Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Erie to the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom has reimposed national lockdown.
From January 4, National lockdown in England is in effect. Traveling away from home, including internationally, is restricted from England except in limited circumstances such as for work or for education.
Foreign nationals are subject to the ‘Stay at Home’ regulations. They should not travel abroad unless it is permitted.
Different rules apply in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Travelers must follow all the rules that apply to them.
From November 20, Scotland restricted cross-border travels within the UK, only essential travels—which includes health reasons, work and for study—will be allowed to enter and leave Scotland. People living within Level 3 or Level 4 lockdown areas in Scotland are also not permitted to leave their area, and banned from traveling overseas, though people in Level 0-2 are not.
Travelers who have been in or transited through ared list travel ban countries in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter The United Kingdom with the exception of British nationals, nationals of Ireland, residents of the UK.
Certain areas of the UK and Crown Dependencies may have specific travel regulations. Check the relevant page for information related to travel to Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Shetland, and Orkney.
All travelers entering the United Kingdom must present a completed "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" to immigration upon arrival.
On January 18, all travelers to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, including UK nationals returning home, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR, antigen or LAMP test result taken within 3 days prior to departure.
Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena), will not be in scope of the regulations. Children under the age of 11 will also not be required to complete pre-departure testing.
Until January 21, travelers from Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia or Barbados will also not be in scope of the regulations.
On January 18, travel corridors will be suspended, all travelers arriving in the UK from any foreign country except Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man are subject to 10-day self-isolation. Travelers can take a test on the 5th day of their arrival, if the test result is negative the self-isolation period will end as soon as they receive the result, they must continue to self-isolate while awaiting for the test result. If the test is positive they need to self-isolate for another 10 days. Count the 10 days starting from the day they took the test, or from when they first had symptoms if that is earlier.
From February 15, British nationals, nationals of Ireland, residents of the UK who have been in or through a red list travel ban country in the past 10 days must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days. They cannot use the Test to Release scheme.
Note: The English, Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish governments may be applying quarantine requirements differently. Check for more information on travel to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
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All travelers on flights to the UK must wear face coverings on aircraft and on public transport upon arrival thereafter. Passengers using taxis and private hire vehicles should also use a face covering for the duration of their journey. Drivers may refuse to transport passengers who do not follow guidance for safe travel.
From March 8, passenger traveling abroad will need to carry a new travel declaration form stating that their trip is permitted under UK national lockdown rules. The form must be downloaded, signed before travel, and carried or downloaded onto a mobile phone. Passengers who do not have a valid form may be denied boarding.
Review the UK government’s entry requirements, and read more about travel restrictions for the UK.
There are currently 9 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in GB and 86 deaths as of Apr 12 2021
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Direct flight Erie to Charlotte. Glad for that."
Cons: "Not sure why, assuming it’s the plane type, but first time in 35 years my ears continued to pop all the way up and ended up with ear ache."
Pros: "Most people were so relaxed and pretty easy going about the whole thing"
Cons: "Flight from CLT to MCI was delayed 40 minutes, which made me arrive at Kansas City really late"
Cons: "Had to sit next to someone that was so big she had to put up the arm seat and sit on half my seat. Thank god I’m 110 but sitting next to the window made me very claustrophobic."
Cons: "Board planes from the back to front to avoid aisle congestion while boarding."
Pros: "No issues - which is what I expect"
Cons: "USB chargers on seats"
Pros: "Loved the interactive headrest system. Games, movies and more. Kept me so busy that the trip seemed like minutes instead of hours. Very comfortable seats!!"
Cons: "Tight squeeze down the aisle and heaven forbid you drop something while seated because you pretty much had to put your head on you neighbors lap to get it."
Cons: "Very cold cabin despite request to make it warmer, making it impossible to sleep. Food was cheap, carb-heavy fare - rice, crackers, a roll, sugar dessert bisquets all in one meal."
Pros: "Quick boarding and on time! Speedy and efficient"
Cons: "We waited on the check - in line for 3 hours because only 2 customer service reps were there to check-in customers. In 3 hours, only 2 people were assisted, causing us to miss our flight. I was traveling with my infant daughter on her first flight, I wasn't able to nurse her or change her. What a terrible experience. Are you working with American Airlines to improve their customer service? Surely, because you offer their flights in your site you support their practices. I just wanted a comfortable and reliable flight for my family. It's been very frustrating so far..."
