- UK 'to bring in 14-day quarantine for air passengers'

UK airlines say they have been told the government will bring in a 14-day quarantine for anyone arriving in the UK from any country apart from the Republic of Ireland in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The new restriction is expected to take effect at the end of this month.

Industry body Airlines UK said the policy needed "a credible exit plan" and should be reviewed weekly.

People arriving in the UK would have to self-isolate at a private residence.

Government and aviation sources told BBC News that the quarantine would mean people might be expected to provide an address at the border.

It is not clear how long the new travel restriction would be in place and whether non-UK residents would be allowed to stay in rented private accommodation.

"We need to see the details of what they are proposing", said Airlines UK, which represents British Airways, EasyJet and other UK-based airlines, in a statement.

Redigert 09.05.2020 kl 00:46 Du må logge inn for å svare

Bra. Det blir vel lenger karantene for de som forlater øygruppa? Pussig å se at de nasjonene med antatt dårligst hygiene i Europa topper coronastatistikken. Eneste fellesnevner som jeg ser. Justerer vi for varmere klima, som viruset trives dårlig med, så er det rimelig overbevisende.
Redigert 09.05.2020 kl 01:12 Du må logge inn for å svare