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Britain’s Slow Return to Travel at Risk in Europe’s Covid Surge

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British officials are drawing up plans for the tentative return of international travel, allowing families to book holidays and offering a desperately needed lifeline to the aviation industry.

But the resurgence of the coronavirus in Europe is forcing Boris Johnson’s government to consider whether to push back the reopening of overseas travel beyond the proposed start date of May 17, people familiar with the matter said.