Sumary of Travel industry leader berates government for ‘green list’ tightening:
- Mark Tanzer, chief executive of Abta, the travel association, told the Treasury Select Committee the government was “prepared to say that international travel is not going be restarting as originally envisaged”..
- Mr Tanzer said the government should recognise the lower risk posed by fully vaccinated travellers by removing the demand for multiple tests even from “green”.
- “We’d like to see the ‘traffic light’ system that was announced actually put into practice, and that countries that have high vaccination rates and low infection rates are treated on an equal basis to the UK..
- According to data from the International Air Transport Association (Iata), the UK has only 13 per cent of 2019 flights operating…