The COVID-19 pandemic has got us all rethinking the way we do business. From no longer needing expensive office space (replaced by the home office) to conducting important business meetings via video conferencing technology. So… do we still need to face meetings?
As the UK enters a second lockdown, travel for work is still permitted. If you’re a regular business traveller you may also be exempt from the current quarantine regulations. We show you how to keep you – and your business – moving, safely and legally.
Our own Gray Dawes Group Marketing Director, John Cooper, was recently invited by United Airlines and Heathrow Airport to take a look – first hand – at the measures being put in place for the safety of travellers. What John discovered were a range of innovations and practices which, in his opinion, make taking a flight the safest place to be!
In a new report commissioned by London City Airport, nine out of ten large UK companies say air travel is cruicial to success. The importance of domestic and international travel to the economic prospects of UK businesses and the wider economy reveals that the majority of UK business leaders would return to the skies if quarantine measures were eased.
Qatar Airways has become the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s ultraviolet (UV) cabin cleaning technology in their aircraft. Meanwhile Helsinki Airport are using sniffer dogs to detect travellers infected with COVID-19 and say it is ‘close to 100% accurate’.
The measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.