UK plots testing regime for foreign travellers in blow for aviation

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Cabinet minister Michael Gove today confirmed that the government is preparing new border controls for travellers entering England. James Warrington While ministers are tightening rules around travel, they stopped short of banning travel altogether. The tightening of rule follows criticism of the lack of screening for international arrivals (Getty Images) Also Read: Decision on UK border restrictions in coming days, says Michael Gove “It is already the case that there are significant restrictions on people coming into this country and of course we’re stressing that nobody should be travelling abroad.”  Last night the FT reported that new rules would be unveiled later this week requiring anyone travelling into the country to receive a negative Covid-19 test no more than 72 hours before their journey. 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Can You Pass It?QuizscapeAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorPost FunGreat Songs That Artists Are Now Embarrassed OfPost FunMoney PopThe Worst College In Every US State, RankedMoney Pop The so-called Test and Release system enables visitors from countries not included on the travel corridor list to take a private test after five days and leave isolation if a negative result is returned. The tightening of rule follows criticism of the lack of screening for international arrivals (Getty Images) Also Read: Decision on UK border restrictions in coming days, says Michael Gove Show Comments ▼ But it will spark fresh troubles for the travel sector, which has been battered by a steep drop in passenger numbers during the pandemic. The tightening of rule follows criticism of the lack of screening for international arrivals (Getty Images) The tightening of rules, which comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson plunged the country into a third national lockdown, follows criticism of the lack of screening of international arrivals. Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt yesterday urged the prime minister to close Britain’s borders to prevent new strains of the virus from being imported. “This must include covering operational losses during the current heightened restrictions and extending all existing forms of support until aviation is able to operate free from the barriers that have prevented any meaningful recovery to date,” she said. whatsapp The new rules will come after a system was introduced last month that allows passengers to shorten their self-isolation by taking a coronavirus test. Share whatsapp Speaking to ITV, he said: “We will be making announcements later today and in the days ahead about how we will make sure that our ports and airports are safe. Karen Dee, chief executive of the Airport Operators Association, described the fresh lockdown restrictions as a “devastating blow” and urged the government to introduce fresh support measures for the sector. This was compounded last month when the EU introduced a ban on UK nationals travelling to the bloc for non-essential purposes. Tags: Coronaviruslast_img read more