With journey suspended between the UK and US since March 2020, the nations have introduced a brand new job pressure aimed toward restarting transatlantic journey “as quickly as attainable”.
US president Joe Biden is at the moment within the UK and assembly in-person with Prime Minister Boris Johnson for the primary time on Thursday, forward of the G7 summit. The announcement of the duty pressure got here from the UK’s transport minister, Grant Schapps, who tweeted that the creation of the duty pressure would “assist facilitate the reopening of transatlantic journey”.
Based on a UK authorities assertion, the nations goal to “open up journey between the UK and US as quickly as attainable”. Nevertheless, no timeline for when journey might resume has been given. Earlier than the pandemic, greater than 5 million Brits traveled to the US and 4.5 million Individuals visited the UK annually – greater than some other nation.
The brand new journey working group will “make suggestions on safely reopening worldwide journey” and discover choices for guaranteeing “that the UK and US intently share considering and experience on worldwide journey coverage going ahead”.
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