“Whilst that may not be possible for June 8, will that be possible for the next three-week period which is June 29, to allow those buying cheaper flights for their summer holidays, which have gone on sale today, to be removed from the threat of quarantine?”
Mr Johnson responded: “Yes, absolutely – we want to make sure we use the three-week reviews to be sensible.
“We want to drive the R down as fast as we can in this country and to have as sensible a quarantine scheme as possible and to keep flows as generous as we can.”
Elsewhere, travel companies have called for the government’s 14-day quarantine plan to be scrapped.
In a letter addressed to Home Secretary Priti Patel, firms accuse the government of being slow to support the travel industry.