Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative

Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative before entering UK until Monday amid backlash from travel industry over type of tests used Government planning to enforce regime requiring tests 72 hours pre-departure  Meant to come into force 4am Friday but there will be a weekend grace period   Passengers booked on … Read more Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative

Passengers coming to Britain WILL need a negative Covid test within 72 hours of departure

Passengers trying to get to the UK will need a negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of departure or they will be barred from flying. Boris Johnson said ministers will be bringing in measures to ensure people arriving in the country are Covid-free. Government sources told MailOnline the detail of the policy was still being … Read more Passengers coming to Britain WILL need a negative Covid test within 72 hours of departure

US airlines urge Trump to lift travel ban on passengers from Europe and UK

A group representing major US airlines on Monday urged the Trump administration to lift travel bans on passengers flying in from Brazil, Europe and the UK as the air travel industry continues to strain under the weight of the on-going coronavirus pandemic. The plea came in a letter authored by Airlines for America (A4A), a … Read more US airlines urge Trump to lift travel ban on passengers from Europe and UK

20 passengers feared dead after boat heading from the Bahamas to Florida goes missing

BREAKING NEWS: 20 passengers feared dead after boat heading to Florida from the Bahamas goes missing The US Coast Guard suspended search for the vessel on Friday night Boat with about 20 people on board was meant to arrive in Lake Worth, Florida  Rescuers searched 17,000 square miles when it was three days behind schedule … Read more 20 passengers feared dead after boat heading from the Bahamas to Florida goes missing

US will now require negative COVID-19 tests for ALL passengers arriving from UK

The US government will now require all airline passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to test negative for COVID-19 starting Monday.  A new mutant strain of the virus that is 70 percent more infectious is spreading in Britain, prompting many countries to shut their borders to travelers from there. The Centers for Disease Control and … Read more US will now require negative COVID-19 tests for ALL passengers arriving from UK

Heathrow bosses warn passengers they must book Covid swabs BEFORE heading to the airport

Heathrow passengers today had a taste of the new normal as they underwent swab tests before boarding flights to the US. Passengers were seen flooding into the London airport this morning, despite more than 50 countries across the world imposing restrictions on UK travel after the identification of a mutant Covid-19 strain in Britain. However flights … Read more Heathrow bosses warn passengers they must book Covid swabs BEFORE heading to the airport

Buddha Air plane flies the wrong way, taking passengers to airport 160 miles from its destination

Buddha Air plane flies the wrong way and takes its passengers to airport 160 miles from its destination The Nepalese airline was supposed to fly south to Janakpur from Kathmandu’s  Tribhuvan International Airport But instead it flew north west to Pokhara in central Nepal due to ‘human error’ 69 passengers were flummoxed to find themselves in … Read more Buddha Air plane flies the wrong way, taking passengers to airport 160 miles from its destination

Passengers arrive in New York from the UK WITHOUT being checked for COVID despite mutant strain

Passengers arriving in New York City from the United Kingdom said they didn’t have to take a COVID test before boarding their flight Tuesday, despite the discovery of a new mutant strain of the virus in Britain that is 70 percent more infectious. On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called it ‘reprehensible’ and ‘grossly … Read more Passengers arrive in New York from the UK WITHOUT being checked for COVID despite mutant strain

Coronavirus UK: Rail passengers in Tier 4 areas WILL get refunds after scrapping Xmas travel plans

Refunds for cancelled Christmas journeys: Who IS eligible?  The Department for Transport says passengers who have been forced to cancel their domestic Christmas travel plans can get bookings refunded. The compensation scheme applies to train and coach bookings only. Who is eligible? Anyone in Tier 4 who has cancelled train and coach bookings made in England … Read more Coronavirus UK: Rail passengers in Tier 4 areas WILL get refunds after scrapping Xmas travel plans

Photos from passengers onboard United fight show complete chaos among passengers

Passengers who were onboard a United Airlines flight from Orlando to Los Angeles during which a man died from coronavirus have shared photographs that depict the utter chaos on board. Panicked passengers sitting in various parts of the crowded cabin took photos as the drama unfolded before them which saw paramedics attempt to revive the … Read more Photos from passengers onboard United fight show complete chaos among passengers