Travel Advisory on COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak

Prepared in accordance with IATA News daily updates and based on travel advisories that we are aware of.

 

Published on 30 th June 2020. Further updates will be provided every 24 hours.

 

You are advised to monitor and check official websites of World Health Organization, relevant authorities and local government agencies for the latest developments on COVID-19 coronavirus. Do adjust your travel plans based on the latest information provided.

 

Code share flight operations are also affected due to cancellation of partner airlines flights. You are advised to check with originating airport airline office to ensure that your travel is not affected prior to commencement of journey.

 

Travel Insurance policy, Important Coverage Limitations – COVID 19, click here to know more.

 
  • OMAN – as of 31.05.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Oman. .

     
    • • This does not apply to nationals of Oman

    2. Oman Air flight suspended until 30th June

     
  • BAHRAIN – published 19.06.2020

    1. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities.

    • • This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic, official, service or United Nations passport.

    2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Bahrain.
    • This does not apply to residents of Bahrain.
    • This does not apply to military personnel.

    3. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

    4. Border crossing on the causeway is suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • CANADA - Published on 21.03.2020

    1. Passengers who have been outside of Canada or USA in the past 14 days, are not allowed to enter Canada.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Canada and their immediate family members.
    • This does not apply to permanent residents of Canada and their immediate family members.
    • This does not apply to diplomats.
    • This does not apply to airline crew.
    • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • a. Person registered as an Indian under the Indian Act;

       

      b. Person authorized in writing by a consular officer of the government of Canada to come to Canada to reunite with immediate family members;

       

      c. Person who is exempt from the requirements to obtain a temporary resident visa under paragraph 190 (2)(a) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, and their immediate family members;

       

      d. Person who enters Canada at the invitation of the Minister of Health for the purpose of assisting in the COVID-19 response;

       

      e. Person who arrives by means of an aircraft operated by Canadian Forces or the Department of National Defence;

       

      f. Member of the Canadian Forces or a visiting force, as defined in section 2 of the Visiting Forces Act, and their immediate family members;

       

      g. Protected person, under section 95 (2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;

       

      h. French citizen who resides in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon who has not been outside Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon / Canada / U.S. in the last 14 days;

       

      i. Person or class of persons that the Chief Public Health Officer, appointed under subsection 6 (1) of the Public Health Agency of Canada Act, determines does not pose a risk of significant harm to public health or who will provide an essential service while in Canada;

       

      j. Person whom the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration or the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness determines their presence is in the national interest.

    2. Passengers with Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms are not allowed to travel to Canada until:

    • they have waited for a period of 14 days; or
    • they can present a medical certificate that confirms the patient is free from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    3. Passengers are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days upon arrival at their final destination in Canada.

  • CHINA (People's Rep.) – Published on 12.06.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Visa is issued on/after 28March2020 and still with validity on arrival.

    2. Entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas is not affected. Any other types of visa/work permit, residence permit is not ok to board. APEC card is considered as invalid.

    3. Diplomatic, Service, Public, special passports travel conditions remain unchanged.

    4. The mainland of China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into the mainland of China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 00:00 local time, 28 March 2020. Entry by foreign nationals with APEC Business Travel Cards will be suspended as well.

    • Policies including port visas, 24/72/144-hour visa-free transit policy, Hainan 30-day visa-free policy, 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign cruise-group-tour through Shanghai Port, Guangdong 144-hour visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups from Hong Kong or Macao SAR, and Guangxi 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups of ASEAN countries will also be temporarily suspended. Entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas will not be affected.
    • Foreign nationals coming to the mainland of China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates.
    • Entry by foreign nationals with visas issued after this announcement will not be affected.

    5. All passengers arriving at PEK will have a PCR test and be quarantined at the designated location in Beijing for 14 days.

    6. Passengers arriving at Shanghai Pudong (PVG) or Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) must undergo a Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) and a 14-day quarantine in designated places for medical observation.

