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Boeing executives say requiring COVID-19 tests before U.S. flights could pose economic risks

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WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Two senior Boeingexecutives warned the White House that requiring COVID-19 testsbefore traveling on U.S. domestic passenger airline flightscould pose significant economic harms.

"Imposing such a burden on the already financiallybeleaguered airline industry has the potential for severeunintended consequences that will ripple across the entireeconomy," wrote Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive StanDeal and Chief Aerospace Safety Officer Michael Delaney in aletter sent Friday.

(Reporting by David ShepardsonEditing by Chris Reese)