April 13, 2021

United Airlines

777s grounded after United incident

Boeing has recommended grounding all 777s with the same type of engine as a United Airlines aircraft that suffered failure over the city of Denver on Saturday

Heathrow commissions testing study

By Bev Fearis, published 2/12/20 Results from three different testing trials at Heathrow will be shared with governments on both sides of the Atlantic in...

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...

Free Covid tests on United London-Newark

By Bev Fearis, published 04/11/20 United Airlines will launch the first free transatlantic Covid-19 testing pilot for customers later this month. From November 16 until December...

Test of resolve

Traveller testing is progressing - slowly - but scaling it up won’t be easy, says Gary Noakes.

Airport testing ‘step in right direction’

By Steve Hartridge, published 21/10/20 Rapid Covid-19 tests launched this week on selected routes from Heathrow, along with testing initiatives at other European airports, have...

UK airports ‘bidding’ for Aer Lingus U.S. services

By Bev Fearis, published 2/09/20 Six UK regional airports are bidding to become the new base for Aer Lingus’ transatlantic flights previously operated from Shannon,...

United starts trend on change fees

By Bev Fearis, published 2/09/20 United Airlines has got rid of change fees – forever – on all standard Economy and Premium cabin tickets for...

United to restart more routes in September

By Bev Fearis, published 05/08/20 United Airlines plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in September, including flights to Asia, India, Australia, Israel...

Calls for joint transatlantic virus testing

By Bev Fearis, published 22/07/20 A group of major airlines are urging U.S. and European governments to implement a co-ordinated Covid-19 testing programme so that...

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