to have the option of paying for a rapid COVID-19 test before checking in. The test will cost £80 and the result is guaranteed within an hour. The aim is to help people travelling to destinations where proof of a negative result is required on arrival.
In a new report commissioned by London City Airport, nine out of ten large UK companies say air travel is cruicial to success. The importance of domestic and international travel to the economic prospects of UK businesses and the wider economy reveals that the majority of UK business leaders would return to the skies if quarantine measures were eased.
IATA has announced that airlines will burn through $77 billion in cash before the end of the year and a further $6 billion a month next year. Easyjet has announced its first ever loss. In this podcast, the panelists discuss how to manage travel programmes when airlines are facing an existential threat.
From no more booking fees for Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines flights to a new pilot programme of testing between London and New York announced by The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC); the measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.
From new first class lounge facilities and features with British Airways, to free global cover for COVID-19 from Emirates; the measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.
As British Airways becomes the latest airline to ground its fleet of Boeing 747s, we say a fond farewell to the iconic jumbo jet and look back at over 50 years of classic air travel history.