Americans will remain barred from European travel as the EU gradually reopens its borders
American Air staff stands among empty ticketing kiosks at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, May 22, 2020.
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Travelers from a list of 15 nations will be allowed entry to the European Union starting Wednesday, but the United States is not on the list.
Thirty countries in Europe (26 of which are members of the EU) closed their external borders in March to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. As most of them reopen their economies, they are also starting to welcome external visitors — though at a much slower rate than before the pandemic.
European Union governments decided Tuesday to open their external borders to Algeria, Tunisia, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand and Uruguay. Chinese travelers will also be allowed in the EU, but only if China announces that …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]