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IAG Q3 results, covering BA, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling Average loss of £20m per day so far this year Redundanc… https://t.co/MlrYyXNxYj
10/30
2020
New York-London What once the world's biggest, most profitable long-haul route now has just a handful of daily flig… https://t.co/CzPO08xrj7Airbus warns the recovery of global air travel is slower than anticipated as the planemaker reveals big losses. https://t.co/dim9BVonPcForte furious. https://t.co/FQIikemd3Q
10/29
2020
@David_Felman Yes. Where are you concerned about? @Corderagirl Right now it's 12 noon on Saturday and Sunday with a special quarantine Q&A on Thursdays at 6pm, after the latest cull.I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just… https://t.co/kylNywj1Xz737 Max: on the eve of the second anniversary of the first tragedy involving this aircraft, Boeing predicts its fut… https://t.co/ul0RmQR8xI @timblazey https://t.co/m7Yg9bJQlAHeathrow During summer 2020, passenger numbers slumped to the same level as 1967, before the Jumbo jet age. It's ho… https://t.co/dTjS4Yhr3EHeathrow gloom: airport losing £5.5m per day, and overtaken by Paris CDG as Europe's busiest. https://t.co/mR5dnz4zTY
10/28
2020
Meanwhile, in East Africa ... https://t.co/BjwhvZNQy5On Sunday the government announced Advance train tickets for journeys made impractical by local lockdowns could be… https://t.co/7CYTrv4Nu1Airline pricing seems all over the place at present: three hours before departure, British Airways suddenly cut the… https://t.co/Z7pAa3Gdky
10/27
2020
Travel quarantine: a more realistic policy is under construction. https://t.co/cTDfAmvX6FIt's dark. You could listen to the latest edition of the mighty podcast, You Should Have Been There. This week: Str… https://t.co/v0G8kHUnxL"Pilots, retrain in cyber" Government ad infuriates flight crew https://t.co/hwU0zuVGMY @FunkyLukewarm @BBCBreakfast @mrdanwalker @samtutty @Chicoslimani @RomeshRanga @GarethSouthgate And @thecure
10/26
2020
Advance rail tickets. If Covid travel restrictions mean you can't use them, they can now be changed, or swapped for… https://t.co/Bc8vVCy2jp
10/25
2020
@bobpalfs Thanks Rob. It's exactly because the railway (and its amazing staff) are so essential that blatant wastef… https://t.co/V6PbKVktL6Travel questions: Instagram Live from the Corfu-Athens bus, at 3.30pm on the last day of British Summer Time. https://t.co/eMxtx2VPb5Travel questions: Instagram Live from the Corfu-Athens at 3.30pm on the last day of British Summer Time. https://t.co/eMxtx2VPb5Singapore and Germany have a "green lane" agreement of sorts, the first between the CIty State and Europe. Ts and C… https://t.co/hNwsYQbnMD
10/24
2020
@sjxxxx @Helenbwilliams Straight answer: changing planes in an airport in a country on the no-go list, including Du… https://t.co/bnZ6ghXgFIRunning near-empty trains is costing taxpayers £1m per hour. In the past few hours I've had some interesting conver… https://t.co/R06hvv54MnBest definition yet of the term "oversupply": This weekend around 75,000 unoccupied seats will speed at 125mph betw… https://t.co/oM83Ok5quk
10/23
2020
Flip-flops. In footwear terms: good for beaches in the Canaries, the Maldives and even Denmark – all now on the low… https://t.co/lpoZ9YpkpRComing your way from Heathrow Terminal 5 in 5 https://t.co/egsa5xR5sXCanaries now open for half-term and hopefully winter! https://t.co/Ma7dkxRMQ9Many trains running in Wales, with incursions into England such as Crewe-Manchester, are to be nationalised. After… https://t.co/ohU9GPwpev @TweetsByTimbo Yes, no problem at present – though before you book you might want to wait until 5pm tonight to see… https://t.co/JEi2jNLh3tBritish Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Vueling. During the peak summer months, the average load factor was 48.9%, mea… https://t.co/3OAwcIWiXn @dsblakemore @PPaulCharles @ThePCAgency @FCDOtravelGovUK @transportgovuk @AudienceNet @TelegraphTravel @timestravelhttps://t.co/OvvaI6ISWvAirport testing for coronavirus is pointless: that has been the government's refrain since June. But airlines and a… https://t.co/0VBicKYBc9
