Articles tagged “heathrow”

Airlines

Heathrow Airport Blocked From Doubling Its Passenger Fee

The west London hub still gets to significantly up the amount airlines will have to pay, potentially dashing their hopes of a speedy recovery.

Heathrow Airport Blocked From Doubling Its Passenger Fee

Airlines

Heathrow Airport Is ‘a Greed Monopoly Hub’: Global Airlines Group Chief

Willie Walsh of IATA continues to take shots at Heathrow over the fees it passes on to passengers, saying it is unfairly placing the burden of the Covid-19 recovery on flyers.

Heathrow Airport Is ‘a Greed Monopoly Hub’: Global Airlines Group Chief

Business Travel

Why Did the Touchdown of This United Flight Deserve a Zoom Press Conference?

Covid screening is all the rage. But the point where all these trials and pilots materialize into something coherent, with the backing of governments, needs to arrive soon.

Why Did the Touchdown of This United Flight Deserve a Zoom Press Conference?

Coronavirus

Heathrow Airport Begins Selling $100 On-Site Covid Tests for Hong Kong, Italy

A step in the right direction, although some passengers might balk at the price tag and wonder why the UK government can't apply the same tests when they return.

Heathrow Airport Begins Selling $100 On-Site Covid Tests for Hong Kong, Italy

Business Travel

Big Names In Travel Back CommonPass, New Digital Health Passport to Restart Travel

Several big names are linked to this pilot, not the least of which are the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and The Rockefeller Foundation, and to other schemes afoot. But are they the answer to restarting travel, and can they convince governments that Covid-19 testing, not quarantines, is the best way to reopen borders?

Big Names In Travel Back CommonPass, New Digital Health Passport to Restart Travel

Business Travel

Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

The business traveler's favorite, and formerly Europe's conduit to doing business (and lunch) with the capital’s bankers, London City Airport remains quiet and is preparing to lay off staff.

Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

Coronavirus

UK Airports Warn 20,000 Jobs at Risk as Travel Slump Continues

This dire outlook could improve if the government agrees to several measures, including dropping the quarantine, but unfortunately it's not got a great track record in looking out for the aviation sector.

UK Airports Warn 20,000 Jobs at Risk as Travel Slump Continues

Business Travel

Why the UK’s New 14-Day Quarantine Rule Is Particularly Troubling to Business Travel Managers

Quarantine measures don't steady the nerves of already anxious corporate travel managers, who can now only hope for more bilateral agreements to help staff get flying again.

Why the UK’s New 14-Day Quarantine Rule Is Particularly Troubling to Business Travel Managers

Airlines

EasyJet and Heathrow Want Early Exit From UK Quarantine Rules

With so much confusion surrounding these latest quarantine rules, the call for common international standards to guide countries makes a lot of sense.

EasyJet and Heathrow Want Early Exit From UK Quarantine Rules

Airlines

Heathrow Airport Wants to Give Virgin Atlantic a Competitive Edge

Virgin Atlantic has always talked a good game in relation to challenging British Airways but never quite delivered. Getting more slots at Heathrow Airport would give it ample opportunity to expand.

Heathrow Airport Wants to Give Virgin Atlantic a Competitive Edge