British Airways has put thousands of staff back on the furlough scheme following delays to the reopening of international travel. The flag-carrier had hoped for a wider travel restart last month.
American Airlines will invest in Vertical Aerospace, a leading UK-headquartered engineering and aeronautical business developing electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft.
Wizz Air is launching its first ever domestic service, with flights from its Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff bases to Jersey. Beginning in July, these flights will operate twice weekly.
The decision further expands its European network to 34 destinations, and offers customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced connectivity via Dubai.
The Covid-19 refund policy covers tickets and Air Canada Vacations packages purchased for flights cancelled either by the airline or by the customer for any reason was initially due to expire tomorrow.
The three global airline alliances are calling on G7 governments to agree on a common set of travel and health standards to enable the safe reopening of borders.
The airline, based on the Balearic island of Mallorca and founded by the Spanish hotel company Iberostar, will operate the planes on long-haul routes from Madrid.
Wizz Air is recruiting cabin crew members across its UK bases, including London Luton, Gatwick, Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff. The decision comes ahead of the summer season.
With government taking an “overly cautious” approach to reopening international travel there is a real risk that summer 2021 is as bad or worse than summer 2020.
The latest research from ForwardKeys has revealed that the demand for international air travel this summer is set to be just under a quarter of pre-pandemic levels.
The Competition & Markets Authority is investigating whether British Airways and Ryanair have broken consumer law by failing to offer refunds for flights customers could not legally take.
The US has stopped requesting citizens “avoid all travel” to a number of destinations as Covid-19 vaccinations begin to have an impact. In total, officials eased travel restrictions for 61 countries.