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 September 15 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.

 

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  • OMAN – as of 14.09.2020

    1. Flights to Oman are suspended until 01st October 2020.

    • This does not apply to humanitarian and repatriation flights.

    2. Omani citizens shall have health insurance that covers COVID-19 valid in the country to which they are travelling.

    3. Foreigners arriving in Oman are subject to 14 days quarantine and must present confirmation of accommodation and means to cover its expenses.

    4. Arriving passengers shall be required to download and start the registration process on the Tarassud+ application before arrival.

    5. All visitors are required to have health insurance that covers COVID-19 valid for the full duration of their stay in Oman.

    6. Passenger holding new visa and approved by MoFA are allowed to enter.

    7. Passengers holding expired Resident Permit / Visa are allowed to enter provided MoFA approval obtained and holding electronic visa renewed form which is approved by ROP.

    8. Diplomatic passport holders do not require prior approval to enter/exit.

    9. Passengers holding employment visa exceeding 180 days stay outside Oman must have must have clearances from MOFA and the Directorate General of Passports and Residency.

  • BAHRAIN – published 09.09.2020

    1. Visa on arrival facility restarted.

    2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals and residents of Bahrain;
    • nationals of Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates;
    • passengers with an e-visa obtained before departure
    • passengers who can obtain a visa on arrival 70 countries Ref to the TIMATIC
    • military personnel.

    3. Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test at their own expense for 60 BHD can be paid via mobile app BeAware or on arrival cash/credit/debit cards using a Kiosk machine and self-isolation until test results are ready.

    4. Border crossing on the causeway is suspended.

    5. All passengers must wear face mask.

  • BANGLADESH - published 03.08.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Flights to Bangladesh are suspended.

    • This does not apply to flights arriving from China (People's Rep.), Malaysia, Maldives, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
    • This does not apply to humanitarian, repatriation and evacuation flights.

    2. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities.

    • This does not apply to passengers traveling on business with a return/onward ticket. They must have a confirmation letter issued by the Bangladesh Board of Investment (BOI). The letter must contain a BOI registration number. The accredited inviting organization must notify the Immigration authorities prior to arrival.

    3. Passengers with a visa must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers with a diplomatic or an official passport and their family members.
    • passengers with a Laissez-Passer and their family members.
    • passengers younger than 10 years.

    4. A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented upon arrival.

    5. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

  • 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 12.09.2020

    Passenger travelling from Oman

    According to the joint announcement of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, the General Administration of Customs of China and Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

    • Chinese and foreign travelers who are to fly from Oman to China are required to take nucleic acid tests for COVID-19 within 5 days before boarding and only those who test negative can be allowed to board the plane.
    • Oman Air is requested to help check the health codes or the Health Declaration Forms of relevant passengers during check-in or before boarding. The following procedures are for your reference:
    • a) For Chinese passengers, only those who can present green health codes with an "HS" mark are allowed on board. The passport or other travel document numbers (with some digits in the middle replaced by asterisks) shown on the top of the health codes can be used to verify whether a passenger is presenting his or her own codes.
    • b) For foreign passengers, only those who can present Health Declaration Forms issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate are allowed on board. Please be noted that a Health Declaration Form is different from a Chinese visa.
    • c) Both the green health code with an "HS" mark and the Health Declaration Forms have a validity period. The health code will turn gray when expired. In the case of a flight delay, please check the validity of the health code or the Health Declaration Forms based on the original departure time, and if valid, please allow the passenger with such a gray health code or an expired Health Declaration Forms on board.
    • d) For passengers departing from Oman and ultimately bound for China who transfer via other countries, the above-mentioned procedures for checking their health codes or Health Declaration Forms should also be followed. Otherwise, they may not be allowed to board the connecting flight.
    • e) For flights ultimately bound for China which make a technical stopover in Oman, there is no need to check the health codes or Health Declaration Forms of their passengers during the stopover. Only those China-bound passengers who board the plane during the stopover in Oman are required to have their health codes or Health Declaration Forms checked.

    Source IATA News

    • Effective 10 September 2020, passengers who are arriving from or have transited through Costa Rica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ghana, Lebanon, Malawi, Mali, Oman, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Slovenia, Togo or Uzbekistan must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days before departure. They must also have a green QR code with an 'HS' mark, or a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate.
  • EGYPT – as of 11.09.2020

    1. Flights to Egypt restarted.

    2. A completed "Public Health Card" must be presented to immigration upon arrival.

    3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours (from the time test specimen given to hospital) before arrival. The medical certificate must be issued and stamped by an accredited laboratory, it must indicate the type of sample taken for the swab and must be in Arabic or English. The certificate must be in Arabic or English.

