The guidelines said measures in place in aviation lower the risk of transmission of Covid-19 during air travel. Photograph: iStock

Air passengers should not automatically be considered high-risk for spreading Covid-19 and should be treated like members of the local population who (...)

A letter will be sent to all EU states to “ensure respect of passenger rights”, and to outline suggestions to make vouchers more attractive if airlines want more passengers to accept them instead of refunds. Photograph: Getty Images

Airlines have reacted with fury to the European Commission’s fresh demand that passengers must be given cash refunds for cancelled flights, and cannot(...)

United Airlines employees examining  Brooks Brothers’ uniform prototype. Photograph: Wayne Slezak

Chaotic border checks complaints Four major aviation representative groups have written to the European Union to complain about the chaotic way new b(...)