Thursday , November 26 2020

Tag Archives: travel

TUI suspends its travel programme to Zakynthos.

In an urgent letter to all its partners, TUI UK announced late last night, just hours after the FCDO announced quarantine on 7 Greek islands, the suspension of its travel program for three islands and two destinations in Crete, from today Thursday and until September 22.   More specifically, it …

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Tourists Covid positive after Zakynthos holiday

Reports have been coming in of confirmed Covid cases in Plymouth, Devon in the UK, relating to tourists aged 18 and 19yr, who have recently returned from Zakynthos. We understand that 11 have definitely been confirmed as having Covid, but as many as 30 could be infected.  Most of those …

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EasyJet to stop flights from three UK airports from 01 September

It’s has been announced this afternoon that EasyJet will shut three UK airport bases on 01 September 2020. The bases at Newcastle, Southend and Stansted will close on 01 September, not only causing a loss of approx 670 employers but also affecting EasyJet flights from these airports. All outbound flights …

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Investigation into tourists death

An Investigation has begun into the death of a young tourist who fell from the cliffs above the ‘shipwreck’, Navagio Beach. The judicial investigation that’s now taking place, will look into the circumstances of the tragic accident that occurred in Summer 2017, that resulted in the death of a young …

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Greece bans UK flights until 15 July

Further to the announcement yesterday in regards to Europe opening its borders for flights, it has been confirmed in the last hour that UK Tourists will not be able to travel directly  to Greece until 15 July. The Greek government announced extending the ban on direct flights arriving from Britain, …

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TUI UK flight schedule, starting 26 July

Further to our post a few days in regards to TUI flights. It’s been announced that TUI hope to begin flights from the UK to Zakynthos, from July 26. This decision will of course be in line with any government decisions that will be made on the 29 June in …

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TUI to start UK to Greece flights, 11 July?

There has been an announcement in the in the press by TUI today stating that they will begin tourist flights, to eight locations in Greece and Spain, from 11 July 2020. The destinations in Greece are Corfu, Crete, Kos, Rhodes, the Spanish destinations are Canary Islands (Tenerife and Lanzarote) Ibiza …

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Flights from Zurich to begin with Edelweiss, 2 July

The company EDELWEISS, a subsidiary of Swiss Air announced today their complete flight program from July to October, which includes flights to 60 destinations in 29 countries. Among them is Greece, which will receive flights from the company to Corfu Zakynthos Rhodes Crete Mykonos Santorini Kos Samoa and Kalamata. With …

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Jet2 withdraw flights before 15 July

It’s been announced that Jet2 have withdrawn all flights due to take place before 15 July 2020 due to Covid 19. The statement on their website states that the decision is due to the uncertainty relating to the ongoing situation with Covid 19. On their site, Jet2 have said that …

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Airlines get Covid bailout

This afternoon the UK Government released information stating that four airlines had received bailout funds from the Bank of England’s Coronavirus Corporate Financing Facility. This money has been issued on agreement that will see monies repaid at rates 0.2 to 0.6%. EasyJet and Ryanair have received £600m of funding each. …

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