Sumary of Race from the sun ends with an hour to spare as Portugal moves to amber list:
- Portugal three brief weeks in the sun, from the perspective of British holidaymakers, ended at 3am when the final evacuation flight touched down at Doncaster Sheffield airport..
- The chaotic rush home for tens of thousands of British holidaymakers was triggered by the transport secretary, Grant Shapps..
- Recommended While BA and TUI allowed holidaymakers to transfer to earlier flights for free, other companies charged hundreds of pounds more for switching to earlier departures..
- Demand has collapsed, with Ryanair selling flights from Faro to the UK on Tuesday for as little as €10 (£8.60)..
- The transport secretary previous assurance that airlines and holiday companies could expect at least a week warning of such a change was disregarded….