Cons: "No free wifi"
Pros: "Everyone was very professional and pleasant."
Cons: "All great today."
Pros: "Very smooth flight. Competent crew."
Cons: "It was all good."
Cons: "The crew waited until we where onboard about to leave to defrost the wings, making us 50 min late. Half of the plane missed their connecting flights"
Pros: "Everything about the flight"
Cons: "My flight back home was cancelled without any notice and so we had to spend an extra night. The flight the next day went without a hitch, so it sort of made up for it."
Pros: "Got to destination early, nice leather seat."
Cons: "Food was horrible and no TV in each seat."
Pros: "Entertainment service and film variety was good"
Cons: "Seats are too small, no place for my legs"
Cons: "No individual entertainment. Sound on left side of plane did not work. Ran out of wine while pouring at dinner for an international flight. Bith wife and I got sick after eating on the plane. American Airlines Plane."
Pros: "Crew was very nice."
Cons: "Flight delayed by 5 hours last minute, making my layover 17 hours long. The delay caused my car rental place to give away my reservation so I had to wait an additional 2.5 hours to get a rental car. The primary reason for my travel was a wedding and although I made the actual wedding, I missed most of the pre-wedding activities that I had rsvped for. The seats were really uncomfortable, particularly the lack of low back support. I was very sore after the flight and was unable to sleep despite having been awake for over 24 hours prior to the flight. We were finally given meal tickets but was unable to use as everything closed at 10pm."
Pros: "Ease of boarding, comfort on flight."
Cons: "The delay for 3 hours."
Pros: "The flight boarded really quickly with absolutely excellent service from the flight crew. The pilots and crew were so considerate, and helpful. They totally took care of all of us. From the time I got on to the flight to the time I got off the crew were there to make sure I was taken care of."
Pros: "The plane was nicer and cleaner."
Cons: "Heading Back to Philadelphia from Miami took so long for the plane to arrive from Philadelphia. We had a 2 hour delay."
Pros: "The boarding was fast, the flight was faster than expected too, crew was very efficient and friendly."
Cons: "Space between seats too small, breakfast not good, too far inside the plane... Not so happy of the company rules : whatever you want to change, it will cost you. I suppose it's the way to keep flights cheap, but it's not fair to pay if when you arrive first, you have to pay to change for another seat... One free luggage of 23 kg when you cross the Atlantic is not enough..."
Pros: "The boarding was quick"
Cons: "I am surprised that an 8 hr international flight, had no WIfi.. I had to continually ask and check the time with Crew members. This needs to change when the average seat is $800-900 and the flight holds 35 seats. AA is raking in WAY to much money to be this cheap. No WiFi and having to look up to the middle isle to watch a child's movie on repeat " Guardians of the Galaxy." My neck and back were in extreme discomfort from the 8 hr flight back to NYC. If AA had headrest monitors and WiFi this could be avoided. Its 2017 stop being cheap!"
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "The planes are old. Needless to say there is no Wi-Fi, and the only entertainment on a 7.5 hour flight was a tiny tv in the center of aisle. 1987 tech in 2017. Our plane was delayed for 8 hours due to a broken hydrolics system, and no compensation for additional expenses due to equipment failure was offered."
Pros: "Plane was on time, everything proceeded like clockwork."
Cons: "Paying for luggage or food."
Cons: "This is our honeymoon! Every single blessed thing you sent said British Airways, but it was really American. Ended up at wrong terminal. Staff uncaring, plane cramped, seat reservation not honored. The worst. You will be getting a letter on your deceptive practices and I am going to bury you on social media. Kevin Howard"
Cons: "AA didnt give a boarding pass because of an error in their computer. When it was finally resolved the flight was gone and all they could say was sorry and said they would refund the money. They would not accomodate us or try to get us on another flight until they day of the returning flight. Unfortunately because of this my father missed seeing his friends and family who he has not seen in over 40 years for a reunion. We never received notification that anything was wrong with the flight and we were given the run around for 2 hours until they realized it was their fault and we missed the flight. Then they just offered a refund. In my opinion they were overbooked and did this on purpose, because it could have been resolved in minutes. I am disappointed with all parties involved including Kayak because of not notifying us of a problem. Thanks for ruining possibly the last time my father would be able to see his family and friends."
