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AA, BA and oneworld airline alliance launch transatlantic COVID-19 testing

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The FINANCIAL — American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional coronavirus (COVID-19) medical-based testing trial on select flights from cities in the United States to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how COVID-19 testing can reopen international travel and remove the need for passengers to quarantine on arrival. The free tests will initially be offered to eligible customers booked on American Airlines Flight AA50 departing Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to LHR; British Airways Flight BA114 departing New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to LHR; and British Airways Flight BA268 from…

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AA, BA and oneworld airline alliance launch transatlantic COVID-19 testing

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The FINANCIAL — American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional coronavirus (COVID-19) medical-based testing trial on select flights from cities in the United States to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how COVID-19 testing can reopen international travel and remove the need for passengers to quarantine on arrival. The…

Airline alliances join together to urge governments implement testing protocols

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The FINANCIAL — The three global airline alliances, oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance, are in full support of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) second-phase Council on Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) report released on 10 November. Together, they urge governments to implement the report guidelines for passenger testing protocols, as well as the adoption of…

Airbus reveals plans for new zero-emission concept aircraft

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The FINANCIAL — Aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled plans for what it hailed as the first commercial zero-emission aircraft. Airbus says the planes are called the turbofan, turboprop and the blended-wing body and are earmarked to enter service by 2035. It is the planemaker’s latest effort to draw public attention to its zero-emission ambitions as…

13 big airlines join net-zero emission strategy

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The FINANCIAL — A group representing investors that collectively manage more than US$47tn in assets has demanded the world’s biggest corporate polluters back strategies to reach net-zero emissions and promised to hold them to public account. Climate Action 100+ is an initiative that is supported by 518 institutional investor organizations across the world. It has written…