amid ‘national fraud epidemic’

Zoe Wood

30, Apr, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Thousands face losing summer holidays as Passport Office delays continue
Travellers told to apply as soon as possible as MPs accuse agency of running ‘absolute shambles’

Anna Tims

30, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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