Sumary of Airlines pray ‘green listing’ of US will see Big Apple breaks take off:
- The red-letter day in every UK airline executive diary is 17 May, from which international leisure travel from Britain may be permitted..
- Forecast global losses for aviation in 2021 are now $48bn (£35bn), according to an increasingly gloomy prognosis from the International Air Travel Association – on top of $126bn in 2020..
- Airlines have not had the last summer season – or the important strong booking period that you’d usually have seen since January – to bring in revenues now..
- There will be no return to the heady days of full business-class cabins, which used to be the key source of profits for those carriers.”.
- Whatever ministers announce on 17 May, the main block on transatlantic travel comes from section 212(f) of the US immigration act, powers invoked by Donald Trump in March 2020 banning all non-citizens from flying in to the US, and kept in place by his successor…