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UK pushes back COVID test requirement

The UK has pushed back its requirement for all passengers arrving into England to have proof of a negative COVID test 72-hours prior to arrival. The rules were originally due to come into force today but have now been pushed back to Monday 18th January. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced [read more]

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Holiday air travel from England to be suspended

International holiday air travel is to be suspended in England from Thursday 5th November under new lockdown measures announced by the UK’s prime minister Boris Johnson. Mr Johnson made the announcement that England would enter a month-long lockdown earlier this evening from Thursday which bans all but essential travel. The [read more]

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UK Government advice on hand luggage is ‘rubbish’

The UK Governments latest piece of airline travel advice, which recommends that passengers use hold luggage instead of carry-on bags, has come under criticism with one airline calling it “rubbish”. The advice from the Department of Transport (DoT) says passengers should minimise carry-on bags and instead check luggage in to [read more]