The Independent – Holidaymakers Dealt ‘Huge Blow’ As Portugal Removed From Green List

The transport secretary, Grant Shapps, said: “The public has always known travel will be different this year and we must continue to take a cautious approach to reopening international travel in a way that protects public health and the vaccine rollout.”

As of 31 May, more than 100,000 Britons were currently on holiday in Portugal. Conrad Poulson, chief executive officer at Huq Industries, said: “Assuming the largest capacity Boeing 737 or equivalent can carry around 230 people that equates to around 487 flights to get every one of the remaining 112,177 people home.”

Meanwhile, seven more nations were added to the red list: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Trinidad & Tobago. Arrivals from these nations […]

The Independent Huq industries New Portugal Grren List

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Published by The Independent on 2021-06-03. Read the original article here.