Qantas delays Project Sunrise flights to 2024

Qantas has planned to launch its Project Sunrise flights from the three major cities on the east coast of Australia to London, Paris, and New York in 2024. Speaking at EuroControl’s Aviation “Straight Talk” interview, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said the airline had just been ready to place an order for the Airbus A350-1000 before…

Captain Sir Tom Moore has died with coronavirus

The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for the NHS, was taken to Bedford Hospital after requiring help with his breathing on Sunday. His daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore said he had been treated for pneumonia over the past few weeks and last week tested positive for Covid-19. The Army veteran won the nation’s hearts by walking 100…

ALERT Air Transat suspends all flights

Canada’s Air Transat has suspended all flights for the rest of the winter season due to new travel restrictions including 14-day mandatory quarantine for all incoming passengers. However, the airline said it would continue operating return flights to Canada until February 13. In a statement, the airline said: “Continued travel restrictions and the numerous measures…

British Airways to launch digital health passport

British Airways has announced a new trial of the Verifly health passport app, allowing customers to verify Covid-19 test certificates before they leave home for their flights. The trial begins on February 4 on all of the carrier’s transatlantic routes between London and the US (currently New York JFK, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago,…