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Latin America must restart air travel by July to avoid bankruptcies: trade group

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Latin American countries should quicken steps for airlines to renew domestic flights no later than July before more companies are forced to declare bankruptcy or close, a high-ranking official of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.

The trade group estimated losses for airlines in Latin America at $4 billion this year, with total losses for the industry expected to reach $84 billion globally.

Latin America has imposed stricter travel restrictions than most regions to fight coronavirus. Colombia and Argentina have banned international flights through to Aug. 31, while other countries including Peru, Ecuador, El

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Germans ‘strongly advised’ to avoid travelling to Britain over quarantine restrictions

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Germany will advise its citizens against travel to the UK because of the government’s coronavirus quarantine regulations.

Angela Merkel’s government announced it will lift its general warning against international travel for much of Europe from June 15, when Germany’s borders are set to reopen.

But it will issue special advice that travel to the UK is “strongly discouraged” because of the requirement that all international arrivals self-isolate for 14 days.

The move will come as a blow to the British government as it seeks to negotiate “air bridge” agreements to enable quarantine-free travel

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