Air transport

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Covid quarantine process in the UK is riskier than being in a ‘red list’ country | Letter
Letter: Muhammad Asif, an NHS doctor, documents his return to the UK and the many dangers he and other passengers faced

Letters

14, May, 2021 @10:31 AM

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US airline chiefs add to pressure for transatlantic travel to restart
American, Delta and United bosses join BA and Virgin Atlantic in saying US-UK vaccination levels mean routes should reopen

Gwyn Topham

11, May, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Environment lawyer fined £5k for contempt in Heathrow case
Tim Crosland had claimed he had no choice but to protest against ‘deep immorality’ of backing third runway

Damian Carrington Environment editor

10, May, 2021 @3:53 PM

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Campaigners say UK airport expansion plans must be suspended amid new climate goals
In letter to ministers, groups say aviation strategy needed after sector included in binding climate targets

Matthew Taylor

10, May, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Travel industry says England’s ‘green list’ too cautious
Sector leaders say Covid scheme is ‘reopening in name only’ and call for more destinations to be added

Molly Blackall

08, May, 2021 @10:31 AM

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British Airways owner IAG hit by €1.2bn loss amid ‘uncertain’ passenger forecast
International Airlines Group reiterates need for rollout of Covid vaccine passports

Mark Sweney and Gwyn Topham

07, May, 2021 @3:13 PM

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New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel from NSW over two Sydney Covid cases
NZ government carves NSW out of trans-Tasman bubble for 48 hours from midnight Thursday NZ time

Tess McClure

06, May, 2021 @7:59 AM

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‘Jaws at 35,000 feet’: the flight attendant whose thriller debut sold for seven figures
TJ Newman dreamt up her terror-in-the-skies novel Falling while guarding the cockpit as the pilots took a toilet break. She reveals how she kept going through furlough and 41 rejections

Alison Flood

04, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Airlines pray ‘green listing’ of US will see Big Apple breaks take off
Speculation over where Britons could fly after 17 May is rife, but hopes are on lucrative transatlantic routes to fill empty coffers

Gwyn Topham

01, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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English travellers to get one-week notice of overseas rule easing as ministers play it safe
Initial green list of countries requiring no quarantine to be determined but not expected to include EU countries

Lisa O'Carroll, Rob Davies and Peter Walker

01, May, 2021 @5:57 AM

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Heathrow: ministers must ‘get a grip’ of customs before 17 May
Airport warns of bottleneck for UK economic recovery as Border Force ‘struggles’ to process passengers

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Petulant Heathrow should stop whining about £2.6bn Covid costs
CAA was quite right to suggest airport’s shareholders – not passengers – should dig deep

Nils Pratley

27, Apr, 2021 @6:56 PM

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