Ian Guider: It will take more than the EU travel cert to stop Aer Lingus nosedive
The digital cert is fine for a sun holiday on the continent but until we reopen the common travel area with Britain and transatlantic travel, the airline’s losses will continue to mount
And so begins the countdown to yet another major government announcement on the reopening of the country.
Two big decisions lie ahead in the coming days: allowing indoor dining and resuming international travel. Given the mood music emanating from government circles about the potential impact of the Delta variant of Covid-19, it is difficult to see one or certainly both of them being allowed to go ahead on the current projected timeline.
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