Airlines and trade groups are continuing to press the White House to ease the restrictive pre-departure testing requirements for entry into the US.

The tests have long throttled the recovery of international travel. Now the group is quantifying the economic impact (bold text by me).

Airlines for America, an industry group, said Friday a survey of its carriers estimated that dropping testing rules would bring in an additional 4.3 million international passengers and $1.7 billion in incremental revenue — and could result in an incremental 1.075 million foreign visitors and $2.1 billion in visitor spending.

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