Airlines Have Asked EU Countries To Exempt Britain From The Coronavirus Travel Ban Set To Kick In On January 1
Airlines have asked EU countries to exempt Britain from the coronavirus travel ban set to kick in on January 1.
Firms such as EasyJet and Airlines UK were joined by the World Travel and tour thác bản giốc Tourism Council in calling for clarity.
The UK and EU are negotiating a trade deal for after January but on Wednesday Boris Johnson returned from Brussels with 'significant differences' remaining.
But a deal may not include Covid travel rules, which allow non-essential trips into the EU from countries where cases are low, such as Australia and New Zealand.
Despite Britain having lower infection rates than 18 of the 27 EU member states, officials say there are currently 'no plans' to add it to the 'safe' list.
The EU advises against non-essential travel within the bloc, but most citizens can still travel freely between the 27 member countries despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Britain would not automatically be exempt from the third-party country rules even if the PM were to strike an 11th-hour deal with EU chief Ursula von der Leyen this week.
Firms such as EasyJet and Airlines UK were joined by the World Travel and kynghidongduong.vn Tourism Council in calling for clarity over a no deal Brexit (file photo)
The UK and EU are negotiating a trade deal for after January but on Wednesday Boris Johnson returned from Brussels with 'significant differences' remaining (file photo of Heathrow)
President of the World Travel and Tourism Council Gloria Guevara said there were 'compelling reasons' for the UK to be added to the exemption list.
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