Air transport

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US House passes $1bn bill for Israel’s Iron Dome defense system – live
Eight Democrats and one Republican opposed bill, and two Democrats including Ocasio-Cortez voted ‘present’

Joan E Greve in Washington

23, Sep, 2021 @8:44 PM

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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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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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NSW Covid update: state to trial seven-day home quarantine for international arrivals
Tourism minister announces pilot scheme as NSW records 1,284 new Covid cases and 12 deaths

Mostafa Rachwani

17, Sep, 2021 @10:48 AM

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French woman held by Home Office officials at Gatwick for eight hours
Tessa Stines, who has EU settlement claim in progress, detained by Border Force despite rule change

Diane Taylor and Lisa O'Carroll

16, Sep, 2021 @6:31 PM

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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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NSW hits vaccination milestone; Ballarat to enter seven-day lockdown; ACT outlines roadmap; Vic police to shutdown Melbourne public transport on Saturday – as it happened
Today’s news as it happened

Justine Landis-Hanley and Matilda Boseley

15, Sep, 2021 @8:58 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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Pakistan airline to resume commercial flights to Kabul
Pakistan will become first country to restart commercial flights to Afghanistan since Taliban took over country

Haroon Janjua

11, Sep, 2021 @2:58 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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