There is a new meaning the word "air bridge". Before the coronavirus pandemic started, an air bridge was the walkway that linked an airport departure lounge to an airplane's door. Now, it also means an agreement that people can travel two countries. Many people are also calling this a "travel bubble". Australia and New Zealand have an air bridge as both countries have successfully managed their responses to the coronavirus. The United Kingdom has also signed air bridge agreements several other countries. The agreements mean there are no quarantine requirements those travelling the countries. Travellers currently need to quarantine two weeks the UK.
Travellers arriving the UK must inform the government their contact details, travel details and the address where they will isolate two weeks. Anyone who breaks the 14-day quarantine period will get a fine. However, the UK is trying to open its economy and allow more people to enter the country the 14-day quarantine. It wants to allow visitors France, Greece, Portugal and Spain to enter the country. A British newspaper said these countries are "most advantageous" to the UK economy. The newspaper reported that the UK is also thinking air bridges Australia, Bermuda, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and Montserrat.