    7. Passengers who live in or have been in France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Spain or USA in the past 14 days arriving at Guangzhou (CAN) or Shenzhen (SZX) must undergo 14-day quarantine at home or in designated places for medical observation. All passengers arriving at SZX will have a PCR test.

    8. All passengers arriving at XMN will be quarantined for medical observation at the designated hotels for 14 days on their own expenses.

    • This does not apply to passengers under 18 years old, passengers above 70 years old, pregnant women and passengers suffering from illness. They must apply for permission to undergo a 14-day quarantine at home.

    9. Airline crew of foreign airlines:

    • are not required to undergo nucleic acid test if they have a short stay after landing then depart immediately, and do not leave apron during the transition; OR
    • shall receive nucleic acid test in the first port of entry if they need to enter the country to rest or continue to operate domestic routes. The test results will be confirmed by the local government in accordance with the requirements of epidemic prevention management. Only if the test results are negative, crews can continue the operations; OR
    • are allowed to return to their home country for isolation treatment when agreed by the local joint control mechanism, if they are symptomatic, in close contact with infected persons or tested positive. Airlines and crews shall make all commitments to bear their responsibilities and also carry out strict protections.

    10. A QR code generated from a completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented to immigration upon arrival. The form can be obtained before departure at http://health.customsapp.com

  • EGYPT – as of 19.06.2020

    1. All flights from/to Egypt are suspended until 30th June except for;

    • Aircraft on emergency
    • Technical flights
    • Humanitarian/medevac/repatriation flights.
    • United Nations flights.
    • Domestic flights.

    2. Except aircraft in emergency all other flights listed above require pre-approval.

     

    Effective 01.07.2020

    3. All passengers above 6 years must wear face mask.

    4. All passengers must fill a declaration and handover to authorities upon arrival.

    5. All Tourists must have International Medical Insurance for the duration of the travel.

  • FRANCE - published 25.06.2020 (source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of France, their spouses and children; and
    • passengers arriving from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State; and
    • nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and an EEA Member State, their spouses and children; and
    • British nationals, their spouses and children; and
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by France; and
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State; and
    • merchant seamen; and
    • passengers traveling to study.

    2. A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to Immigration upon arrival or when transiting France. The certificate must be obtained before departure via the French consular offices abroad or online at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr.

    • This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State.

    3. Passengers arriving in France:

    • are subject to quarantine or isolation; and
    • must present a completed declaration on honor to state that they do not have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The declaration must be dated with the name and signature of the passenger.

    4. People arriving into France will face a mandatory two-week quarantine – Exceptions to anyone coming into the country from the UK, the EU or Schengen area. On Saturday, the government had said it would extend the state of emergency to contain the crisis until at least July 24, and anyone entering France - would have to remain in isolation for two weeks. (from CM France)

  • GERMANY – published 24.06.2020 (source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    • nationals of Germany;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    • passengers with a "D" Visa issued by Germany;
    • husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    • nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    • British nationals and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    • passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    • US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    • merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.

    2. Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State.

    • This does not apply to nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
    • This does not apply to British nationals.
    • This does not apply to family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
    • This does not apply to family members of British nationals.
    • This does not apply to residents of EEA Member States and Switzerland.

    3. For more information, please refer to the website www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldnn= 5931604#doc13824392bodyText2

    4. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

    5. This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms. Due to official order of the local health authority, it is mandatory for at least the next three months, to wear a mouth and nose protection generally and everywhere at Frankfurt Airport. There are exceptions for children under 6 years and for persons who are not able to wear mouth and nose protection due to medical reasons. (ASM-FRA)

    6. Passengers before de-boarding at Frankfurt Airport they need to wear a suitable mask. (ASM-FRA)

  • INDIA – published on 11.06.2020 (source IATA News)

    1. Flights to India are suspended.

    • This does not apply to flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners.

    2. Nationals of India are only allowed to return to India by flights arranged by Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA).

    3. Passengers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet are allowed to enter India. They must be:

    • minor children born to nationals of India abroad; or
    • coming to India due to family emergencies like death in family; or
    • couples where one spouse is an OCI holder and the other is a national of India and they have a permanent residence in India; or
    • university students whose parents are nationals of India living in India.

