THE boss of travel giant Tui is “optimistic” families will get to go on foreign holidays this summer.
Friedrich Joussen said large-scale vaccination schemes here and in Europe were key to jetting off again.
It came as he revealed booming demand for getaways, with 2.8 million bookings last month.
Tui expects to operate up to 75% of its normal summer schedule.
Britons will be allowed to travel abroad from May 17 under the road map to easing Covid restrictions.
Mr Joussen said: “We are still confident we will have a decent summer. “All medical advice we are getting says existing vaccines are working with existing variants.”
He added he expected some countries to ask travellers to prove they had been vaccinated before they can fly.
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