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Quarantine to end for Vaccinated US & EU arrivals

The update to travel arrangements covers arrivals from amber list countries in the EU and from the US. The UK will still require pre-departure testing, and a PCR test on or before Day 2 after travellers arrive in the UK. 


Innovation Strategy Launched

The Government has published its new Innovation Strategy. 


KAEFER receives third consecutive gold award for 2021

KAEFER received their third consecutive gold performance award as part of the 21st Century Supply Chains (SC21) Operational Excellence (OE) programme. 


Amber List Quarantine To End

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that fully vaccinated arrivals into the UK from amber list countries will no longer be required to self-isolate. 


Slow aerospace recovery struggles to achieve lift off

May saw small increases in the numbers of global aircraft orders and deliveries as the industry aims for recovery from more than 12 months of suppressed demand and production rates as a result of the pandemic. 


Agreement in Airbus and Boeing WTO Dispute

The US and the European Union today announced a five year suspension of tariffs in the long-running World Trade Organisation dispute over subsidies in the large commercial aircraft market. 


Update to Green Travel List

Following the Government’s announcement of updates to the red, amber and green lists for international travel, ADS Chief Executive Kevin Craven said: "The aerospace industry continues to be severely impacted by international travel restrictions. Today’s changes to the travel lists will cause further uncertainty to passengers and the wider aviation sector." 


Taskforce on US-UK travel

Ahead of the G7 Summit this week, the US and UK announced a new taskforce would examine the options for reopening travel between the two countries as soon as possible. 


Aircraft order books stabilise with recovery prospects remaining fragile

The month of April saw the overall order backlog of commercial aircraft begin to stabilise as customers placed 73 new orders, of which 68 are single aisle aircraft and five for widebodies. The backlog is now 1,000 aircraft below the level of April 2020.