Shai Weiss knew the second the pandemic struck that summer time 2020 can be a write-off, however he had massive plans for 2021. “We thought we’d function a near-full schedule from now all through this summer time,” mentioned the Virgin Atlantic boss.
It hasn’t labored out that approach. The locations to which his red-tailed jets fly stay closed to all however important travellers — and it’s not clear but which is able to reopen, or when.
Final week, ministers mentioned the federal government would undertake a “visitors mild” system to restart worldwide journey subsequent month. But it surely’s not clear which international locations will probably be inexperienced, amber or pink, nor how every vacation spot will apply vaccination standing and Covid checks, nor when they’ll reverse immigration restrictions. Beneath present US regulation, British