    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.

    4. Passengers arriving at Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) or Taba (TCP) without a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense.

  • France - published 09.09.2020 (source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to:

    • nationals of France, if not arriving from French Guiana or Mayotte, and their spouses and children;
    • British nationals and nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and an EEA Member State if not arriving from French Guiana or Mayotte; and their spouses and children;
    • passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State if not arriving from French Guiana or Mayotte;
    • merchant seamen if not arriving from French Guiana or Mayotte;
    • students if not arriving from French Guiana or Mayotte.

    2. Passengers arriving from Bahrain, Panama, USA or United Arab Emirates must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure.

    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 11 years.

    3. Passengers arriving from Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., Equatorial Guinea, India, Israel, Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Oman, Palestinian Territory, Peru, Qatar, Serbia, South Africa or Turkey must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure. Passengers without a medical certificate must take the test on arrival.

    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 11 years.

    4. A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival or when transiting France. The certificate can be obtained at consulates or at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr.

    • This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State.

    5. Passengers must complete a declaration on honor to state that they do not have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    6. Passengers are subject to quarantine or isolation.

  • Germany – published 28.08.2020 (source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland;
    • British nationals;
    • 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;
    • immediate family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • immediate family members of British nationals. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • immediate family members of residents of Germany. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by an EEA Member State or Switzerland;
    • passengers with a long term visa issued by an EEA Member State or Switzerland;
    • residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. They must have been living in the residence country for at least 6 months;
    • military personnel;
    • merchant seamen;
    • passengers traveling as students if they cannot complete their study outside Germany;
    • unmarried partners of residents of Germany. They must have a written invitation and a copy of the identity document of the resident in Germany. They must also have a declaration and be able to present proof of their relationship.

    2. Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test and quarantine for 14 days. More information can be found at www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus-infos-reisende/faq-tests-entering-germany.html

    3. More Coronavirus (COVID-19) related information can be found at www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html

    2. All passengers travelling to Germany will need to take a COVID-19 test, except passengers on transit/transfer. Tests taken up to 48 hours prior to departure in Oman are accepted and passengers do not require mandatory test upon arrival. (ASM-FRA)

  • INDIA – published 14.09.2020 (source IATA News)

    1. Flights to India are suspended until 30 September 2020.

    • This does not apply to relief, repatriation and humanitarian flights.

    2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of India;
    • residents of India;
    • passengers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet;
    • students if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder
    • minors if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder;
    • spouses of nationals of India;
    • single parents of a minor who is national of India or OCI card holder;
    • passengers returning from a neighboring country via India to their country of residence;
    • passengers with diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations or project visas.

    3. Visas and e-visas issued before 30 June 2020 are invalidated.

    This does not apply to:

    • Diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations or project visas/all category of Employment visas;
    • airline crew;
    • Business visa (excluding B-3 visa for sports).

    4. Passengers arriving in India:

    • are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days; and
    • must install "Arogya Setu" in their personal device; and
    • must present a completed Self-declaration form.

    5. All passengers should submit self-declaration form on the online portal (www.newdelhiairport.in) at least 72 hours before the scheduled travel.

    6. All passengers shall download Air Suvidha app (link https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration

    7. Passengers arriving BLR, MAA, GOI must hold RT-PCR negative test report taken within 96 hours prior to departure.

    8. Passengers not having RT-PCR negative test report before departure shall undergo mandatory RT-PCR test on arrival.

    Passengers arriving in to State of Karnataka

    Passengers arriving in to State of Maharastra

    • Must complete online application form for self-reporting/declaration at www.newdelhiairport.in.
    • Passengers carrying negative RT-PCR test report can travel to home district.

    Passengers arriving in to State of Telengana

    • All passengers must complete on-line Self Declaration Form and submit a printed copy to be endorsed by Airport Health Officer.
    • Symptomatic passengers will be isolated and taken to medical facilities on passenger expenditure.
    • Asymptomatic passengers must be in institutional quarantine for 7 days on passenger expenditure.
    • Distress passengers and children below 10 years may be permitted 14 days home quarantine
    • Passengers with negative RT-PCR test with test conducted within 96 hours to departure may be allowed to undertake 14 days home quarantine.
    • Passengers on business travel with less than 4 days duration are exempted from quarantine provided holding negative RT-PCR taken 96hours prior to departure.
    • Government reserve the right to test any passenger on arrival at passengers own expense.
  • INDONESIA – published 10.09.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Indonesia;
    • passengers with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP);
    • passengers with a diplomatic or a service visa;
    • passengers with a diplomatic or service stay permit;
    • passengers with a visa issued after 31 March 2020;
    • nationals of the United Arab Emirates traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program to Denpasar (DPS), Jakarta (CGK), Medan (KNO) or Surabaya (SUB) with a business visa business. They must:
    • have a return ticket;
    • have a medical certificate in English with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure;
    • complete the "electronic health awareness card (e-HAC)" and submit it before departure at https://inahac.kemkes.go.id/ or present it upon arrival;
    • are subject to medical screening.

