TUI AG (LON:TUI) and easyJet PLC (LON:EZJ) got a lift on Friday after the UK added the Canary Islands, Mykonos, the Maldives and Denmark to the list of travel corridors.
It means that passengers returning from those destinations don’t have to quarantine for two weeks on arrival, since they pose a lower risk of COVID-19 infection.
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The change is effective from Sunday at 4am, according to an official statement by the Department for Transport published late on Thursday.
Travel agent TUI jumped 3% to 315.4p while low-cost carrier easyJet added 1% to 538.4p.
Meanwhile, Carnival PLC (LON:CCL) advanced 3% to 1,012.5p after reports that the No Sail Order imposed by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention may not be extended further when it expires on October 31.