News and Alerts
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How Key Travel is handling COVID-19 related refunds01 April 2020 14:43
Key Travel’s policy in relation to passing on refunds received from our travel partners remains unchanged – as soon as Key Travel receives the refund from the airline, hotel or other provider, we will refund that amount to our customer as quickly as we can.
TRAVEL ADVICE: Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)20 March 2020 16:54
Key Travel will use best endeavours to publish individual announcements when travel advice changes; however, as the advice varies from country to country we strongly recommend clients should closely monitor the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) travel advice pages to check the applicable country(s) travel advice before travel.
COVID-19: Premier Inn update policies following government advice20 March 2020 16:18
As circumstances change, Premier Inn are reviewing policies including offering increased flexibility but closing restaurants.
A message from Saad Hammad, CEO, Key Travel18 March 2020 10:59
As the impact of COVID-19 continues to spread, I wanted to reach out to our customers, partners and all the friends of Key Travel.
Austrian Airlines temporarily terminates flight operations 18-28 March17 March 2020 09:04
Austrian Airlines decided to temporarily terminate all flight operations starting Wednesday night, 18 March 2020. This move is in response to entry bans being imposed across the globe and a rapid decline in demand for air travel. Initially, Austrian Airlines will cancel all flights up until 28 March 2020.
Australia to Quarantine All New Arrivals15 March 2020 10:00
This move is due to take effect from 13:00 GMT on Sunday 15th March (00:00 ACT).
US Extend Travel Ban to Include the UK and Ireland14 March 2020 17:48
The ban will be enforced from Monday 16th March 04:00 GMT (00:00 EST).
Travel Advisory for Kuwait: closure of Kuwait International Airport12 March 2020 17:01
The Kuwait Government have announced that commercial flights in to and out of Kuwait will be stopped as of Friday 13 March, until further notice.
Travel Advisory for India: visa restrictions related to COVID-1912 March 2020 16:18
All tourist visas have been suspended as have the provision of the free visa facility for OCI card holders until 15 April
Key Travel prepares business continuity plan to allow work from home12 March 2020 11:23
Key Travel is monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and has put a business continuity plan in place.
USA announces new travel restrictions from Europe12 March 2020 10:13
Effective from 13/3/20, travellers from the 26 Schengen border-free travel area will be restricted from entry into the USA for a period of 30 days.
Flybe Ceases Trading05 March 2020 08:39
As of Thursday 5th March 2020, Flybe has ceased trading. All flights operated by Flybe, and those operated by Stobart Air, are now cancelled.
Air Italy goes into liquidation18 February 2020 12:01
Air Italy has announced it will cease flights from 25 February and go into liquidation after it failed to receive the backing to continue operating from all of its shareholders.
Coronavirus - airlines suspend Hong Kong flights18 February 2020 12:01
British Airways and Cathay Pacific have announced suspensions to their Hong Kong flights.
Storm Ciara - Flight Cancellations08 February 2020 22:44
Storm Ciara has made their journey to the UK and is set to cause travel disruptions across the country on 9th February 2020.