heathrow



NEWS: Heathrow launches pre-departure testing – but most countries won’t accept it

Collinson and Swissport have announced the launch of pre-departure rapid testing facilities at Heathrow Airport. The industry-leading testing facilities, a UK first, could be a critical step in the sector’s recovery, restoring traveller confidence and re-opening routes from the UK to the rest of the world. The facilities, located in…



NEWS: Heathrow demands testing decision, Barbados change, EU introduces traffic light + testing system to reduce/end quarantine

Heathrow demands testing decision After months of inaction as the travel industry was decimated, the UK government finally announced they were forming a task force to look at how to introduce testing to reduce quarantine. Hopefully, they will also look at the limits they are using to impose quarantine since…



NEWS: BA’s winter short haul schedule from Heathrow (subject to change) & get a discount COVID test for travel via BA

British Airways extends London Gatwick short-haul suspension to late-March 2021 Yesterday I wrote that BA appeared to be suspending its Gatwick short-haul operation until summer schedules 2021. This has now been confirmed along with their roughly planned schedule. As usual, this is very likely to change multiple times. British Airways…



NEWS: Heathrow arrivals COVID testing facility ready, Singapore reopening looking more promising and lounge access for Delta at Heathrow

Heathrow COVID-19 testing facility ready Collinson and Swissport have today announced their facility for COVID-19 testing is set up and ready for use at Heathrow Airport. The facility in Terminal 2 enables arriving passengers to be tested for COVID-19 upon landing and know just hours later if they have tested…