    2. Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 7 days before arrival are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

    3. Airline crew without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before arrival are subject to medical screening and quarantine until their next flight.

    4. A completed "electronic health awareness card (e-HAC)" must be submitted before departure at https://inahac.kemkes.go.id/ or presented upon arrival.

    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.

    6. Download and activate application on Mobile:

  • IRAN – published 11.09.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities for passengers traveling as tourists.

    2. E-visas can be obtained before departure at http://e_visa.mfa.ir/en/ . Passengers must have a confirmation email.

    3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival.

    4. Nationals of Iran who have stayed out of Iran for more than 2 weeks must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival.

    5. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine at their own expense.

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

  • ITALY - published 14.09.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter until 15 October 2020.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Italy;
    • nationals of and family members of nationals of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City (Holy See), who have not transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru or Serbia in the past 14 days;
    • British nationals, family members of British nationals and of residents of the United Kingdom, who have not transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru or Serbia in the past 14 days;
    • residents and family members of residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Vatican City (Holy See), who have not transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru or Serbia in the past 14 days;
    • 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 the United Kingdom, who have not transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru or Serbia in the past 14 days;
    • residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay who have not transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru or Serbia in the past 14 days;
    • partners of a resident of Italy. They must present proof of their relationship. They must have not transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru or Serbia in the past 14 days;
    • passengers traveling on business;
    • passengers returning via Italy to their country of residence;
    • students.

    2. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama or Peru in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member States who were residing in Italy before 9 July 2020;
    • British nationals who were residing in Italy before 9 July 2020;
    • family members of British nationals and of nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member States who were residing in Italy before 9 July 2020;
    • military personnel traveling on duty.

    3. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Kosovo (Rep.), Montenegro or Serbia in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member State who were residing in Italy before 16 July 2020;
    • British nationals who were residing in Italy before 16 July 2020;
    • family members of British nationals and of nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member States who were residing in Italy before 16 July 2020;
    • military personnel traveling on duty.

    4. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Croatia, Greece, Malta or Spain in the past 14 days:

    • must present to the carrier, before departure, a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result, issued at most 72 hours before arrival; or
    • take a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival or within 48 hours from arrival at a Local Health Authority (ASL).

    5. Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 14 days. More Coronavirus (COVID-19) related information can be found at www.esteri.it/mae/en/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html

    6. Passengers must present a completed self-declaration form prior to boarding. The form can be obtained at: www.esteri.it/mae/resource/doc/2020/08/self-declaration_in_case_of_entry_into_italy_from_abroad_-_form_14_08.pdf

    7. Passengers arriving in Sardinia must present a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. The form can be obtained at: sus.regione.sardegna.it/sus/covid19/regimbarco/init

    8. Passengers arriving in Calabria must present a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. The form can be obtained at: https://home.rcovid19.it/

    9. Passengers arriving in Puglia must present a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. The form can be obtained at www.regione.puglia.it/web/salute-sport-e-buona-vita/-/riapertura-delle-regioni-regole-per-gli-spostamenti-da-e-per-la-puglia

    10. Passengers arriving in Sicily must present a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. The form can be obtained at www.lasicilia.it/userUpload/moduloregione.pdf

    11. Flights from Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Peru and Serbia are suspended.

  • JORDAN – published 14.09.2020

    1. Flights to Jordan are suspended until 21 September 2020.

    This does not apply to:

    • humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights;
    • flights from Algeria, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Yemen.

    2. Passengers must complete a declaration form at https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/ before departure.

    3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 120 hours within departure.

    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.

    4. Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.

    5. Passengers must have a health insurance valid for the period of intended stay.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Jordan.

    6. Passengers must install 'AMAN Application' in their personal device.

    7. Passengers shall submit Passenger Health Declaration and Locator Form

    8. Any passenger gives falsified or incorrect information is subject to a fine 10,000 JD

    9. Passengers arriving from Canada, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Lithuania, Malaysia, Morocco, Poland, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia and Turkey shall meet the following requirements:

    • Must have been resided in these countries for the last 14 days

    10. Passengers arriving from Algeria, Austria, Germany, Italy, Malta, Netherlands and UAE shall meet the following requirements:

    • Mandatory institutional quarantine for 7 days followed by 7 days at home 11. Passengers arriving from Bahrain, Belgium, France, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, UK, Ukraine, USA, Egypt, Sudan, Syria and Yemen shall meet the following requirements:
    • Must have been resided in these countries for the last 14 days
    • Mandatory institutional quarantine for 7 days followed by 7 days at home with electronic tracking bracelet.
  • KENYA – as of 03.09.2020

    1. Flights to Kenya restarted.

    2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure.

