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NEW YORK (Reuters) - European Union countries eager to revive their economies are prepared to bar entry to Americans because the United States has failed to control the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Times reported from Brussels on Tuesday, citing draft lists of acceptable travelers.The United States, which has the most coronavirus cases in the world and is experiencing a surge in new infections, would be in the same category as No.2 hotspot Brazil and Russia, according to the Times, citing ...


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PARIS (Reuters) - The coronavirus crisis will lead the airline industry into record annual losses of $84 billion as 2020 goes down as the “worst year in the history of aviation”, the sector’s main global body predicted on Tuesday.Airline passenger traffic is expected to rise 55% in 2021 from its depressed level this year, while still remaining 29% below its 2019 level, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in an updated forecast.As an air travel recovery gathers pace in A...


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Many travelers appealed to their governments for help getting home.


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Trump called COVID-19 a “foreign virus” and claimed that European travelers “seeded” infection clusters in the United States.


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The travel ban announced by U.S. President Donald Trump to try to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus threw Europeans’ best-laid plans into utter disarray Thursday.


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The ban on westward travel across the Atlantic cuts into a large share of long-haul profits.


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"These are extraordinary times and we are taking these steps to manage the company prudently and conservatively," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO.


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Orlando, the country's #1 tourist destination, is understandably nervous as spring break kicks off, though there's no panic yet.


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The investment bank joins JPMorgan in instituting precautionary measures amid the coronavirus outbreak.


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The virus has the potential for causing a 13% decline in demand for Asian carriers this year.