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Virus Update: Airlines Seek Virus Testing, EU Regulators Prepare for Vaccine

Airlines CEOs Seek Virus Testing to Open Up Travel (July 21, 3:00 p.m. ET)


Four of the biggest airlines in the U.S. and Europe are pressing for an international accord on coronavirus testing to allow broad trans-Atlantic travel, Bloomberg reported.


Deutsche Lufthansa AG and commercial ally United Airlines Holdings Inc. joined with British Airways owner IAG SA and partner American Airlines Group Inc. to seek a U.S.-European Union testing program that would replace restrictions that prevent the recovery of commercial air travel. The U.S.-Europe market is the biggest for high-profit business trips.