Russia & India are the latest two countries to join a growing list of countries to ban travel to and from the UK.
Russia is suspending flights from the UK for 7 days while India is blocking all flights until New Year’s Eve from Wednesday.
The move is in response to a new strain of Coronavirus which is thought to be around 70% more infectious than the previous strain, although no more dangerous.
European & Scandinavian countries including Germany, Belgium, Holland, Italy & Denmark had already suspended air travel with France blocking passenger and freight movements across the channel also.
What Countries have blocked travel from the UK
- The Netherlands
- Spain (Starts Tuesday)
- Portugal (Open only to Portuguese Nationals with Negative Test)
- Malta (starts Tuesday)
- Hong Kong
- Saudi Arabia
- El Salvador
- India (Starts Wednesday)