10/22
2020
“Bereft of life, Flybe rests in peace.” I wrote in March. “And that is where it should stay.” One possible future f… https://t.co/KfMAC7LZlmBoeing 737 Max: Ryanair aiming at bringing the jet into service early in 2021. https://t.co/qK5vZKSabf
10/21
2020
Coronavirus testing at Heathrow: what's it like? https://t.co/6KDnjQ9pDgEighteen hours, 9,537 miles, £1,000: the world's longest scheduled flight is about to take off https://t.co/Sa3ZKZDrhwTesting at airports. The plan for outbound tests at Heathrow looks extremely niche (whatever you may have read it's… https://t.co/IiJ4Mz7DI1 @jl195480 @LenniCoffey @grantshapps Public Health England and the Department of Health will not reveal figures. I've asked.The Q word In the latest fun-packed edition of the podcast You Should Have Been There, a place you definitely don't… https://t.co/K0iapTVeDz
10/20
2020
@SebastianMouta1 From your account it appears that someone has an uncertain grasp of both the European air passenge… https://t.co/w9FwRhZxiJ @SteveBrind Thanks, not sure that I can see any substantive changes. @Cath03680264 Sorry, Cath, you should not travel except for work/education.Quarantine: things can only get better, says the transport secretary, Grant Shapps. https://t.co/99PD023wXxFlybe to return from the aviation grave. https://t.co/JNcEJfATqnBritish Airways: new boss uses his first speech to demand testing before departure. https://t.co/Q8oecrZWd6Travel and coronavirus: which countries have seen infection rates increase fastest? UK is second out of 17 https://t.co/PCyiBGjuWc
10/19
2020
@RAIL For your viewing pleasure – good viaduct shots in this film https://t.co/xK0ljqeqHATravel at 12 from the fringes of what used to be Europe's busiest transport terminal. https://t.co/7KyQuKi9wk
10/18
2020
@SandraBrand23 @British_Airways Under European air passengers’ rights rules BA must pay for your extra night: accom… https://t.co/3HLB09KnLjTravel at 12: all the latest new infection rates. Rules on travelling within the UK. Half-term options abroad. And… https://t.co/QztBYeIUer
10/17
2020
Darwin, Northern Territory, was once a major gateway to Australia. These days, it is once again due to the, er, wor… https://t.co/5AyOZ406a3Travel. Things can only get ... different https://t.co/Jr9vqHvvOOTravel rules across the UK are changing. This briefing now updated. https://t.co/D4s8ZjdRhj
10/16
2020
For you, traveller, the year is over. That’s how it feels after the latest quarantine announcement https://t.co/xISDP2LuKrTravellers from Italy have 59 hours to return to the UK to avoid self-isolation for 14 days. Deadline 4am Sunday. https://t.co/h5kasRX60wMore bleak news for thousands of travel professionals as Ryanair cuts winter operations from 60% to 40% of original… https://t.co/f0PuPoi632The Thames in London is crossed by dozens of bridges. But the riverbanks are linked by very few ferries. Should the… https://t.co/XXUJbuyEDWAfrica: too dangerous. All of it. So says the UK Foreign Office. Not everyone agrees. https://t.co/C7khtemYKc @ColchesterLad @BBCBreakfast Thanks for tweet. All outdoors, about 150m from the North Terminal. I am now inside th… https://t.co/jvwQBJ2rHk
10/15
2020
easyJet passenger mistakenly takes his bag and laptop case through to departure lounge, rather than dropping the ba… https://t.co/zVHbv1GqzTFlights between the UK and EU have no legal basis to continue beyond 31 Dec 2020 in the event of a no-deal Brexit,… https://t.co/EpUOTafaimGrant Shapps rejects calls for airport testing on arrival as an alternative to quarantine https://t.co/Tot7SJSrwFBritish Airways has a new boss. Some advice for Sean Doyle. You're welcome. https://t.co/Xjwix0bdBFLatest railcard goes on sale for armed forces veterans, with 1/3rd off most train tickets. Qualification: “UK veter… https://t.co/E4PyTktNmz @SteveBrind Multiple PLFs is the way to go. No penalty for too many, as far as I have observed.A reminder to rail passengers using the East Coast main line from London King's Cross to Yorkshire, the north east… https://t.co/vHz5cmbshp29 minutes to spare at some time today? Treat yourself to the latest podcast in the series You Should Have Been the… https://t.co/8D1JypaKkCTravelling to Jersey? Your quarantine obligation is now something of a postcode lottery. https://t.co/dvcgYByeDD
