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Brits could travel to Greece for a holiday from June

by LLB Reporter
12th May 20 12:56 pm

The Greek government are planning to reboot their economy by reopening tourism which could see travel free restrictions from June.

The Interior Minister said Greece will adopt a three stage process to open travel between the islands and the mainland.

On Monday the first stage started with tourism businesses being allowed to prepare for the influx of the tourists.

There will be no restrictions between the islands and the mainland from 1 June, should things go well.

From the start of June tourism is expected to resume in Greece as Lufthansa airline have confirmed that all flights to Athens from Frankfurt will resume from Monday.

Greece’s tourism minister, Harry Theoharis said, “Of course, we will take precautions in terms of the requirements before travelling. But also, in the way that we travel.

“Social distancing rules will apply but we want to continue showing the kind of hospitality we’re known for.”

Ryanair announced on Tuesday that they are to resume two out of five flights from July as Michael O’Leary the chief executive said its time to “get Europe flying again.”

Ryanair chief executive Eddie Wilson said, “It is important for our customers and our people that we return to some normal schedules from 1 July onwards.

“Governments around Europe have implemented a four-month lockdown to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

“After four months, it is time to get Europe flying again so we can reunite friends and families, allow people to return to work and restart Europe’s tourism industry, which provides so many millions of jobs.”

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