Travel & leisure

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UK petrol shortages should force a rethink of visa rules for drivers | Nils Pratley
Pragmatism is required from ministers as lack of workers looks likely to continue well into 2022

Nils Pratley

23, Sep, 2021 @5:59 PM

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BA abandons plans for short-haul subsidiary airline at Gatwick
Proposals for BA-branded subsidiary ditched after pilots refuse to back deal between airline and union

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Virgin Atlantic reports 600% surge in flight bookings to the US
Sales jump as US says it will allow fully vaccinated passengers from UK and some EU countries to enter from November

Julia Kollewe

21, Sep, 2021 @4:06 PM

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National Express in talks to buy rival Stagecoach
All-share deal would value Scotland-based coach operator at £445m

Julia Kollewe

21, Sep, 2021 @7:36 AM

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Half-term holiday bookings jump 200% after England travel rules change
Thomas Cook says it expects a busy weekend for bookings as people take advantage of simplified travel rules

Clea Skopeliti

18, Sep, 2021 @10:10 AM

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Half-term holiday bookings expected to surge after England scraps amber list
Traffic light system replaced, with foreign countries now listed as either ‘red’ or OK for travel

Peter Walker and Ben Quinn

17, Sep, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Aviation shares jump as relaxation of England’s Covid travel rules planned
BA’s owner IAG, Ryanair and Rolls-Royce buoyed as ministers plan changes for international trips

Mark Sweney

17, Sep, 2021 @12:52 PM

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Thousands of jobs at risk unless UK travel rules changed, say airlines
Calls for Covid traffic light and PCR testing system to be simplified, as holiday bookings down 83% on 2019

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

13, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Covid travel test firms on UK government list refusing to give refunds
Companies including Boots appear to be flouting consumer law, according to travellers

Anna Tims

12, Sep, 2021 @11:29 AM

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UK watchdog calls for much tougher vetting of Covid PCR test firms
Intervention follows revelations about poor service from ‘rogue’ firms on government-approved list

Rob Davies

10, Sep, 2021 @1:06 PM

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UK demand for rental home mortgages surges amid domestic holiday boom
Number of ‘holiday let’ mortgage deals on the market more than doubles in a year

Rupert Jones

06, Sep, 2021 @2:57 PM

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BA and Lufthansa resume flights from London City airport
Flights to Zurich, Frankfurt and Rotterdam show business travel returning despite Covid pandemic

Mark Sweney

06, Sep, 2021 @8:14 AM

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