Thousands of jobs at risk unless UK travel rules changed, say airlines

Calls for Covid traffic light and PCR testing system to be simplified, as holiday bookings down 83% on 2019

The travel industry has called for ministers to tear up the UK’s Covid traffic light and PCR testing rules as figures reveal their “devastating impact” on overseas flights and holiday bookings in peak season.

, Thousands of jobs at risk unless UK travel rules changed, say airlines, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Bookings for holidays abroad this summer were down 83% on 2019, according to data from the Travel Association (ABTA), with half of travel companies reporting no increase in bookings compared with last summer, despite the vaccination programme.

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