Ana added: “Everybody affected by this rule change ought to have been notified individually that their passports would not be legitimate for EU journey, even when nonetheless in-date – this contradiction could be very complicated.
“This example just isn’t helped by airways not being beneath any obligation to verify passport subject dates on the level of reserving – a easy change that would go away ample time to replace paperwork if obligatory.
“I’m conscious that occurring vacation is a privilege, in comparison with the state of affairs in Ukraine. Nonetheless, this doesn’t excuse an absence of preparation and foresight by the federal government, clearly evidenced by the widespread points that persons are going through, and which ought to have been ready for lengthy earlier than the Covid pandemic and present state of affairs in Ukraine.
“The Authorities has had since 2016 to plan.”