Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s chief executive, has called the new rule in which travellers must quarantine for 14 days after arriving in the UK “idiotic”.
Mr O’Leary hit out at the plans claiming they are “completely non-science-based”.
Instead, he called for other measures to be implemented, such as temperature checks and face masks.
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Ryanair DAC (LON: RYA) is a European Low-cost airline founded in Ireland in 1984. It is headquartered in Swords, Dublin, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted airports. It forms the largest part of the Ryanair Holdings family of airlines, and has Ryanair UK, Buzz, and Malta Air as sister airlines.