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.
Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from July 2nd and Lyon from July 9th, initially offering 4 flights a week to each city. The move is in line with France easing its entry requirements for visitors.
Ahead of the G7 meeting in Cornwall later this month, aviation leaders from the UK and US said the lifting of restrictions was essential to igniting an economic recovery.
The flight will operate three times weekly to and from Singapore, with an A350-900 aircraft. It is hoped this can gradually increase and include the return of the westbound connection to Houston.
Clive Peoples, who will be based out of the London office, reports to chief operating officer, Kris Beyens, and is a member of the executive team.
airBaltic has launched a new product, airBaltic Holidays, offering customers dynamic travel packages which include both a flight and a hotel reservation.
With the number of destinations considered safe continuing to shrink, the leisure airline said it would delay its return July 1st, having initially hoped to restart later this month.
Ryanair has condemned the decision by the UK government to move Portugal to the amber travel of travel destinations. The low-cost carrier said the move had no basis in public health or medical science.
Working alongside Vitol Aviation and Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel, the fuel will blended to use across flights operating at Heathrow over the next few days.
Passenger numbers at the low-cost carrier have shown a noticeable increase in volume in line with vaccination roll-outs and changes to entry restrictions and quarantine regulations.
United has signed an agreement with Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet. If realised, this could be a move that facilitates a leap forward in returning supersonic speeds to aviation.