EasyJet warns ‘too soon’ to know Omicron impact


British airline EasyJet warned Tuesday it was “too soon” to assess the impact of the Omicron Covid variant on the aviation sector, after logging narrowing annual losses as skies reopened.

The emergence last week of Omicron, a new concerning Covid variant first detected in southern Africa, has prompted some nations including Britain to tighten travel curbs.

“It’s too soon to say what impact Omicron may have on Eur opean travel and any further short-term restrictions that may result,” EasyJet said in a results statement.“However, we have prepared ourselves for periods of uncertainty such as this.”—APP

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