The European Commission is urging members to gradually open their internal borders in order to protect the tourism industry. Brussels also wants EU countries to provide state guarantees for vouchers that airlines and travel agencies offer to their customers instead of refunding cash for canceled flights
Thousands of travellers are in a standstill. At the very beginning of the pandemic Ryanair promised to refund cancelled flights but recently started offering vouchers instead. As result, passengers neither travel nor have their money back.