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Heathrow passenger charges could rise by up to 56% by 2023
Airport allowed to increase cost added to tickets but CAA halts plan to nearly double it

Gwyn Topham and Julia Kollewe

19, Oct, 2021 @9:29 AM

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The end of furlough will lay bare Britain’s twin-speed recovery from Covid
Minister are being warned that expecting an influx of workers coming off the scheme to plug regional and sectoral labour gaps is completely unrealistic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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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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Home Office says delays at Heathrow are ‘unacceptable’
Border staff left dealing with backlog of travellers as reports emerge of people fainting in three-hour queues

Tom Ambrose

04, Sep, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Air passengers fleeced by ‘rogue operators’ as PCR tests fail to arrive
NHS picks up shortfall as Heathrow airport calls for travellers to be allowed to use cheaper lateral flow tests after over £500m is spent on PCR tests

Rob Davies and Sarah Butler

12, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Covid travel: minister defends plan for amber watchlist in England
Labour warns move will add to confusion over which countries are safe to visit during summer holidays

Damien Gayle

02, Aug, 2021 @9:24 AM

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UK travel-led firms get £2bn boost as Covid rules eased for US and EU arrivals
British Airways, easyJet and Rolls-Royce among the day’s biggest stock market winners

Rob Davies

28, Jul, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Heathrow wants travel opened up for vaccinated as Covid losses near £3bn
Restrictions and expensive testing requirements are hindering UK’s economic recovery, says airport

Joanna Partridge and Gwyn Topham

26, Jul, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Asylum seeker’s death at hotel near Heathrow sparks police inquiry
Home Office sources say place where body of 24-year-old from Sudan found at Crowne Plaza is crime scene

Diane Taylor

18, Jul, 2021 @8:56 PM

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Ryanair to recruit 2,000 pilots over next three years after planes order
Airline hopes more than 200 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft will help drive growth after pandemic

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

12, Jul, 2021 @5:59 PM

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Heathrow and some hospitality in England to retain masks after 19 July
Little may change in shops, pubs and restaurants and on public transport despite Boris Johnson easing rules

Sarah Butler and Gwyn Topham

06, Jul, 2021 @6:10 PM

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UK airport passenger numbers drop 75% to 74m in 2020
Airport Operators Association says figures show the devastating impact of Covid-19 restrictions on aviation

Julia Kollewe

13, Jun, 2021 @12:24 PM

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