Airlines stocks slump in London as UK government places quarantine on visitors from Spain

MarketWatch has reported a decline in the travel sector of the London stock market, following the UK´s decision to quarantine visitors from Spain, the news source said.

UK-listed travel stocks that declined include airlines International Airlines Group IAG, -5.86%, Ryanair RYA, -3.85% and easyJet EZJ, -7.94%, travel firm TUI, -11.36%, and engine maker Rolls-Royce RR, -3.02%, which separately had its credit rating downgraded.

The Sun newspaper reported the UK would reverse the quarantine for for those returning from Canary Islands or the Balearics.