Major Airlines To Call For Bail-Out To Survive In COVID-1916/03/2020
According to The Guardian, the airline bosses will write to the government to avoid any potential damages during on-going crisis.
The Guardian also reports Peter Norris, the chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways “will write to the prime minister on Monday to warn that the sector needs immediate financial aid of between £5bn and £7.5bn.” This bail-out will help to protect the industry amid ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Additionally, this is completely a disrupt situation for the British travel industry. Major travel companies are facing uncertainties over the upcoming few months.
Meanwhile, UK’s travel industry is facing a significant amount of uncertainties. As, most recently the Trump administration bans European travellers including the UK to travel in USA.
The USA is one of the favourite holiday destination among travellers from all-over the world. There are about 1 million British tourists travel to the country on every year.
Amid the latest Coronavirus crisis, different countries are now taking utmost steps to close their borders to prevent the disease. This including refusal to grant visas on arrival or e-visa for eligible passport holders.
In order to, prevent the disease from spreading different countries are taking their initative to protect its citizens.
One of the much stricter announcement is from countries like New Zealand. The country rules for its citizens for stay at home or self-isolation for 14 days, who travelled across different parts of the world.
Only exception of, travellers travelled within the Category 2 countries.
Since, the Coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak is now at level pandemic major airlines now rescheduling its flights or offering for refunds.
One of the major tour operator TUI is suspending its holiday packages including Cruise holidays amid Coronavirus crisis.
Lastly, there are safest seats on the plane you can consider to book to avoid any COVID-19 outbreaks.