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  • more and more countries replying travel bands with the UK after it reported them or infectious and out of control variant of coronavirus.

  • Denmark, Italy and the Netherlands have already also detected the new variant.

  • EU ambassadors will meet for emergency talks later to agree a common strategy.

  • France has banned arrivals from the UK by most routes on including some freight.

  • Other countries stopping flights from the UK include Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Turkey and Hong Kong.

  • The British prime minister is also due to chair an emergency meeting to address the country's growing isolation.

  • Mark Lovell reports.

  • Lorries isolated passengers grounded Many in the UK now stuck his European nations try to protect themselves from this fast spreading co vid 19 variant.

  • The Netherlands was the first to ban or passenger flights from the UK until the first of January.

  • On now, ferry passengers to Belgium has suspended flights and train arrivals from the UK for 24 hours.

  • Ireland's announced a 48 hour ban on flights arriving from the UK France has suspended all travel links that's air, sea rail or road for 48 hours, including freight.

  • Germany has banned planes landing from the UK, as has Switzerland, Czech Republic on Bulgaria until the 31st of January.

  • In a breathless and ever growing list, Turkey has two as well as banning flights from Denmark, the Netherlands and South Africa.

  • For the travel industry, this is devastating.

  • The UK government has got to build confidence.

  • Not just with these countries are neighbors, but also with the traveling public and indeed the travel industry in Madrid, where they're strengthening tests at this airport for UK arrivals.

  • There's concern E was really scared because I thought they might cancel my flight this week.

  • So bought the last seat on this flight to Manchester.

  • See again?

  • Some relatives warned us that flights from London and all the south were being canceled on.

  • We were worried that it might affect our trip.

  • It's just a shame that it's happened over Christmas.

  • You know, it's such a shame that way can't go and see family, especially over Christmas time.

  • Further a field, Kuwait has banned flights arriving from the United Kingdom, as has Canada.

  • Since the new virus variant was detected here in the UK in September.

  • It has also been detected in the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, and Australia.

  • This all comes at a bad time, not just for Britain, days away from the end of its transition period with the U, but for the wider world.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/21
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