Pros: "Never made this flight they rerouted."
Pros: "The food was good and the flight attendants were great."
Cons: "No personal entertainment, just the old TVS every 6-8 rows."
Pros: "Our plane was grounded before take-off because of a mechanical issue, and the airline did a good job of informing us of the status of the repairs and eventual aircraft replacement. They offered us sandwiches, snacks and drinks for during our long delay."
Pros: "Great food and friendly crew."
Cons: "Even though it was a red-eye, it still would have been nice to have a tv for an international flight, or at the least a way to charge your electronics."
Cons: "Crew was rude."
Pros: "Another great flight. On our plane the entertainment was free and I was able to watch a lot of movies. We even landed early"
Cons: "I know it was a very long flight and my butt and legs were hiring by the time we landed. Also I'm lactose intolerant. And I wasn't able to eat any of the food. But it did look good. But overall a very good flight."
Pros: "I like that it's open seating."
Cons: "I don't like how there's not de-boarding procedure. Some people try to just rush off the plane."
Pros: "Didn't realize till half way through the trip, but it was possible to view free movies via my iPad mini on Gogo Entertainment app. That entertained my rest of the trip!"
Cons: "No outlet found around seats, so I couldn't recharge my devices during the trip."
Cons: "Overhead compartments full. Had to check carry-ons to final destination before boarding. Groups 3 and 4 and most of Group 2 had to check their carry-ons due to AA allowing more than 2 carry on items per person and oversize carry on items for Groups 1, and all the Advantage classes called."
Pros: "I. Did not take this flight had a family emergency had to get home right away"
Pros: "Staff and customer service were great"
Pros: "The flights were smooth and easy."
Cons: "Due to the crew being late, my second flight was delayed and hour and a half."
Pros: "Crew on flight to Charleston was nice"
Cons: "I was supposed to make the trip from BNA to CHS at 2:30, we were delayed over 1.5 hours, making me miss this flight by 5 mins. Then I was put on 10pm flight which was cancelled! They couldn't get me to HHH until 6pm the following day. I would have missed my entire conference. The closest they could get me was a 10pm flight to charleston, then I had to rent (AND PAY FOR) a car and drive 2 hours to HHH in the middle of the night. The customer service people were less than helpful. They aren't allowed to help you make car reservation. My flight on the way back from HHH to BNA was a similar story. Thankfully my connecting flight was delayed an hour or there was no way I would have made it."
Pros: "Food was good and staff was nice."
Cons: "Plane was old, seats uncomfortable like all the cushion in the seat had been worn out, and a bathroom was out of order so we had to wait in line for the other one that would quickly run out of paper towels."
Pros: "Overall, I'm pleased with BA."
Cons: "This flight didn't have the individual TV screens."
Pros: "The plane left on time and the flight crew were very courteous."
Cons: "Seats were hard and to close and not enough leg room. We had a new Airbus on an AA flight from San Francisco to Dallas that had wider seats that were softer and enough leg room. That was a great plane. There was no personal entertainment. Only one big screen coming out of the ceiling and playing a children's movie. Did not listen to it."
Cons: "4 hr. Layover"
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Complimentary snacks"
Pros: "The cabin crew were friendly and the food was decent."
Cons: "Boarded us onto a plane with a broken engine, deboarded the plane and delayed the flight 4 hours. Then we sat on the tarmac for an hour after landing because they didn't inform the airport that we were in a new, larger plane."
Pros: "Direct flight, convenient schedule"
Cons: "Ground delay at JFK, no personal entertainment system"
Cons: "The queues at immigration in San Francisco were disgracefully long. it took us 3 hrs to get to our luggage. Advice to US govt to employ more immigration officers. Airlines should report on this"
Cons: "sitting next to the people you are traveling with"
Cons: "My TV did not work."
Pros: "Getting a meal and drink"
Cons: "Movie selection wasn't very good, and the touch screens aren't sensitive enough, so I could feel the person behind me poking the screen really hard to make selections."
