Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca moved to amber travel list https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57839184 EasyJet said it could not understand why people were going to be allowed to attend nightclubs from Monday without a mask or social distancing but the government was "not comfortable with people going to...Jump to post
A group of leading travel businesses including Ryanair, BA, travel business Tui and Manchester Airports Group have launched legal action against the government over its travel curbs. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57774788 They want more transparency over how the government takes decisions on C...Jump to post
Travellers returning to England warned of six-hour airport queues. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57775800 The Immigration Service Union said the "sheer number" of passengers arriving and a shortage of Border Force officers would slow down checks. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps a...Jump to post
Heathrow to trial fast-tracking vaccinated arrivals https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57743038 The trial, due to start this weekend, will allow passengers who are fully vaccinated and are travelling on selected flights to Heathrow from Athens, Los Angeles, Montego Bay and New York to show proof of...Jump to post
Should this terrible thing happen would the US want to use Japan as a runway to defend the area, would they let them? I would think that America could not it itself be seen as weak in defending the reigion. No Nukes or mainland China hits but some serious warship damage in the Taiwan area, US submar...Jump to post
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-57682290 I know it is not always practical to take your mess home with you but I though some of the items eye watering. "The Americans left behind about 3.5 million items, Gen Kohistani said, including tens of thousands of bottles of water, energy drinks an...Jump to post
"The demolition of the standing portion of the apartment block that collapsed near Miami has been brought forward due to an approaching tropical storm."
The plane, a C130 Hercules, was trying to land in Jolo island in Sulu province when it overshot the runway. Seventeen bodies are said to have been recovered from the crash site at Patikul. RIP
The hybrid car-aircraft, AirCar, is equipped with a BMW engine and runs on regular petrol-pump fuel. Its creator, Prof Stefan Klein, said it could fly about 1,000km (600 miles), at a height of 8,200ft (2,500m), and had clocked up 40 hours in the air so far. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-576...Jump to post
Hong Kong is to ban all flights from the UK to curb the spread of the Delta variant of Covid.
People from the UK travelling to Portugal will have to quarantine for 14 days unless they can present proof they have received both coronavirus vaccines a fortnight before their arrival.
More than 20 Russian aircraft and two coastguard ships have shadowed a British warship sailing near Crimea.
The UK government rejected Russia's account of the incident and denied that any warning shots had been fired.
A little sabre-rattling?