New COVID test plan could reopen NY-London flights by Christmas

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NEW YORK (WABC) – Airlines executives and federal authorities are working on a COVID test plan that could reopen flights between New York and London by Christmas. They say they are trying to create a so-called ” air bridge ‘between cities. This means that travelers would be tested before flying from either location.READ ALSO | Random COVID Testing Now Underway in New York Schools

Tampa International Airport offers COVID testing to all travelers.

Airlines are hoping that the tests can be extended to other airports. However, experts say which test to use is unclear.

Right now, airport tests are optional – that means you’ll likely have to pay for them out of pocket.

At Tampa International Airport, a rapid test costs around $ 60, while PCR tests cost around $ 120.

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