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Heathrow: Coronavirus quarantine ‘strangling UK economy’

Image copyright Getty Images Heathrow Airport’s boss has warned quarantine restrictions are “strangling the UK economy”, and renewed calls for Covid-19 testing at airports. Thousands of jobs are being lost because Britain is being cut off from key markets, said chief executive John Holland-Kaye. The warning came as Heathrow reported passenger traffic in July plunged 88%. The government has said… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Heathrow trialling passenger temperature checks

Image copyright Getty Images The boss of Heathrow Airport has told MPs that it is trialling large-scale temperature checks as the aviation industry struggles with coronavirus. He said they are already being carried out at departure gates on people going to places where this is a requirement. John Holland-Kaye urged the government to produce a plan on what common standards… Read more →