Travel bosses plead for ‘regional air bridges’ to halt stock market rout

Jannie Delucca

Travel bosses are pleading for ministers to exempt top destinations such as Majorca and Ibiza from a new Spanish quarantine as it wreaked havoc across the marketplace on the initially day of the summertime holiday seasons.

Some £1.4bn was wiped off the benefit of listed airlines and getaway firms after passengers landing in the United kingdom from Spain have been informed they have to self-isolate for two months due to a surge of infections.

Sector leaders are furious at the final decision, which was imposed in excess of the weekend with no warning, and are now braced for a contemporary strike to finances that have presently been ravaged by the crisis.

Shares in IAG, the FTSE a hundred group that owns British Airways, plunged virtually 8pc.  EasyJet  also fell approximately 8pc, Jet2 owner Dart dropped 8.5pc and Ryanair fell a lot more than 3.8pc, with fears expanding that the quarantine

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