    • This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport.

    3. Passengers with a diplomatic passport must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure.

    4. Passengers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online at https://ears.health.go.ke/airline_registration/ .

    5. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine. A list of quarantine exemptions can be found at https://www.kcaa.or.ke/quarantine-exempted-states

  • KUWAIT – as of 09.09.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Passengers who have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Colombia, Dominican Rep., Egypt, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia (Rep.), Panama, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka or Syria in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Kuwait;
    • first degree family members of nationals of Kuwait. They must present proof of their relationship;
    • domestic workers of residents of Kuwait;
    • passengers with a diplomatic or special passport. They must have prior approval from the Embassy of Kuwait.

    2. Residents of Kuwait who left Kuwait before 1 September 2019 are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

    3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers younger than 6 years;
    • passengers in transit;
    • passengers returning to Kuwait with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued before departure from Kuwait. They must have been a maximum of 4 days abroad.

    4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and self-isolation for 14 days.

    5. Passengers should install “Shlonik" and “Kuwait-Mosafer" applications on their personal device.

    6. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities.

    7. Nationals of GCC countries are not allowed to enter with a Civil ID card.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait with a Civil ID card if they used the card when they departed from Kuwait.
  • MALAYSIA – Published 07.09.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter until 31 December 2020.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Malaysia;
    • permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card; This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.
    • passengers with a sticker label visa in their passport specifying that they are spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia; This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.
    • passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) with a printed entry permission from Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture; This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.
    • passengers with a diplomatic passport;
    • passengers with an official passport on a diplomatic mission;
    • students with an immigration approval. This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.

    2. Passengers are subject to medical screening; and

    • quarantine for 14 days at their own expense; and
    • must install 'MySejahtera app' in their phone.

    3. Passengers who departed Malaysia after 18 March 2020 must have a written immigration approval to return to Malaysia.

    4. Airline crew are subject to quarantine until their next flight and must install 'MySejahtera app' in their phone

    5. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is not allowed.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak;
    • permanent residents of Malaysia with a MyPR card traveling to Sabah or Sarawak;
    • This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.
    • passengers with a sticker label visa in their passport specifying that they are spouses or children of nationals of Malaysia traveling to Sabah or Sarawak;
    • This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.
    • passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) with a printed entry permission from Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture traveling to Sabah or Sarawak;
    • This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.
    • passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling to Sabah or Sarawak;
    • passengers with an official passport on a diplomatic mission traveling to Sabah or Sarawak;
    • students with an immigration approval traveling to Sabah or Sarawak.
    • This does not apply to nationals of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, USA and British nationals.

    6. Passengers traveling to Sarawak must complete an "enterSarawak" form and an "eHealth Declaration Form" before departure at https://sarawakdisastermc.com/

  • MALDIVES - published 14.09.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Visa on arrival facility restarted.

    2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure of the first flight.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals and residents of the Maldives;
    • passengers younger than 1 year;
    • passengers with a Dependent Visa, Student Visa or Marriage Visa.

    3. Passengers traveling as tourists must have a hotel reservation confirmation for the entire stay in a registered tourist facility.

    4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. More details can be found at: https://covid19.health.gov.mv/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Travel-related-home-quarantine-procedure-ENGLISH-version-18.07.2020.pdf

    5. Airline crew are subject to medical screening. Passengers must complete a "Traveller Health Declaration" 24 hours before arrival at https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/

  • MOROCCO - published 11.09.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Flights to Morocco are suspended until 10 October 2020.

    • This does not apply to:
    • repatriation flights;
    • passengers who are visa exempt if they have a hotel reservation confirmation or an invitation from a Moroccan company.

    2. Passengers must complete the "Passenger Health Form" before departure at http://www.onda.ma/form.php

    • The form must be printed and presented on arrival.
    • Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result and a serological test issued at most 48 hours before departure.
  • NEPAL - published 14.09.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Flights are allowed to operate.

    2. All arriving or departure Passengers, must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

    3. Both, arriving or departure passenger passengers complete the Passenger Health Declaration form.

    4. Passengers are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.

    5. A completed "Passengers Locator Card" must be presented to the "health desk" upon arrival.

    6. Passengers must complete a form at https://ccmc.gov.np/ before departure and present a printed copy of the form with a barcode at check-in.

