Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps has said it would apply to people who have been fully vaccinated with a jab approved by the EU or US. Travellers will still need to take a COVID test pre-departure and a PCR test on the second day after they arrive.
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Regulation & Legislation
There are a multitude of regulations and legislation that impact the aviation industry. These can be focused on safety, workforce needs, the legal requirements of connecting countries, and more.
As new risks begin to threaten airports, new regulations come into play to protect the aerodrome environment and its inhabitants.
With multiple aviation authorities working within the industry, regs and legs are being continuously reviewed. Within this section of International Airport Review we hope to keep you up to date on the most recent amendments and rules.
The new concession will focus on two main goals, namely an investment programme to enhance quality of services, and an ambitious environmental policy for the airport.
Passengers strongly support mask wearing onboard (83 per cent) and strict enforcement of mask rules (86 per cent).
With today marked as "Freedom Day" in England with the ending of all lockdown restrictions, the Irish Aviation Authority has welcomed it as a sign of hope.
With passenger numbers expected to be 47.3 per cent down by the end of 2021 compared to 2019, ACI World has predicted that global traffic may take up to two decades to return to previously projected levels.
Post-Brexit, the value of trade being transported through Heathrow Airport could grow to over £204 billion, benefitting British businesses in every corner of the UK.
ICAO's 'Establishing a Public Health Corridor' iPack is composed of guidance material, support personnel, training and other resources in order to assist countries in establishing travel corridors.
The UK aviation industry has welcomed the government announcement that vaccinated travellers will no longer need to quarantine upon returning from amber list countries, but has outlined that that more steps still need to be taken.
Health experts have stressed that the policy for face coverings to be worn on a 'personal choice' basis could cause a ‘setback’ for the aviation and travel industries to the start of the pandemic.
The four-phase plan to safely reopen Australia to the world has been welcomed by Australian airports, with the Chief Executive of AAA saying that it is "exactly what airports have been asking for".
In the next instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series, the Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport, Robert Sinclair, explains how the long-term approach applied to every aspect of the airport’s strategy and decision making will be key in its recovery.
A4E, ACI Europe, ERA and IATA have written to EU Heads of States calling for the harmonisation of EU Digital COVID Certificate verification standards and protocols.
Thomas Romig, Vice President of Safety, Security & Operations at Airports Council International (ACI) World, speaks to International Airport Review about the support available for airports as the Global Reporting Format for Runway Assessments regulation becomes applicable from November 2021.
For International Airport Review, Erin van der Maas, Airport Organising Programme Lead at the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), highlights how the inconsistencies between different worker groups, industry stakeholders, state relief, airlines and airports in differing countries during the pandemic has seen the majority of the workforce ignored – an…
As a result of the increase in vaccinations, the introduction of the EU Digital COVID Certificate and the upcoming summer season, interest in travel has risen significantly compared to February 2021.