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(Reuters) – Delta Air Lines chief executive Ed Bastian said the travel corridor between New York and London was complicated and it would be easier to relaunch transatlantic flights to “just about” anywhere. what other European capital, the Financial Times reported on Sunday (here). .
Americans can travel to the UK but have been required since the spring to spend two weeks in quarantine on arrival. The same rule applies to passengers arriving in the United States from London.
“I think New York-London is complicated,” Bastian told the newspaper, casting doubt on hopes of opening an air corridor for the previously lucrative route for several airlines, including British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.
“I think you will find several more open countries on the continent.”
Big airlines want the US and UK governments to launch a coronavirus test trial for passengers traveling between London and New York to pave the way for the resumption of more international travel.
Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Edited by David Goodman
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