NOTAM for international flights: Extension until February 7

NOTAM: The extension of the flight instructions of foreign flights with the conditions of entry into Greece which will be valid until Monday February 7, 2022, announced the Civil Aviation Service (CAA).

With negative test entry into Greece regardless of vaccination for all travelers from 5 years and over: All travelers to Greece, regardless of nationality and vaccination status, must have been diagnosed negative by PCR test within the last seventy-two ( 72) hours or alternatively to have been diagnosed negative in a rapid test within twenty four (24) hours before their arrival in Greece.

Prohibitions of third-country nationals: According to the foreign flight directive, the ban on entry to Greece of third-country nationals other than the EU and the Schengen Agreement, including their spouses or persons with whom they have entered into, remains in force. cohabitation agreement, as well as their minor children. Excludes passengers traveling for essential reasons and permanent residents of the following 42 countries: Australia, Northern Macedonia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, United Kingdom, Israel, Canada, Belarus, New Belarus, Bahrain, South Bahrain , Qatar, China, Kuwait, Ukraine, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Japan, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Jordan, Moldavia, Moldova,

What applies to the PLF: All travelers to Greece, regardless of nationality, fill in the electronic form PLF (Passenger Locator Form), at the electronic address any time before the departure of the flight to Greece. The proof of completion of the PLF electronic form, which is automatically sent by e-mail to the passenger by the system, is considered a necessary travel document.

Checks on children from five (5) years old and over: The obligation of the conditions for entering Greece is valid for children from five (5) years old and over.

Sampling of travelers and temporary limitation of five (5) days in case of accident: In addition, all international passengers will be subject to rapid sampling (rapid test) upon arrival, based on the procedure provided by the Passenger Locator Form. In case the tests find a passenger positive, the quarantine / isolation will be valid for five (5) days, at home or in a suitable place of temporary residence indicated by the competent authorities. The temporary restriction starts from the next day of their diagnosis as COVID-19 coronavirus positive. After five (5) days and if there are no symptoms or the symptoms have improved, with complete remission of the fever for twenty-four (24) hours without the use of antipyretics, the temporary restriction ends. If the fever persists after five (5) days, the temporary restriction is extended until the fever has completely subsided. These passengers are required to wear only a high respiratory protection mask (FFP2 or N95) or alternatively a double mask (surgical and fabric) for at least another five (5) days from the end of the restriction. All foreign passengers must faithfully follow the instructions of the health authorities of our country.

Air directive for nationals of Argentina, Russia, India, Uruguay, Sultanate of Oman, Mexico and Chile: Residents of these third countries, in addition to all other conditions of entry into Greece provided by the foreign directive, will be allowed to provided that they must be tested at the airport of arrival regardless of their vaccination status.

The use of a mask is mandatory: At arrivals and departures inside airports, as well as during air flights, staff and passengers are required to wear a protective mask. Passengers are also required to comply with the instructions of the permanent and temporary staff of airports or airlines responsible for the duties of supervision, crowd management and passenger assistance, in order to maintain the necessary distances and to ensure safe passage and avoidance. to avoid overcrowding. The control of the above documents is carried out by the employees of the airlines and by sampling by the police authorities. Airlines are required to check the traveler before boarding.

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