Boris Johnson says the government "has not given up" on international travel from 17 May

Apr 6, 2021
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In response to easyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren calling for holidaymakers who return from low-risk countries - once foreign leisure travel is permitted - to be allowed to take cheaper, lateral flow coronavirus tests rather than more expensive alternatives, Boris Johnson told reporters: “I raised that very issue myself yesterday. I do think we want to make things as easy as we possibly can.
“The boss of easyJet is right to focus on this issue. We’re going to see what we can do to make things as flexible and as affordable as possible.
“I do want to see international travel start up again. We have to be realistic. A lot of the destinations that we want to go to at the moment are suffering a new wave of the illness, of Covid, as we know.
“We can’t do it immediately, but that doesn’t mean that we’ve given up on May 17.
“We will be saying as much as we can, as soon as we can, about international travel.
“I know how impatient people are to book their holidays if they possibly can but I think we just have to be prudent at this stage.”
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    Motion ScreenMotion Screen11 days ago
  • The CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT OF DEATH have known that the poison vacation is unsafe now the truth is coming out borises passport is genocide forcing people to death vaccination by blackmail he has to be stopped

    Jazz HenryJazz Henry13 days ago
  • Papers please

    SauceV ichealMSauceV ichealM13 days ago
  • No to vaccine passports, no to forced or coerced vaccines.

    Francisco ZurbaranFrancisco Zurbaran13 days ago
  • In 2004 Boris 'covid passport' Johnson made a speech decrying ID cards saying they were tyranny.. the guy is unreal

    Jason SamuelsJason Samuels14 days ago
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