30 March 2020 – Government partners with airlines to fly stranded British travellers home

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Dominic Raab MP

Overview: The Foreign & Commonwealth Office announces a new government partnership with airlines to fly back more tourists stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government has pledged up to £75 million to pay airlines for the additional charter flights to ensure tickets are affordable.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-government-partnership-with-airlines-to-fly-back-more-tourists-stranded-abroad

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government