    4. Passengers with a Business visa (excluding B-3 visa for sports) or an Employment visa issued after 1 June 2020 are allowed to enter.

    5. Passengers are required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days.

    6. Passengers with a diplomatic, official, service, special or consular passport are allowed to enter.

  • INDONESIA – published 18.06.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Indonesia.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Indonesia;
    • passengers with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP);
    • passengers with a Diplomatic Visa or a Service Visa;
    • passengers with a Diplomatic Stay Permit or Service Stay Permit;
    • medical aid workers or Food Sustenance Workers for Humanitarian Purposes;
    • personnel working on strategic national projects.

    2. Passengers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 7 days before arrival.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

    3. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

    4. Airline crew are subject to medical screening and quarantine until their next scheduled flight.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

    5. Deadhead crew will be given an entry stamp. They must:

    • have a valid crew ID card or crew member certificate
    • provide written notification to Immigration Officer proving they will be on duty on the return flight. The notification must be received by Immigration Officer minimum 24 hours from arrival.
  • IRAN – Published 22.05.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a normal passport, passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport and passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport are no longer visa exempt. However, they can obtain a visa on arrival.

    2. Passengers must go through medical screening upon arrival and are subject to be tested for COVID-19 and to quarantine.

    3. A completed self-declaration form concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) must be presented upon arrival.

    4. Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Iran.

    5. A special permission through email specialpermissions@cao.ir

  • ITALY – Published 03.06.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Italy.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals or residents of Italy;
    • passengers traveling on business;
    • passengers traveling for urgent health reasons;
    • healthcare personnel traveling on duty;
    • passengers traveling for emergency reasons;
    • passengers returning via Italy to their country of residence;
    • passengers arriving from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.

    2. Residence permits issued by Italy which have expired between 31 January and 31 July 2020, are considered valid until 31 August 2020.

    3. Passengers must present a completed self-declaration form to the transporting carrier and must communicate their entry to the Department of Prevention at local health units (ASL) of the entrance district.

    • This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.

    4. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

    • This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
    • This does not apply to passengers traveling on business if their stay in Italy does not exceed 72 hours and if granted, the additional 48 hours of a justified extension for specific need.
  • JORDAN – published 18.06.2020

    1. Flights are suspended until 04th July.

    2. Following types of flights allowed on prior approval;

    • a. Emergency, humanitarian, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, Cargo Freighters and state/diplomatic flights.
    • b. Technical stops where crew and passengers do not disembark.
  • KENYA – as of 11.06.2020

    1. All international flights to Kenya are suspended until 6th July 2020.

     
    • This does not apply to:
    • Aircraft in state of emergency.
    • Technical stops where passengers do not disembark.
    • Operations related to humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation and diplomatic flights approved by appropriate authorities.

    2. All crew will have to self-isolate within designated airport hotels at the Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for the duration of their rest period.

    3. All approved flights must provide a completed passengers declaration forms and manifests to Port Health, Immigration and customs.

  • KUWAIT - Published 08.05.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait and their first degree relatives. They must have a OK TO TRAVEL authorization obtained from the state of Kuwait embassy.
    • This does not apply to domestic workers if accompanied by a national of Kuwait. They must have a OK TO TRAVEL authorization obtained from the state of Kuwait embassy.
    • This does not apply to diplomatic passport holders, UN passport holders, members of UNESCO with prior approval from the government authorities.

    2. Passengers must install 'Shlonik' in their personal device before departure. Airlines must inform Kuwait DGCA of passengers who are not able to install it. Such passengers must present their boarding pass upon arrival.

  • MALAYSIA – Published 25.06.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.
    • This does not apply to permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H). They must have medical certificate stating a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 3 days before arrival and a printed entry permission from Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
    • This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia. They must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating they are either spouses or children.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.
    • This does not apply to passengers with official passport on a diplomatic mission.

    2. Passengers arriving in Malaysia:

    • are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days; and
    • are subject to medical screening; and
    • must install 'MySejahtera app' in their smart phone.

