Air transport

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UN chief urges airlines and shipping firms to do more to cut emissions
António Guterres says current efforts are more consistent with global heating ‘way above 3C’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @3:38 PM

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Train or plane? The climate crisis is forcing us to rethink all long-distance travel | Simon Jenkins
Arguments about switching from one mode of transport to another miss the point – we ought to be travelling less, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

11, Oct, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Regulator drops BA and Ryanair lockdown flights refund case
Competition and Markets Authority ends four-month investigation saying it cannot justify expense

Mark Sweney

07, Oct, 2021 @8:46 AM

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Airline industry past worst point of Covid crisis, says trade body
International Air Transport Association chief calls for simpler travel rules and fewer border restrictions to help sector recover

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

04, Oct, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Furlough was an effective bridge, but many have yet to cross the Covid chasm
Analysis: mismatches between high-vacancy sectors and those receiving emergency support belie Sunak’s trust in market forces

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

02, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Demand for private jets soars as rich travellers try to avoid ‘mosh pit’
Bookings for autumn getaways higher than usual in UK, Europe and beyond as Covid travel rules ease

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

30, Sep, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Transport bosses call on governments across world to ease Covid restrictions
Airline, shipping and trucking groups issue joint call for action in bid to avoid Christmas supply chain crisis

Jasper Jolly

30, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK energy customers really could be footing a bill in the billions
Predictions billpayers will be left counting a high cost for failure of energy suppliers seem to add up, says Nils Pratley

Nils Pratley

27, Sep, 2021 @6:15 PM

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CDC experts advise third dose of Pfizer Covid vaccine for over-65s and high risk Americans - as it happened
An FDA panel yesterday also approved the booster shots for the same two groups

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

24, Sep, 2021 @12:02 AM

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EU fears citizens will be barred from flights to UK due to rules confusion
Airlines may turn away EU nationals with settled status due to complex residency rules, says Brussels

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @2:10 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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Electric air taxis to make their debut in Brazil’s most congested city
A Dublin-based company is promising zero-emission journeys across traffic-choked São Paulo, Latin America’s biggest city

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

21, Sep, 2021 @7:36 PM

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