Uncle Sam Jugglers at Heathrow Mark Return of US Travel

A celebratory mood was evident at Heathrow Airport in London on November 8, as the US reopened its borders to fully vaccinated air travelers from a list of countries including the UK.

This footage, posted on Twitter by James Aitken, shows jugglers dressed as Uncle Sam. “Quite a party atmosphere at Heathrow as US opens up,” Aitken said, adding a photo of an Elvis impersonator and some dancing girls.

Two planes, one from Virgin Atlantic and one from British Airways, took off simultaneously from the airport on Monday to mark the occasion. It was the first ever commercial dual takeoff from London to New York, British Airways said. Credit: James Aitken via Storyful

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