    3. Airline crew must present a "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival.

  • MALDIVES - published 29.06.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Velana Airport (MLE) is closed every day from 16:00 to 01:00.

    2. All visas on arrival are suspended.

    • This does not apply to passengers with a special permission granted by the Maldives government.

    3. Passengers traveling as tourists and airline crew who have been in Bangladesh, China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy, Malaysia, Spain, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom or in North Gyeongsang and South Gyeongsang Provinces in Korea (Rep.), Ile-de-France and Grand Est (regions of France) and Bavaria, North Rhine Westphalia and Baden-Wuerttemberg (regions of Germany) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Maldives.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Maldives and their spouses.

    4. Nationals and residents of Maldives will be subject to 14-day quarantine upon arrival. Carriers intending to carry nationals of Maldives on inbound flights shall seek prior approval from relevant authorities.

    5. All passengers traveling to the Maldives for a purpose other than tourism will be quarantined for 14 days at a place designated by the Government.

    6. A completed "Health Declaration Card" and an "Immigration Arrival Card" must be presented upon arrival.

     

    Effective 15.07.2020

    7. Tourists travelling to the Maldives will be provided visa on arrival. Tourists must have a hotel reservation confirmation for the entire stay in a registered tourist facility.

    8. All arrival passengers should complete their online Health Declaration Forms before arrival (but not exceed 24 hours before arrival time)'

    9. All passengers above 6 years must wear face mask unless for medical reasons.

  • MOROCCO - Published 26.05.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Flights to Morocco are suspended..

    • This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco.
  • NEPAL – published 20.06.2020

    1. All international flights to Nepal are suspended until 5th July 2020.

     
    • This does not apply to evacuation, rescue and emergency flights with a special permission from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.

    2. Airline crew are subject to thermal screening.

    3. Passengers are required to complete Public Health Declaration to be submitted upon arrival.

  • PAKISTAN – as of 24.06.2020

    1. Passengers are allowed to exit effective 29th May.

    2. Airlines are allowed to operate with prior permission.

    3. Passengers are allowed to enter until further notice with special permission.

    1. This does not apply to diplomatic, special and flights of national carriers. They must have a special approval from the competent authority for transporting stranded passengers.

    2. Flights to Gwadar (GWD) and Turbat (TUK) are suspended.

    • This does not apply to diplomatic, special and flights of national carriers. They must have a special approval from the competent authority for transporting stranded passengers.

    3. A completed International Passenger Health Declaration Form must be presented upon arrival.

    4. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

  • PHILIPPINES – Published 18.06.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Philippines.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Philippines.
    • This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines.
    • This does not apply to accredited diplomats or officials of international organizations.

    2. Commercial flights to Philippines can only land on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday with an approval from CAAP 48h before departure.

    3. Chartered flights to Philippines can only land on Monday or Thursday with a secured clearance from the Department of Foreign Affairs and CAAP.

    4. Passengers are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test and quarantine.

    5. Airline crew are subject to self-quarantine until they leave the country.

    6. A completed Case Investigation Form must be presented upon arrival.

  • QATAR – published 15.06.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Qatar.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Qatar.
    • This does not apply to residents of Qatar with a Permanent Residence card.

    2. Nationals and residents of Qatar with a Permanent Residence card of Qatar are subject to quarantine for 14 days. They must have a hotel reservation for this period.

  • RUSSIAN FED. - Published 17.04.2020

    1. All international flights are suspended until further notice.

    • Rescue and emergency flights are allowed with a special permission.
  • SAUDI ARABIA – Published on 19.05.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Flights to Saudi Arabia are suspended.

