To the relief of the beleaguered transatlantic travel sector, it seems likely that a U.S. decision on the date when it will allow international visitors to visit will be announced soon.
President Biden was attending a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on Friday and was asked about when the U.S. travel ban might be rescinded.
As reported by AP, Biden told reporters that a team that is advising him on the pandemic “brought that subject up. It’s in the process of (considering) how soon we can lift the ban … and I will be able to answer that question to you within the next several days.”
It was Chancellor Merkel who raised the issue and said through a translator that President Biden had also told her the same thing during their meeting, that he was looking into the matter….