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    Western Sydney airport unveils final terminal design

    The post Western Sydney airport unveils final terminal design appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Sustainability and energy efficiency are at the core of the airport as CEO Simon Hickey reveals details of the $5.3 billion project. Western Sydney International Airport will become Sydney’s second airport, with demand for aviation services set to double over the next 20 years. That is the view of the Australian government, as the airport – named after the pioneering Australian aviatrix Nancy-Bird Walton – revealed the design of its terminal. Scheduled to open in late 2026 at an initial cost of $5.3 billion, Western Sydney is being built to accommodate 10…

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    Heathrow Airport reopens terminal 3 for red list arrivals

    The post Heathrow Airport reopens terminal 3 for red list arrivals appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. London’s Heathrow Airport has reopened Terminal 3 as a dedicated facility for all arrivals from red list countries into the UK. Hotel quarantine for arrivals from the most vulnerable destinations has been required for nearly four months, and there had been concerns of passengers mixing in queues during immigration. At present, there are 43 countries on the red list but direct flights are permitted from only a few of them, including India. Only British and Irish nationals or UK residents are allowed to travel from countries on the list. Anyone…

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    Heathrow could dedicate an entire terminal for ‘red list’ arrival

    The post Heathrow could dedicate an entire terminal for ‘red list’ arrival appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Heathrow Airport is said to be in talks with the British government to transform an entire terminal into a specialist facility that will only handle passengers arriving from COVID-19 high-risk ‘Red List’ countries. The airport has four terminals but only Terminal 2 and Terminal 5 are currently open while Terminal’s 3 and 4 remain temporarily mothballed due to the pandemic. The decision to direct all Red List arrivals into a dedicated terminal was spurred over concerns that passengers from countries such as India and South Africa were mingling in…