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Biden Keeps Travel Ban on Europeans Despite Pleas to Ease It

  • Europeans chafe that travel limits remain despite vaccinations
  • Delta CEO says he’s been pushing U.S. for months to ease rules
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European governments are growing increasingly frustrated with the Biden administration for refusing to lift travel rules that prevent most of their citizens from traveling to the U.S., citing inconsistent rules, economic costs and an outdated strategy for halting the coronavirus.

The U.S. has scrapped the bulk of its domestic pandemic restrictions, but international travel has remained buttoned up more tightly amid the surge in cases of the highly contagious delta variant.