A new scheme imposing additional administrative elements on travellers passing through Britain will damage the UK aviation industry’s competitiveness, the CEO of British Airways has warned. The Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) document, first announced in March 2023, will cost £10 and will be gradually phased in over the course of two years from November onwards. According to the Home Office, ‘the ETA scheme is broadly for visitors who do not need a visa for short stays to the UK, or do not already have a UK immigration status prior to travelling’. However, CEO of British Airways Sean Doyle has condemned

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