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British Airways wants travel restrictions lifted for vaccinated people

Christian Fernsby |
British Airways CEO Sean Doyle said on Sunday that those vaccinated against coronavirus should be permitted to travel internationally without restrictions.

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Sean Doyle urged the British government to work with other governments to look to resuming non-essential travel ahead of Westminster's roadmap to lifting regulations.

“I think people who’ve been vaccinated should be able to travel without restriction. Those who have not been vaccinated should be able to travel with a negative test result”, he said.

Doyle said he is optimistic that BA could be operating this summer due to the rapid pace of the vaccine roll-out, but added the firm's recovery depends would depend on 12 April, where the government will unveil how and when non-essential travel into and out of the country will be able to start up again.

The CEO stressed that the government should promote health apps in order to verify a person’s negative results as well as vaccination status.

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