April 13, 2021

EasyJet

EasyJet upbeat despite first ever loss

By Bev Fearis, published 18/11/20 EasyJet expects to operate no more than a fifth of its usual capacity in the first three months of 2021. But...

Travel shares soar amid vaccine news

By Bev Fearis, published 11/11/20 News of successful Covid-19 vaccine trials saw shares in airlines, hotels and travel companies take off this week. In Europe, IAG's...

Flight check

How does the airport-to-arrival experience in this age of Covid protocols differ from airline to airline and airport to airport? Our reporter found out by flying Gatwick-Dublin with easyJet and back with Ryanair

Online TMC expands despite downturn

By Bev Fearis, published 04/11/20 Online travel management company, TapTrip, has expanded its team from six to 20 people since March 2020, despite the downturn...

Eastern Airways reinstates vital Flybe route

By Bev Fearis, published 7/10/20 Eastern Airways is to bring back flights between Wales and Northern Ireland, filling a vital gap left by the collapse...

New Parliamentary Group for business travel

By Bev Fearis, published 9/09/20 Business travel has strengthened its representation in Parliament with the launch of an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) dedicated to...

Influential MPs join campaign for airport testing

By Bev Fearis, published 26/08/20 A group of 80 MPS has written to the Prime Minister calling for an end to the 14-day quarantine and...

EasyJet confirms closure of three UK bases

By Bev Fearis, published 19/08/20 Confirmation that EasyJet is to close its bases at London Stansted, Southend and Newcastle has dealt another blow to UK...

Testing centre opens at Heathrow

By Bev Fearis, published 19/08/20 Heathrow has established the first Covid-19 testing centre for arriving passengers, developed by logistics firms Swissport and Collinson. It has...

BTA members report pent-up demand

In his latest column for The Business Travel Magazine, Clive Wratten, CEO of the Business Travel Association, says he's frustrated the quarantine on UK...

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