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Aviation, travel groups urge fully reopening US-UK travel market

/ 10:05 PM May 03, 2021
Aviation, travel groups urge fully reopening US-UK travel market

FILE PHOTO: Travelers at Heathrow Airport, London, Britain, February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville

WASHINGTON A coalition of the United States and European travel, airline, union, business and airport groups on Monday called for fully reopening the U.S.-UK air travel market “as soon as safely possible.”

In a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the groups said the leaders’ planned meeting in early June “would be an ideal opportunity for a joint announcement of the full reopening of the U.S.-UK air travel market for both U.S. and UK citizens.”

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