The UK’s aviation sector will need “urgent” government support if it is to survive another long period of travel curbs, industry groups have said. From 04:00 GMT Monday,
all air corridors to the UK will be closed to prevent the arrival of any new variants of Covid. Airport operators said the move would deepen the crisis for the travel industry, while pilots called it “another huge blow”. The government has insisted it is committed to supporting the travel and tourism industry. Read more about the new travel rules. So why hasn’t the UK banned all international flights?