SNP MP Margaret Ferrier ‘sorry’ for travelling from London to Scotland after testing positive for COVID-19

SNP MP Margaret Ferrier has apologised for travelling by train from London to Scotland after having tested positive for COVID-19. 

She said that she “deeply regrets” the journey and has notified the police of her actions. 

Ferrier took a test on Saturday while at home after developing symptoms but then travelled to the House of Commons on Monday instead of isolating and awaiting her results, as per government guidelines.

The

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Hawaiian Airlines Expands Pre-Travel COVID-19 Testing Options with At-Home Service | Maui Now

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Hawaiian Airlines today announced a new COVID-19 test option for travelers visiting or returning to the Hawaiian Islands from the US mainland. The airline’s customers can order a $150 mail-in saliva test online through Vault Health.

The test kit will be express mailed overnight to guests who will self-collect their sample with assistance from a testing supervisor in a video call. The kit

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Hawaii travel COVID testing options by airline: Everything to know

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After pushing back the prospective launch date several times, Hawaii will start its program to allow visitors to bypass quarantine by presenting a negative COVID-19 on Oct. 15, and several airlines have swooped in to assist in making that program a little easier for travelers. 

Hawaii has a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all out-of-state travelers. Starting Oct. 15, travelers will be

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New coronavirus testing unit set up in Newcastle near student accommodation

A mobile testing unit has been set up in a Newcastle suburb to give people more places to go to get tested.

A spokesman for Newcastle Council confirmed that the new unit was set up on Stoddart Street, in Shieldfield, to increase testing capacity.

The unit opened for tests last Saturday.

A number of student accommodation is in the Shieldfield area, and

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Trump cancels travel schedule after testing positive for coronavirus, keeps phone call on virus aid for seniors

President Trump cleared his Friday schedule after he and first lady Melania Trump confirmed they had tested positive for the coronavirus in the early morning hours — except for a phone call on virus aid for vulnerable seniors, multiple reports said.

The president had previously planned to hold a fundraiser at the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C. and a rally in Sanford, Fla., with just a month left before the

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SNP MP apologises for breaking self-isolation rules and travelling on trains after testing positive for Covid-19

A Scottish National Party MP has admitted putting hundreds of people at risk by attending Parliament while she was suffering from Covid-19 – breaking self-isolation rules at least five times.

Margaret Ferrier, the MP for Rutherglen West and Hamilton, took a coronavirus test after falling ill last Saturday, but decided to travel to Westminster on Monday because she was feeling better – despite the fact her test result had not

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Airlines are pushing for COVID-19 testing as an alternative to quarantines

Global airlines are pushing for widespread coronavirus testing as an alternative to quarantine measures and other travel restrictions that have dampened passenger demand and decimated the industry.

Why it matters: Airline officials have pegged the industry’s recovery to the discovery of a coronavirus vaccine, but it could be mid-2021 before one is widely available.

  • In the meantime, industry officials say systematic testing of all passengers before departure could get around
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Hawaiian Airlines expands pre-travel COVID-19 testing options

Hawaiian Airlines is offering a take-home pre-travel COVID-19 testing option for those traveling or returning to the Hawaiian Islands from the United States.

Last month, Hawaiian became the second major carrier after United Airlines to offer COVID-19 testing for travelers, first implementing a drive-thru polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing at the airline’s

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Hawaiian Airlines Expands Pre-Travel COVID-19 Testing Options with Convenient At-home Service

HONOLULU, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hawaiian Airlines today began offering travelers visiting or returning to the Hawaiian Islands from the U.S. mainland a pre-travel COVID-19 test they can take from the comfort of their home to qualify to be exempt from the state of Hawai’i quarantine.

Hawaiian’s guests can order the $150 mail-in saliva test online through Vault Health. The test kit, which is available for travelers of

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Oakland Int’l. Aiport to offer free COVID-19 tests ahead of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing plan

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Ahead of the start of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program, the Oakland International Airport (OAK) announced free rapid testing for all.



a sign on the side of a road: Oakland International Airport to give out free COVID-19 test.


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Oakland International Airport to give out free COVID-19 test.

The tests would satisfy the requirements set forth by the program for people flying to Hawaii who want to avoid the 14-day traveler quarantine.

The airport is working with CityHealth Urgent

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Airlines turn to testing to stem virus spread, encourage travel

Delta hopes upping the frequency of the testing on its employees who live in virus hot zones will not only protect them, but will “instill confidence” with consumers about flying Delta.

The airline waded into uncharted waters for most American companies when it began testing all of its employees — including frontline workers like flight attendants and gate agents — for the coronavirus in June.

