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Coronavirus: UK airlines warn quarantine will ‘kill air travel’ Instead, they are asking for a more “targeted, risk-based” approach when establishing air links with countries that have high infection rates from the pandemic. “The alternative risks major damage to the arteries of UK trade with key industry supply chains, whilst pushing the UK to the back of the queue as states begin conversations for opening up their borders,” says the letter. Passengers, pictured here at Manchester Airport, are required to stand at least 2m apart from others More Ms Patel said on Friday: “We recognise how hard these changes will be for our travel and leisure sectors, who are already struggling in these unprecedented times. […] Some airlines have announced plans to increase flight numbers this summer after air travel ground to a virtual halt because of the coronavirus lockdowns imposed by many governments. However, some have argued that the two-week-long quarantine will put people off travel and be difficult to enforce.
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