10/14
2020
Ryanair has a new podcast. I've listened so you don't have to (though you may of course choose to do so; there's a… https://t.co/UKSsalKjp1Travel and the Tiers: lots of questions about travelling between areas with different levels of risk While there is… https://t.co/NgqYsu4oat
10/13
2020
@bigdaz87618775 @BBC @GMB @GOVUK @BorisJohnson You should not travel (although from England there is no law standin… https://t.co/pXG25pYlpbTiers for travellers: what do they mean? https://t.co/D4s8ZjdRhjSuccession, the BA way. https://t.co/a3yCJSmnLx @postcarddream 1. Sweden.What do Amsterdam, Antalya and all three Moscow airports have in common? They are in the European top 10 for passen… https://t.co/UYfZWoIl5iBritish Airways: Avios no longer available for Tesco customers from January 2021 https://t.co/qXaLzjsTBSNew BA boss. Balpa is first union to respond to the news that Alex Cruz is leaving. Brian Strutton, general secreta… https://t.co/TG06U4FMoBBritish Airways has a new boss https://t.co/bZg4xWn1q6
10/12
2020
More sad news about potential job losses in aviation, this time at Norwegian's Gatwick base. https://t.co/D4ES3Lbvi3Foreign Office says all of Africa is "unacceptably high risk" But European Centre for Disease Prevention and Contro… https://t.co/3q2WEvrb7WFor the first Friday in months, I am not reporting on a last-minute scramble for flights back to the UK to beat the… https://t.co/Y1RQJycWWT
10/9
2020
Visit Wales (part of the Welsh government) says "We're good to go" and promotes "UK holidays, short breaks, and won… https://t.co/KmAHLPp933Quarantine – the latest changes, and what they meet. Facebook Live. Starting now. https://t.co/Wm2n1UiXT7Farewell to the British Airways 747 https://t.co/9Xr0rV2Twm
10/8
2020
@Ffiiiz Hi Ffion, Thanks for your interesting tweet. The home page of Visit Wales, part of the Welsh government, is… https://t.co/haXsh5SAM0Quarantine: the government has now decided that, after all, there could be a viable alternative to two weeks in sel… https://t.co/LM1aXliz0DLong-haul holidays are back on. But not necessarily for the faint-hearted: https://t.co/UYkGuZteGx
10/7
2020
Are you cross about railcards not being extended despite being unusable for months? You might be more annoyed to le… https://t.co/WReuxjvJJKGatwick Express. Hasn't run since March. Has anyone noticed it was missing? https://t.co/TSd5oq92N8
10/6
2020
East Coast main line If you plan to travel by rail between London, Yorkshire, the northeast and Scotland up to 6 Ju… https://t.co/6m078QQOq5"Kiss and fly? That'll be a fiver" Gatwick will charge £5 to drop-off/pick-up, in line with most other big UK airpo… https://t.co/FCvCWg2GBCCycling: how much do I love it? Count the scars Or just listen to our latest revolutionary podcast Includes Mick We… https://t.co/Z2RYAsAmuXTravel and new infection rates Government says >20 is "unacceptably high-risk". That's why Poland (32) was added to… https://t.co/cd9bgko1Qr @RiverRibble VisitScotland asks that people from English lockdown areas do not visit Scotland. People from Welsh lo… https://t.co/rnJYXUmcr7Ts and Qs: tests and quarantines. Four months after the aviation industry started to beg for an alternative to two… https://t.co/VfHAj63Pea
10/5
2020
@ILoveAustrali13 No, it has a wide-ranging fleet, with 57 Boeing 777s, ahead of 49 Airbus A350s (which I much prefe… https://t.co/DGisI59izdTeachers 5 Oct is World Teachers' Day Qatar Airways is offering 7,000 "free" (winners pay tax) return tickets anywh… https://t.co/6Qql1A3vMnTravel at 12: the one major country you really don't want to visit. And airport testing. Is it going to happen any… https://t.co/Y4E9iOeYRk
10/4
2020

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