The latest Quarantine and FCO Travel Advice

July 15, 2021
Rules on quarantine on arrival in to the UK and Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel advice are changing on a regular basis and at very short notice.From 4a.m. on Monday 19th July the following...

UK Entry Rules for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

July 15, 2021
From the 19th July 2021 rules for entry in to the UK have changed for fully vaccinated travellers.Fully vaccinated travellers arriving into England after 4am on 19th July 2021 will still be ...

Electric Powered flights by 2030?

July 14, 2021
The UK Government annoince on 14 July 2021 that they were investing in several Aerospace initiatives to help  introduce zero carbon flights within the next decade and for Domestic flights to...

UK launches replacement for European Health Scheme

January 12, 2021
UK launches Global Health Insurance Card A new agreement ensures the rights of UK residents to access emergency and medically necessary care when travelling in the EU will continue.UK r...

European Travel - Post Brexit

January 01, 2021
December 31 marks the end of the transition period, so from January 1 rules for travelling between the UK and European Union countries will change. Here are the key changes to be aware of: CAN B...

No boarding pass required

November 25, 2020
Breezing through security checkpoints and quickly boarding a Lufthansa or SWISS flight – by simply looking into a camera? This will now be possible, thanks to Star Alliance Biometrics. The ...

Test to release - England's new quarantine

November 24, 2020
The government is rolling out a new scheme for ENGLAND ONLY to allow reduced quarantine periods.Passengers arriving into England will be able to reduce mandatory self-isolation by at least a week...

Interpreting the New EU Covid-19 'Traffic Light' system

November 12, 2020
The new traffic light system from the European Union is designed to be a consistent and easily understandable guide to current COVID-19 travel restrictions within Europe. It will also w...

What to do if you need a Covid-19 test for travel

October 09, 2020
Many countries now require a negative PCR test on entry.  What is a PCR test and what is the procedure?Some countries have provided facilities for PCR testing at arrival ports of entry if yo...

Virgin Atlantic offer free COVID-19 insurance

August 25, 2020
Virgin Atlantic are offering special cover included in their ticket price in an attempt to increase the travelling publics confidence in making future travel plans.For any flight or holiday booke...

The Government Confirms it is Considering Testing at Airports

August 19, 2020
The government has confirmed it is considering a testing system for inbound passengers that could potentially replace the blanket quarantine measures stifling travel.The Telegraph repor...

Overhead storage bin ban on flights to Italy

August 14, 2020
The Italian Government has banned the use of overhead storage bins on all flights departing or arriving an Italian airport.  The measure is thought to prevent crowds from clogging aisle...

Emirates to resume Birmingham Flights

August 13, 2020
Emirates will resume operations at Birmingham airport during September.The Gulf carrier will reintroduce a four-times-weekly Dubai service, starting 1 September.Flights will be operated by a Boei...

BA and Lufthansa reinstate more UK routes

August 04, 2020
British Airways and Lufthansa have both announced further route reinstatements for August.Lufthansa has reinstated links to its Frankfurt hub from Scotland and put its Birmingham-Munich service b...

BA ends London City - New York Service

August 03, 2020
British Airways’ London City-New York service has been scrapped, the carrier has confirmed.The all-business class service had operated since 2009 under the flagship BA1/BA2 code previously ...

Quarantine and FCO Exemption update - 31 July

July 31, 2020
The DfT and the FCO have updated their travel exemptions list.Luxembourg has been removed from the list of countries exempt from UK arrivals quarantine, meaning that as from today all people...

How safe is the aircraft cabin environment?

July 28, 2020
We received the below communication from Jake Cefolia, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales for United Airlines.  We think it is well worth a read and a viewing of the video. Toda...

Update 27 July FCO Advise only Essential travel to include Spanish Islands

July 28, 2020
Update 27 July FCO Advise only Essential travel to include Spanish IslandsOn 27 July the FCO updated its advice on  travel to SpanWith immeadiate effect the FCO have advised that only ESSENT...

Update 25 July Spain - URGENT INFORMATION

July 27, 2020
Update 25 July SpainWith immediate effect Spain - including the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands has been removed from the exemption list and a 14 day period of quarantine is required...