Greece and several other EU countries, as well as the wider world, are gradually entering a phase of complete restart of tourism and the release of flights.
In an extensive report, Reuters said yesterday that Greece would allow tourist arrivals from 20 to 25 countries from June 15, adding that the “ticket” has already been secured by Cyprus, Israel and Central European countries and of the Balkans.
As international news agencies praise Greece’s performance on the coronavirus and the resumption of tourism, Aegean Airlines announced that direct flights from Thessaloniki to six European destinations will begin on June 15 .
Tourism: The new “black list” of EU airports
Last week, the “black list” of EU airports , compiled by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The list includes countries, cities and airports where the coronavirus pandemic remains out of control.
EASA on Wednesday night released the new “black list” of airports, which now includes 35 countries – compared to 34 last week. It should be noted that Germany and Japan were removed from the “black list” , but Afghanistan , Egypt and South Africa were added .
The EASA list, which is an official body of the EU, is based on the scientific data of the WHO, the ECDC and other health institutes.
Regarding European countries, EASA includes in the “black list” airports from the following countries:
Belgium (all airports)
France (all airports in Ile de France)
Italy (airports in specific prefectures in northern Italy)
Netherlands (4 airports)
Poland (Katowice Airport)
Portugal (two airports)
Spain (airports in specific prefectures)
Sweden (airports in the capital Stockholm region)
United Kingdom (13 airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton)
See in detail the cities / airports:
EASA’s “black list” of airports includes airports in the following third countries:
United Arab Emirates
Source – iefimerida.gr