Jun 8, 2020

Coronavirus: New UK travel quarantine rules a stunt, says Ryanair boss

AFP New rules requiring all people arriving in the UK to self-isolate for 14 days have come into effect. The travel industry has been vocal in its criticism of the government's quarantine rules, warning that the mandatory two-week isolation period will deter visitors and put jobs at risk. The airlines say they're prepared to ask for a judicial review into the government's travel quarantine rules. Travel trade body Abta has called on the government to urgently create a roadmap for restarting international travel. On 24 May, multiple industry leaders wrote to Prime Minister Boris Johnson asking that the government avoid taking a "Blanket approach" to quarantining visitors to the UK. Instead, they suggested that the UK agree so-called "Air bridges" with countries that have low coronavirus rates, and enable visitors from these countries to enter the UK without having to quarantine for 14 days.

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