Air travel

Monday, April 20, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020

Richard Branson: Virgin Atlantic needs government loan to survive

Richard Branson: Virgin Atlantic needs government loan to survive

Sir Richard Branson's airline has reportedly asked for a £500 million government loan to save it from collapse amid the coronavirus crisis.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

The chief executive of Airbus branded the Government’s handling of Brexit as a “disgrace” on Thursday, and warned that the company would move outside of the UK if its ability to compete on the global stage was damaged by a no-deal Brexit.

No deal Brexit could lead Airbus to make 'harmful decisions' about its future

No deal Brexit could lead Airbus to make 'harmful decisions' about its future in the UK, warns chief

No deal Brexit could lead Airbus to make 'harmful decisions' about its future

The chief executive of Airbus has warned that the company could 'redirect future investments' if there is a no deal Brexit

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Commuter captures 'Heathrow drone' on camera

Commuter captures 'Heathrow drone' on camera

Commuter captures 'Heathrow drone' on camera

A man on his way home from work filmed an object in the sky he claims is the drone that grounded flights at Heathrow on Tuesday

Military assisting after drone sighted at Heathrow Airport

Military assisting after drone sighted at Heathrow Airport

Military assisting after drone sighted at Heathrow Airport

The military has been called to Heathrow Airport, and the Metropolitan Police have launched a criminal investigation after a drone sighting halted flights

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected?

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected

Travel writer Adrian Mills has said that anyone affected by the drone sightings at Gatwick airport should keep all their receipts, even if it is being classed as an exceptional circumstance.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Plane

Priti Patel MP calls for 'outright abolition' of Air Passenger Duty

Priti Patel MP calls for 'outright abolition' of Air Passenger Duty

Conservative MP Priti Patel has called Air Passenger Duty "regressive" and says the government should strive for "outright abolition" of the tax.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

The worst UK airports for flight punctuality revealed

The worst UK airports for flight punctuality revealed

London Luton tops the list, according to Press Association analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A ban on travellers drinking their own alcohol on flights may be introduced

Airline passengers could be forced to keep alcohol in sealed bags

Airline passengers could be forced to keep alcohol in sealed bags

New measure in proposed crackdown on drunken passengers’ disruption