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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...
The latest Quarantine and FCO Travel Advice
August 13, 2020
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.The latest advice can be found using the fol...
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...
Emirates Launces Free Covid Medical Cover
July 24, 2020
Emirates has launched free medical and quarantine cover for passengers in the event they are diagnosed with Covid-19 during their travels.The cover is free to passengers in all classes, flying to...
Greece - Pre Entry requirements change
July 23, 2020
All customers travelling to Greece, regardless of nationality must complete an electronic PLF form (passenger locator form) with their contact details in Greece no later than 10pm the night befor...
Border changes take place from 1st January 2021
July 20, 2020
The transition period for Brexit ends from 1 January 2021. This will mean new rules for travelling in Europe come in to effect.Things you may need to do before you go include:Check you...
Virgin Atlantic resumes passenger flights
July 20, 2020
Virgin Atlantic resumed passenger flights on 20th July after a three-month pause.A service to Hong Kong left Heathrow on 20th July, with others to New York and Los Angeles resuming on 21 Jul...