PUBLISHED: 15:52, Mon, Sep 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:20, Mon, Sep 14, 2020
Flights have faced endless disruption this year as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Global travel may be grinding back into gear but the UK government continues to issue weekly travel restrictions. Many popular holiday destinations have been removed from the travel corridor list - Spain, France and Portugal to name just a few.
Anyone returning from a country not on the ‘safe’ list has to quarantine for 14 days.
Airlines have responded in varying degrees - some have axed flights to the affected destinations while others have kept their schedules in place.
The differing approaches can seem confusing.
This is what major airlines easyJet, TUI, Ryanair and British Airways are doing.
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Flights: These are the latest updates from major airlines easyJet, TUI, Ryanair and British Airways (Image: Getty Images)
Flights: easyJet has not cancelled any flights (Image: Getty Images)
easyJet has not cancelled any flights but is allowing anyone who does not wish to destinations on the quarantine list to change their flights for free.
An airline spokesman told Express.co.uk: “We know it continues to be difficult for our customers as a result of the constantly changing and unpredictable quarantine restrictions with the removal of Portugal and Hungary from the list of quarantine exempt countries.
“To provide our customers with some certainty and flexibility now that Portugal and Hungary have been removed from the list of quarantine exempt destinations for those arriving into England, all customers due to travel between England and these destinations can now transfer their flights without a change fee.
“Customers travelling within the next 14 days who wish to change their flights can do so without a change fee via our contact centre within seven days of the government decision.
“Any customers travelling outside of 14 days are able to change their flights without a change fee online via Manage Bookings in line with our current policy.”
TUI has cancelled a number of flights following recent restrictions on Greece and Portugal travel.
A TUI spokeswoman told Express.co.uk: “Due to the FCDO’s advice against all but essential travel to mainland Portugal, TUI UK has