Tag - UK flights

UK air travel disruption to last for days: Transport Secy


London: British Transport Secretary Mark Harper has said that the widespread travel disruption could last for days after flights were cancelled or delayed due to a technical fault in the air traffic control (ATC) system. "Lots of flights were cancelled and it is going to take some days to get people back to where they...

British flights take off together to mark US opening borders


New York: A British Airways flight and a Virgin Atlantic one coordinated a synchronized departure from London's Heathrow Airport to mark the end of the US travel ban that was imposed 20 months ago in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. On November 8, the United States reopened its land and air borders to foreign visitors who...

India suspends all flights from UK till Dec 31


New Delhi: India has suspended all flights to and from the United Kingdom till December 31 in the wake of the new mutant strain of novel coronavirus. The suspension went into effect from December 22 midnight. All flights from India to the UK shall also stand temporarily suspended during the period, said a Ministry tweet. At present,...

Mutant Covid-19 strain: Many European nations halt UK flights


London: A number of European countries have started to ban flights to and fro from the UK following the emergence of a highly infectious mutant strain of the novel coronavirus. The development has led to chaos and confusion among people who were planning to spend the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays with families and friends...