Air transport

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Airbus reveals planes sold in last two years will emit over 1bn tonnes of CO2
Landmark emissions disclosures cover 22-year lifetime of 1,429 aircraft sold in 2019 and 2020

Jasper Jolly

26, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Government under pressure to stop Leeds Bradford airport expansion
Critics say plan would wreck efforts to tackle climate crisis and undermine UK credibility ahead of Cop26

Matthew Taylor

25, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Heathrow hit by £2bn loss as airport calls for more Covid support
Passenger numbers slumped to 22.1m in 2020, the smallest annual total since 1975

Joanna Partridge and Jasper Jolly

24, Feb, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Call to tax international flights to raise climate funds for poor countries
Six experts say failure to reform climate finance risks undermining trust in Paris agreement

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Hotel quarantine rollout in England 'an absolute joke', says border official
Border Force sources say staff given less than three hours to digest guidance on new checks

Jamie Grierson and Rob Davies

15, Feb, 2021 @6:07 PM

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First travellers arrive at Covid quarantine hotels in England
Arrivals from 33 countries must book stay, but hotel industry source says government may struggle to secure enough beds

Rob Davies and Jamie Grierson

15, Feb, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Long-awaited quarantine hotels have failed at first hurdle, say unions
Concerns grow that new rules for incoming passengers to UK will not be enough to halt spread of new variants

Mark Townsend, Home Affairs Editor

13, Feb, 2021 @7:42 PM

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‘Significant gaps’ in Covid hotel quarantine plans, says Heathrow
UK’s biggest airport expresses concern that policy is not ready two days before it comes into force

Molly Blackall

13, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Guardian view on summer holidays: mixed messages | Editorial
Editorial: It is possible, as well as desirable, that some trips could be possible in the coming months. But ministers have created another muddle


12, Feb, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Covid travel rule-breakers could face 10-year jail terms, says Hancock
Health secretary sets out new measures as Scottish government announces even stricter plans

Rajeev Syal and Libby Brooks

09, Feb, 2021 @7:14 PM

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What are the new UK anti-Covid border restrictions?
Explainer: the rules UK government is putting in place to prevent spread of new variants

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

09, Feb, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Ireland to crack down on 'Dublin dodge' used to evade UK travel ban
Travellers from Middle East using Irish capital as a backdoor into Britain to swerve coronavirus rules

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

08, Feb, 2021 @3:11 PM

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