Airline blames lack of holiday destinations on UK's green list
British Airways has furloughed thousands of its staff, due to the delay to the restart of international travel.
The airline blames the lack of holiday destinations on the UK's travel green list.
The firm is calling for the British Government to open international travel "as soon as possible".
As a runway at Heathrow remains closed, we came together with major UK and US airlines to discuss safe re-opening of transatlantic travel – essential to ignite economic recovery. @HeathrowAirport @VirginAtlantic @AmericanAir @Delta @united @JetBlue @USTravel pic.twitter.com/adIXtEjaAC— British Airways (@British_Airways) June 7, 2021
It's noted many employees will go onto a flexible furlough scheme and work part time.