Tag: Travel restrictions and advisories

Germany’s Merkel makes last UK visit before leaving office

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LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to push Angela Merkel to drop her efforts to impose COVID-19 restrictions on British travelers...

EU asylum applications drop due to COVID, not lower demand

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BRUSSELS — The European Union’s asylum agency said Tuesday that the number of people seeking international protection in Europe hit its lowest level last...

World champion Chen to begin Olympic quest at Skate America

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Three-time world figure skating champion Nathan Chen will begin his final preparations for the Winter Olympics in Beijing when he...

US proposes to ban air travel between US and Belarus

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WASHINGTON — The United States on Tuesday proposed sharp restrictions on travel between the U.S. and Belarus, the latest fallout from the forced landing...

Airlines say new UK travel rules cause travel uncertainty

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LONDON — Airlines and holiday providers on Friday expressed frustration with the U.K.’s plans to ease travel restrictions, saying uncertainty about how and when...

Merchant ship crews still stuck at sea amid pandemic

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Swansea, WALES — More than 15 months into the coronavirus pandemic, tens of thousands of seafarers vital to the global shipping industry remain stranded...

Turkey welcomes back tourists, hopes to recoup losses

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ANTALYA, Turkey — At the Ananas Hotel on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, the rooms were cleaned, the pool filled and the sun loungers distanced, as...

As pandemic restrictions wane, hopes rise for Europe travel

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SWANSEA, Wales — When Sierra Schade booked a trip to from Atlanta to Greece, she hoped more European countries would follow Greece’s lead and...

UK plans to ease quarantine rules for travel to US, EU

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LONDON — Britain said Thursday that it intends to relax pandemic travel restrictions by allowing people who are fully vaccinated to visit a wide...

American Airlines cutting flights as summer season starts

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DALLAS — American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air...