Pros: "Efficient boarding and on time service from ORD to LHR"
Cons: "WiFi rarely worked and I paid almost $30 for it"
Cons: "Wholly inaccurate and frankly FALSE information about baggage policies and seating. This was advertised and linked to the baggage policy of Austrian Airlines. I learned at the airport that I would be charged for bags, by United. I am inclined to never use Kayak, Austrian, or United ever again."
Cons: "Delayed 1 hour"
Cons: "Cabin temperature was set too high that caused dryness"
Pros: "Meals were good, good service, complimentary food and drink at good intervals"
Pros: "see above"
Pros: "Food tasted great, pilot did great job, bathroom easily available, cabin service reasonable."
Cons: "Unable to sleep, too uncomfortable"
Cons: "Not much choice of good movies"
Cons: "Screen small and blurry"
Cons: "I was somehow surprised by the added fee from FLYUS. It must have been in the small print but I missed it."
Pros: "Despite sitting in the middle seat and being well over 6 feet, there was room."
Cons: "no vegetarian óption for breakfast"
Pros: "Decent flight, can’t complain, pretty much empty."
Cons: "laberithine process to get my boarding pass. Booked on Kayak with last minute on a Luthanasa flight operated by United. Basically had to call all three in order to get my boarding passes as the website didn’t work. Really confusing."
Pros: "Boarding speed was too notch."
Cons: "I can't blame United for this, but we had to circle around Heathrow a couple of time and even had to perform and emergency pull up because there was an airplane still on the landing strip."
Pros: "Captain and crew were brilliant, kept passengers informed throughout as to the delays, as a result all passengers were patient and understanding. Not much more could have been done to improve the experience as the snow and conditions at Dublin airport were out of their hands."
Pros: "Entertainment and leg room brilliant!"
Cons: "Good was disgusting"
Pros: "United Airlines team and the plaine were brilliant."
Pros: "Very nice people working and good service."
Pros: "Good staff"
Cons: "Internet rate is ridiculous...15 / hr and goes up from there"
Cons: "Very limited movie choices on this 767 aircraft"
Cons: "Boarding was delayed because the aircraft was being serviced. None of the tray tables or screens were cleaned. They looked like people sneezed on them. Disgusting."
Pros: "Getting back to the UK"
Cons: "When booking with Lufthansa I don't then expect to be on a united airlines flight Terrible customer service and substandard old uncomfortable aircraft"
Pros: "Clean aircraft good entertainment, cockpit crew polite"
Cons: "The check in staff were unbelievably rude nearly looked and were abrupt and dismissive to a simple question. The cabin crew looked scruffy, and clearly had a lack of pride in their job and presentation. This is the first time I have ever flown United and I must say I would avoid flying with them again if possible, which is a shame and the aircraft and the entertainment on board were good"
Pros: "Pleased with all"
Pros: "The check in was good. The craft was clean."
Pros: "Improve the food and be ahead of the best"
Pros: "Again could not fault staff and quality of flight services, luckily space to sleep so fantastic flight."
Pros: "Brisk, efficient cabin crew served food and drink quickly then left us alone to sleep."
Cons: "Flight delayed by 75 minutes "awaiting plane". 20 minute wait when finally arrived at Heathrow for steps down to bus to take us to terminal."
Pros: "The flight was on time."
Cons: "The staff had no meal for me despite me having ordered one. The entertainment system wasn't working and neither was the wifi to allow you to watch on your own device. Old planes with uncomfortable seats. Really poor airline."
Cons: "Slight delay"
Pros: "Free food and drinks"
Cons: "Sent the details on this on the United site."
Cons: "small video monitor"
Cons: "NO INTERNET!!!"
Cons: "The Audio Visual was inoperative!!"
Cons: "No movies"
Cons: "They were late."
Pros: "Flights were on time. Staff friendly and helpful. Cabin was clean"
Cons: "HUGE DELAY. MISSED CONNECTION. CONSTANT UNCERTAINTY"
Pros: "Great movie selection and quantities of meals/snacks."
Airlines flying from Erie to the United Kingdom have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Erie to the United Kingdom
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Erie to the United Kingdom
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Erie to the United Kingdom
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Erie to the United Kingdom
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Erie to the United Kingdom