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Qantas expects international travel to resume by December 2021

Qantas announces new dates for international travel with Singapore, the United States, Japan, United Kingdom and Canada as its first target destinations....


Qantas eyes Darwin instead of Perth for non-stop flights to London

Qantas eyes Darwin for their non-stop London flights in place of Perth as border restrictions in Western Australia continue.   ...


UK travel recovery lagging Europe warns Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport says UK travel recovery remains behind that of countries such as France and Germany, urging the British government to simplify travel rules....


Green light for Heathrow third runway

The UK Supreme Court gave permission for the expansion of the third runway at London Heathrow Airport. ...


Passenger infects 15 others on Vietnam Airlines long-haul flight

On September 18, 2020, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) in Vietnam released a research article, revealing how a single passenger infected 15 others during a Vietnam Airlines flight and challenging the health security of long-haul travel....


Fighter jets escort Ryanair flight for 3rd time in two months

Counter-terrorism police have arrested two men after Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon jets were scrambled to intercept a Ryanair flight due to a potential threat onboard the aircraft. It is the third Ryanair flight in two months which was escorted by fighter jets.  Ryanair flight FR7364 was flying from Vienna (VIE), Austria, to London Stansted Airport (STN), United Kingdom, on August XX, 2020. During the flight, the onboard crew received an ale...


Vistara’s new Dreamliner soars for 1st time from Delhi to London

Vistara’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed the first special non-stop flight between Delhi (DEL), India, and London Heathrow (LHR), UK, on August 28, 2020....


Quarantine bypass: London-New York air bridge in plans

The United States and the United Kingdom governments are discussing an introduction of the London-New York air bridge that would allow business and leisure travel without quarantine....


BA retires historical all-business BA1 trans-Atlantic flight

British Airways (BA) confirmed to AeroTime that it will terminate the historical all-business class flight BA1/BA2 between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London City Airport (LCY) with the Airbus A318 as the parent company of BA, International Airlines Group (IAG), announced it was retiring the A318 fleet....


Easyjet to close two London bases, fire up to 30% staff

Easyjet could close three out of its 11 bases in the UK as well as fire up to 30% of its workforce, the company reveals as it is starting negotiations with trade unions. ...