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Summer airport delays could be 15 times longer than normal, Border Chief warns

The Mirror 08 May 2021
Border Force director Paul Lincoln has advised passengers to face increased delays at "each stage" of their journey. Grant Shapps has announced 12 countries are on the UK green list ... .
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Resumption of flights to Maritime airports delayed because of spike in COVID-19 cases

CTV 08 May 2021
It's been more than three months since the last commercial flight touched the tarmac at the Sydney airport -- and now it looks like it could be a while longer before the service returns ... .
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Saturday morning UK news briefing: Today's top headlines from The Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph 08 May 2021
To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free. 1 ... 2. Holidaymakers face airport queues of up to eight hours. Holidaymakers face airport delays because it is taking 14 or 15 times longer to check their travel documents even as the ban on foreign travel is lifted, Britain’s Border Force chief has warned ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... .
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US pipeline company halts operations after cyberattack

Tampa Bay Times 08 May 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S ... Colonial Pipeline said the attack took place Friday and also affected some of its information technology systems ... Lipow said a key concern about a lengthy delay would be the supply of jet fuel needed to keep major airports operating, like those in Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina ... .
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Travel bosses demand MORE countries be put on safe-travel green list as they slam 'overly ...

The Daily Mail 08 May 2021
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the removal of the ban on international leisure travel is 'necessarily cautious', but sector leaders warned it could 'delay the industry's recovery' ... It is a remote destination in the Atlantic Ocean, close to Antarctica, with no roads and no airport ... I'm afraid we do expect longer delays at airports.'.
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Airport will take years to recover from 'devastating' 2020, CEO says at annual meeting

Ottawa Business Journal 07 May 2021
It will take “several years” for the pandemic-battered Ottawa airport to restore its full complement of pre-COVID routes and get delayed infrastructure projects back on track, officials said this week after the facility presented a 2020 financial summary that was awash in red ink ... Mark Laroche - CEO of the Ottawa International Airport Authority.
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Ghana takes delivery of 350,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Joy Online 07 May 2021
A total of 350,000 doses the AstraZeneca vaccines arrived at the Kotota International Airport this morning. Following a delay in the delivery of the vaccines, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr ... He explained that the delay in ...
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Faroe Islands? UK to cautiously reopen travel from May 17

Metro USA 07 May 2021
Trade bodies for pilots and airlines, airports and holiday groups said Britain was ... Experts have also said prices could shoot up for bookings to the few places on the green list, and Shapps said airports could also see longer delays as airlines check for negative test results.
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Britain to reopen foreign holidays to just a handful of countries

Metro USA 07 May 2021
Trade bodies for pilots and airlines, airports and holiday groups said Britain was being excessively cautious and such a limited reopening would continue to drag on an industry that had taken great strides to manage safe travel ... Shapps said airports could also see longer delays as COVID-19 test results must be checked.
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Centre continues to allocate and deliver Covid aid received from global community to states

The Times of India 07 May 2021
Hence, there is a need to reconcile the distribution logistics with the need to reach the materials as expeditiously as possible to the states,” Arti Ahuja, additional secretary to the health ministry said, emphasizing there has been no delay in the transport of foreign aid items from the airport to their destinations.
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How To Get A 'Vaccine Passport' For International Travel

Huffington Post 07 May 2021
Airlines and airports have said any vaccine passport will need to be digital, to avoid delays during customs clearance or the boarding of flights caused by checks of paperwork.
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Covid-19 live updates: India shatters global record as cases surge again

The Washington Post 07 May 2021
Some officials have expressed concern that the shipments of crucial supplies are being held up at airports and delayed in reaching hospitals that are in desperate need of oxygen equipment, medicines and vaccines ... .
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India Covid aid: Is emergency relief reaching those in need?

Yahoo Daily News 07 May 2021
By Sunday, some 300 tonnes of supplies on 25 flights had arrived at Delhi International Airport alone. But - as cases continue to reach record levels across the country - concerns are mounting about delays in supplying the aid to those most in need. For several days, much of the cargo sat in airport hangars as hospitals called for more support.
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England reveals countries on new travel 'green list' for holidays

RTE 07 May 2021
People from England can travel to Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel from 17 May without having to self-isolate on their return, it was announced today ... British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the travel list was not created based on where people "want to lie on beaches" ... "I';m afraid we do expect longer delays at airports.".
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Holiday hell: Travellers are warned they face TEN HOUR queues at UK airports this summer ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2021
Lockdown weary holidaymakers looking to escape this summer could face delays of up to ten hours at airports, a union has warned today ... The union has warned delays of around seven hours seen when travel resumed last summer could rise to ten hours in the coming weeks. Passengers queue to enter Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport earlier this year.
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