It plans additional testing of

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JA Resorts & Hotels Launches Convenient In-House COVID-19 Testing at Several Dubai Hotels and Resorts

UAE based hospitality group, JA Resorts & Hotels has announced that it will be making onsite COVID-19 tests available to international and local guests at its properties in Dubai.

The onsite COVID-19 tests will be available at JA Palm Tree Court and JA Beach Hotel both at JA The Resort, Jebel Ali Beach Dubai, JA Ocean View Hotel on The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence and in The Manor by JA,

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Shortage of tests means testing program for inter-island travel a ‘challenge’



a screen shot of an open laptop computer sitting on top of a table: Gov. David Ige stressed that he continues to discuss the matter with county mayors. “The challenge is access to tests. Our concern is the number of tests we currently have available,” Ige said.


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Gov. David Ige stressed that he continues to discuss the matter with county mayors. “The challenge is access to tests. Our concern is the number of tests we currently have available,” Ige said.

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – The governor said Wednesday he has no plans to lift the inter-island traveler quarantine, and acknowledged a shortage of tests locally means the pre-travel testing program for trans-Pacific

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Hawaiian Airlines Increasing Flights in Preparation for Pre-Travel Testing Program | Maui Now

Hawaiian Airlines is bringing back more flights and routes between the US mainland and Hawai‘i to welcome guests who will have the option to bypass the state of Hawai‘i quarantine with a pre-travel negative COVID-19 test starting Oct. 15.

Hawaiian will resume nonstop service between Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas starting tomorrow, and between HNL and Oakland, Phoenix and San Jose international

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American Airlines hopes to spark international travel with COVID-19 testing

In hopes of boosting international travel, American Airlines said it will begin offering coronavirus testing on some international flights leaving Miami, as well as flights to Hawaii out of Dallas.

In cooperation with the governments of Jamaica and the Bahamas, American Airlines will be testing passengers for the coronavirus before flights out of Miami starting next month.

The airline said that flights from Miami to Jamaica will allow for Jamaica

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Hawaiian Airlines increases flights in preparation for state’s pre-travel testing program

HONOLULU (KHON2) — With the pre-travel testing program set to take place starting Oct. 15, Hawaiian Airlines announced it is bringing back more flights and routes between the U.S. mainland and Hawai‘i.

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Th airline says it will resume nonstop service between Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas starting Oct. 1. A

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American Airlines’ Preflight COVID-19 Testing For International Travel

(RTTNews) – In its bid to prepare for opening up international travel, American Airlines has initiated a plan for preflight coronavirus (COVID-19) testing.

This move is expected to inspire and rebuild confidence in air travel and advance the travel industry’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The carrier is beginning with testing for customers travelling to Jamaica and the Bahamas, and will expand the testing to additional markets in the weeks

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Global airline alliance calls for rapid COVID-19 testing to restore air travel

SkyTeam wants rapid COVID-19 testing to restore air travel after the pandemic has brought the industry to crisis point. Photo: Pro Shots/Sipa USA
SkyTeam wants rapid COVID-19 testing to restore air travel after the pandemic has brought the industry to crisis point. Photo: Pro Shots/Sipa USA

Global airline alliance SkyTeam is calling for standardised COVID-19 testing before departure to restore international air travel in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

SkyTeam and its 19 members, which include Delta Air Lines (DAL), Air France (AF.PA), KLM (KLMR), and China Eastern Airlines (0670.HK), are supporting

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American Airlines To Offer Pre-Flight COVID-19 Testing For International Flights

Wednesday, September 30th 2020, 7:46 am

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TULSA, Okla. –

American Airlines has announced it has partnered with several governments in offering pre-flight COVID-19 testing for international flights.

American says their goal is to protect customers and inspire confidence in air travel.

“The pandemic has changed our business in ways we never could have expected, but all the while, the entire American Airlines team has eagerly tackled

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American Air Joins Rush to Provide Preflight Virus Testing

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. joined the dash among U.S. carriers to offer preflight coronavirus testing to Jamaica and Hawaii that it hopes to eventually expand to other international markets.



a group of people standing around a bag of luggage: Travelers wearing protective masks wait to board an American Airlines fight at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Dallas, Texas, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Airline passenger numbers in the U.S. totaled 797,699 on Sept. 28, compared with 2.37 million the same weekday a year earlier, according to the Transportation Security Administration.


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Travelers wearing protective masks wait to board an American Airlines fight at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Dallas, Texas, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Airline passenger numbers in the U.S. totaled 797,699 on Sept. 28,

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