Portugal suspends all passenger flights with UK

Portugal suspends all passenger flights with UK
Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa
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Portugal halts air service with Great Britain

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Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced the suspension of all air links with the United Kingdom amid the spread of a new highly infectious “British” strain of the coronavirus.

“From January 23, Portugal will suspend flights with the UK, only export flights will be carried out … in order to reduce the risk of the spread of a mutated strain of coronavirus detected earlier in the United Kingdom,” the head of Portugal’s government said.

WHAT TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS ARTICLE:

  • “From January 23, Portugal will suspend flights with the UK, only export flights will be carried out … in order to reduce the risk of the spread of a mutated strain of coronavirus detected earlier in the United Kingdom,”.
  • Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced the suspension of all air links with the United Kingdom amid the spread of a new highly infectious “British”.
  • Strain of the coronavirus.

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Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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