News – GB – Flights: Latest TUI, British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair & Jet2 updates as a lockdown to relax


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Flights are a complicated affair these days as airlines take very different positions on route cancellation. What are the latest updates from the major airlines? This is what you need to know about TUI, British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair and Jet2

Meanwhile flights to Goa, India; La Palma, Canary Islands; Phuket, Thailand; The Gambia; Florida; Iceland and the Seychelles arriving on or before March 30 April 2021 will be canceled

There will also be flights to Los Cabos (Mexico) and Kvarner Bay (Croatia) on or before December 31 October 2021, discontinued

Ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement tonight to ease the lockdown, TUI said in a statement: “We are aware of the media reports about the summer vacation for this year and want to assure customers that vacation cannot take place We will be contacted in the order of the departure date when we have more clarity “

British Airways (BA) has continued to operate limited flights and operates a “reduced” and “dynamic” flight schedule amid tightened travel rules

The latest statement on the BA website reads: “The UK government has introduced new measures at UK borders including testing, self-isolation and hotel quarantine requirements for arrivals from some destinations

“If you already have a booking, our trustworthy book gives you the flexibility to change or cancel your plans if necessary”

Passengers who no longer wish to fly can “change or cancel” their plans “

thanks to BA’s new” Book with Confidence “policy

Although the airline has not made extensive cancellations, it warns that changing itineraries could affect some flights

“If your flight has been canceled we will contact you with your options. Alternatively, you can rebook or request a voucher online,” explains the British Airways website

The airline has not canceled any flights directly related to the latest restrictions With the “protection promise”, however, customers can transfer their flight free of charge if they are “affected by new quarantine requirements”

Customers whose flight is canceled due to the reduced itinerary will be contacted directly by easyJet

The easyJet website states: “If any part of your trip is canceled, you will be notified directly by email and informed of your options

“[These] include switching to another easyJet flight for free (this includes the option to select a different arrival and departure airport within the same country as the original booking, if you choose) and selecting a voucher for the value Your ticket or request a refund, all of which you can manage online via Manage Bookings on easyJetcom or the easyJet app “

Ryanair has updated its website to include travel information for passengers who may be affected by the latest government restrictions

On its website, the airline states: “Everyone must complete an online passenger search form before arriving in the UK”

It also contains links to the government website for travelers 15 and older Arriving February from “high risk countries”

Passengers wishing to travel are advised to check with the relevant authorities before flying

Although Ryanair has not canceled any flights directly related to the new hotel quarantine rule, it has decided to cut its planned itinerary in the coming months due to a drop in passenger traffic

In a press release, the airline stated that “only a few flights to or from Ireland or the UK will be operated from the UK from late January until these draconian travel restrictions are lifted”

As a result of the cuts, the airline will also lower its traffic forecast for the full year from “under 35 million” to 26 to 30 million

Customers affected by cancellations will be contacted “as soon as possible” by text or email

Those whose flight has been canceled by Ryanair are eligible for a full refund or the option to reorder their flight

Passengers who simply want to change their plans are not eligible for a refund, but can postpone their flight to a later date at no additional cost

“If customers who have not yet traveled are affected by program changes, we will automatically cancel their booking for a full refund,” said the tour operator

In a statement on Twitter, Jet2 said: “Due to the ongoing uncertainty and travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to suspend flights and public holidays through April 14th To extend April 2021

“If customers who have not yet traveled are affected by program changes, our industry-leading instant refund of over £ 1 billion has been widely recognized We will continue to automatically cancel affected bookings with a full refund””

The airline works in the order of the departure date customers with bookings from 15 April will be updated promptly

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News – GB – Flights: Latest updates from TUI, British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair & Jet2 as a lockdown to relax