Airlines call for lifting of post-travel quarantine rules
Ryanair expects 14-day restrictions to ease as vaccinations come on stream, while Aer Lingus calls for rapid testing at Irish airports
Ireland’s two leading airlines have called for requirements for passengers to restrict their movements on arrival into the country to be dropped in the coming months, and for random Covid-19 testing at Irish airports to be introduced.
Under the EU’s traffic-light system, passengers coming from orange countries do not have to restrict their movements for 14 days if they have a negative PCR Covid-19 test three days prior to arrival in this country....
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Ryan’s plan for variable speed limits to reduce danger on M50
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Ryan confirms buyers of high-end electric cars will lose out on grants
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