    • This does not apply to technical stops, humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights. These flights are subject to prior approval from GACA.
  • SWITZERLAND – as of 15.06.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

      This does not apply to nationals or residents of Switzerland or Liechtenstein.
    • This does not apply to passenger with a cross-border commuter permit who are entering Switzerland for work, with a C-visa issued by Switzerland for the purpose of "business meetings" as specialists in the field of health or "official visit" of great importance, with a D-visa issued by Switzerland or who have an assurance of a residence permit.
    • This does not apply to passengers traveling directly through Switzerland, provided that there are no reasons to believe that the country towards which they intend to leave Switzerland will refuse entry.
    • This does not apply to passengers who have to travel to their place of work abroad, provided they can present a valid employment contract.
    • This does not apply to passengers who are already legally residing within the EU/EFTA area and that are travelling for tourist purposes, provided that they can credibly demonstrate that they actually want to/can enter the destination country, e.g. by presenting a hotel booking, holiday apartment, etc.
    • This does not apply to passengers who are entitled to freedom of movement (citizens of EU/EFTA-states) and have a professional reason for entering Switzerland and have a confirmation of registration.
    • This does not apply to passengers who are of great importance as specialists in the health sector.

    2. Until and including 07.06.2020, passengers can only land at Basel (BSL), Geneva (GVA) or Zurich (ZRH).

  • SRI LANKA – as of 08.06.2020

    1. Airports in Sri Lanka are closed.

    This does not apply to:
    • Aircraft departures with passengers originating from Colombo, stop overs, transit passengers or visiting tourists.
    • Emergency Diversions to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).
    • Freighter Operations and humanitarian flights to CMB.
    • Technical landings at CMB.

    2. A completed Health Declaration Form must be presented to the public health inspectors or any other authorized officials upon arrival.

    3. Airline crew must self-quarantine at the location mentioned in the Health Declaration Form and have meals only through in-room dining until they operate the next flight. They must follow strict procedures and hygienic measures adopted by the Government of Sri Lanka.

    4. Visas and ETAs issued by Sri Lanka have been invalidated.

    5. The maximum allowed transit time at CMB is 12 hours. Passengers must have a confirmed onward connection.

    6. Passengers and airline crew are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test and self-quarantine.

    • This does not apply to airline crew who do not disembark the aircraft.
  • TANZANIA – as of 01.06.2020

    1. The restriction to all commercial passenger flight operations in to and out of Tanzania has been lifted.

    2. All travelers entering or leaving are subject to enhanced screening for COVID-19 infection.

    3. There will be no mandatory 14 days quarantine upon arrival.

    4. All travelers must be adhere to hand hygiene, wearing masks and social distancing.

    5. All travelers are must complete and submit Traveler’s Surveillance Form and submit to authorities.

  • THAILAND – as of 17.05.2020

    1. Flights to Thailand are suspended until 30th June 2020.

    • This does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, and technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian aid, medical, and relief and repatriation flights. Passengers will be subject to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.
  • TURKEY- as of 12.06.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) entry regulations lifted on 12 June 2020.

    2. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening.

  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – published 28.06.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

     
    • This does not apply to nationals of United Arab Emirates.
    • This does not apply to residents of United Arab Emirates.
    • This does not apply to nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia with a United Arab Emirates Identity Card arriving at Dubai (DXB) until 7 July 2020.
    • Effective 7 July 2020: this does not apply to passengers traveling as tourists at Dubai (DXB).

    1. All Evacuation flights must have PAX APP data and Crew APP data; all ferry flights must have crew APP data.

    2. Residents of United Arab Emirates:

    3. A completed self-declaration health form must be presented upon arrival at Dubai (DXB).

    4. Effective 7 July 2020: passengers traveling as tourists arriving at Dubai (DXB) must have:

    • a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 96 hours before departure, and
    • a health insurance.
  • UNITED KINGDOM – as of 06.06.2020

    11. Effective 8th Jun 2020, all travelers arriving into the UK will be required to undergo a 14 days mandatory quarantine in self isolation. You will also be required to register online and fill in the Passenger Locator Form. An electronic receipt of this will be asked at check in. Please click here for more details of UK Government’s requirements www.gov.uk/uk-border-control )

    2. Heathrow: Oman Air will operate from Terminal 2 until further notice.

    3. Manchester: Premium lounge “Aspire” is temporarily closed.

    4. Manchester: Operational hours restricted to 0600hrs to 1600hrs local.

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