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EasyJet boss says tests will make travel too expensive



a group of people walking on a beach: It's still not clear whether overseas holidays will be allowed from May 17 - GETTY


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It’s still not clear whether overseas holidays will be allowed from May 17 – GETTY

EasyJet CEO, Johan Lundgren has criticised new government plans for travel, warning they could make holidays inaccessible to many Britons due to the focus on testing for unvaccinated passengers.

Under plans outlined in a public briefing yesterday, destinations will be classed as green, amber or red based on their Covid infection rates and vaccination coverage. For green countries, no isolation will be necessary on return to the UK, but pre-departure and post-arrival tests will be required, which can cost up to £200 per

Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin blasts ‘madcap’ pubs marquee plan



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Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin today blasted ‘entirely barking’ plans to allow all pubs and restaurants to erect marquees on their property without planning permission.

Ministers announced the move on Saturday to help the hospitality industry boost trade as they come out of lockdown with outdoor service set to resume on April 12.

The Government plans to progress this to table-only service indoors on May 17, and a full reopening on June 21 when it is hoped all Covid-19 legal rules will be lifted.

But Mr Martin claimed it was ‘crazy’ that the Government