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UK in talks with Spain for Balearic and Canary Islands air bridge

by LLB staff reporter
27th Jul 20 3:08 pm

The British government are in talks on Monday to find a way to introduce air bridges from the Balearic and Canary Islands to the UK.

Should the air bridges be introduced then holidaymakers will not have observe the mandatory 14-day quarantine period.

On Saturday evening, the British government imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine to all Brits returning back to the UK from Spain, effective immediately.

All holidaymakers and travellers who are returning back from Spain, the Canary Islands and Balearic Islands now have to self-isolate from Sunday for two weeks.

Tour operators and airlines have reacted to the news which saw Tui suspend all flights with immediate effect on Saturday evening for two weeks.

EasyJet have announced that they are cancelling all holidays to Spain, but flights will only remain.

In a Statement EasyJet said, “We’re really sorry for any disappointment.” At the time of selling the holidays there were no requirements for holidaymakers to quarantine.

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