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Double jabbed Britons free to travel to ‘amber’ list countries, says UK

The UK government confirmed that doubled-jabbed residents will no longer need to complete mandatory 10-day home quarantine when returning to England from medium-risk countries on Britain’s ‘amber list’ for travel, from 19 July.

Trial for vaccinated travellers to be fast-tracked through arrivals at LHR

London’s Heathrow Airport will take part in a trial that would see fully vaccinated travellers entering from countries on the UK’s ‘amber list’ be fast-tracked through the airport’s screening process, in a move that hopes to kickstart the UK’s aviation industry. From next week, vaccinated travellers on selected flights from Athens, Los Angeles, Montego Bay

Abu Dhabi Airport cancels US$3bn terminal project after 10 years

The huge 742,000 square meter terminal was originally designed to open for business in 2017, however, the project was delayed numerous times.

Dubai Airport to reopen main terminal, expects 28m returning passengers

Dubai International Airport has announced it will reopen its highest capacity terminal and concourse, which was closed during the pandemic, as it prepares for an anticipated significant increase in travel demand. The airport, like many around the globe, saw a drastic decrease in passenger traffic over the course of the pandemic, which caused the airport

Swap quarantine for testing, says IATA again

The organisation said nations must shift to making “data-driven decisions” and referred to research suggesting those who test negative are incredibly unlikely to spread the disease.

London City quietly converts to virtual ATC operations

London City Airport revealed on Friday that it has quietly rolled out the use of virtual control tower technologies, with all air traffic operations being controlled remotely, 145 kilometres away. London City, the first international airport to introduce remote air traffic control operations, announced that it has successfully had the systems in place and operational

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