Manchester, East Midlands and Stansted airports are set to introduce new regulations this week which require passengers to wear masks and gloves when travelling. In addition, passengers will have to make a health declaration. The rules are being introduced by the airports in order to ensure that air travel is...
Twelve European Union countries have asked to scrap the requirement for airlines to give cash refunds and allow them to issue their customers with travel vouchers instead. The request has been made in order to help airlines with their solvency. Passengers travelling in the EU are protected by regulations which...
Both Italy and France entered into a recession in the first quarter of 2020 while Spain reported a large decline in it's GDP (Gross Dompestic Product) of 5.2% with the Bank of Spain warning that the country could see an annual decline of more than 13%. Earlier in the week,...
IHS Markit/CIPS survey shows that the UK economy is set for deepest downturn "in living memory" as businesses are crippled by the lockdown which has resulted from the global Coronavirus pandemic. The survey showed that around 79% of services have been negatively impacted as a result of the response to...
Global stock markets have responded to the coronavirus outbreak with worrying volatility and sharp price drops, the worst in the last few decades. Despite central banks announcing coordinated efforts to ease the coronavirus effects, the last few months have witnessed the stock market's losses counted in trillions of dollars. The...
McDonald's in talks with some of its UK landlords to reduce rents as the company prepares to re-open restaurants. The company says that it has paid in full for the current quarter but "given the unprecedented situation" it is in negotiations with landlords to see how they could "offer support"...
Lufthansa pilots to concede 45% of their salaries for 2 years as the company fights for survival amid the Covid-19 pandemic
50 Best pivots to focus on a fund-raising drive in partnership with founding donor S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, delivering recovery-focused digital content and a major virtual summit in September The organisation behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is replacing its annual ranking, awards and related events with a three-pronged...
In 1950, Europe was in crisis, still devastated physically and economically by the effects of World War II, and politically searching for a way to ensure that the horrors of the war could never be repeated. Against this dark backdrop, on 9 May, French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman outlined his...
Labels will show fuel efficiency, wet grip, external rolling noise as of 2021 Estimated to save 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions Potential to create €9 billion turnover in manufacturing The new labelling scheme for car and truck tyres aims to increase consumer awareness on fuel savings, improve safety...