  • PAKISTAN – as of 28.07.2020

    1. Airlines are allowed to operate with prior permission.

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

    • 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. 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.

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

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

    6. Airline crew are subject to medical screening.

  • PHILIPPINES – Published 17.08.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of the Philippines;
    • spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines traveling together or traveling to join the national of Philippines;
    • merchant seamen with a 9(c) visa issued by the Philippines;
    • nationals of India with a Temporary Resident Visa;
    • nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a Permanent Resident Visa who is spouse of a national of the Philippines;
    • passengers with a 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g), RA 7919, EO324 or Native-born visa issued by the Philippines..

    2. Suspension of all visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities except for;

    • Foreign spouses of Filipino nationals
    • Foreign minor children, and foreign children with special needs regardless of age, of Filipino nationals and
    • Foreign parents of minor Filipino children and of Filipino children with special needs regardless of age.

    3. Exempted Nationals still need to secure visa prior to arrival in the country.

    4. Passengers are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test at their own expense, they are subject to quarantine and must present a completed Case Investigation Form.

    5. All arriving OFW’s (Overseas Filipino Workers) will be subjected to Covid 19 testing under Government expense, including quarantine facilities.

    6. All (ROF) Returning Overseas Filipinos will be subjected to Covid 19 testing and quarantine facilities under their own expense

    7. Passengers traveling to Davao (DVO) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

    8. All passengers shall wear mask and face shields.

  • QATAR – published 18.08.2020

    1. All arriving passengers have to install “EHTERAZ” application on their cell phones.

    2. Qatari nationals and GCC nationals arriving from Low Risk Countries

    • Passengers arriving from low risk countries (who stayed at least 72 hours prior their departure to Qatar) must sign formal pledge to adhere to the quarantine at home for week.
    • Passport is mandatory requirement.
    • Health assessment & HQ undertaking forms must be filled and handed over immediately on arrival to MOPH representative.
    • List of Low Risk Countries: Brunei, Vietnam, China, Thailand, Malaysia, New Zealand, Malta, Finland, Hungary, South Korea, Estonia, Norway, Lithuania, Latvia, Japan, Cyprus, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Slovakia, Denmark, Netherland, Germany, Morocco, Poland, France, Australia, Canada, Slovenia, Belgium, United Kingdom, Czechia, Austria, Switzerland, Algeria, Turkey, Iceland, Spain, Croatia, Andorra,

    3. Qatari nationals and GCC nationals arriving from High Risk Countries

    • Passport is mandatory requirement.
    • Health assessment & HQ undertaking forms must be filled and handed over immediately on arrival to MOPH representative.
    • Require hotel booking through Discover Qatar only and confirmation print out must be carried by Guest to submit on arrival.

    4. Qatari Resident permit holders arriving from low risk countries;

    • Must hold Passport and resident permit card.
    • Exceptional return permit should be valid and print out proof should be available prior traveling.
    • Health assessment & HQ undertaking forms must be filled and handed over immediately on arrival to MOPH representative
    • Sign formal pledge to adhere to the quarantine at home for week
    • List of Low Risk Countries: Brunei, Vietnam, China, Thailand, Malaysia, New Zealand, Malta, Finland, Hungary, South Korea, Estonia, Norway, Lithuania, Latvia, Japan, Cyprus, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Slovakia, Denmark, Netherland, Germany, Morocco, Poland, France, Australia, Canada, Slovenia, Belgium, United Kingdom, Czechia, Austria, Switzerland, Algeria, Turkey, Iceland, Spain, Croatia, Andorra,

    5. Qatari Resident permit holders arriving from High risk countries;

    • Must hold Passport and resident permit card.
    • Exceptional return permit should be valid and print out proof should be available prior traveling.
    • Health assessment & HQ undertaking forms must be filled and handed over immediately on arrival to MOPH representative
    • must have hotel booking through Discover Qatar only and confirmation print out must be carried by Guest to submit on arrival.

    6. PCR (Covid-19) test will be done on arrival for all guest

    7. Companions traveling along with GCC nationals under their sponsorship who are holding Qatari resident permit are also allowed without exceptional return permit as long as they are traveling with their sponsor.

    8. Diplomats are exempted from hotel quarantine

    9. Omani National Transferring via Doha

    • To connect any other airline require to submit approval from sales and reservation team should submit the details prior 72 hours’ departure.
    • To connect Qatar airways require to submit approval from sales and reservation team should and manifest 72 hours’ departure.
    • Passengers should hold passport despite of traveling to any country
    • Proper documents checks and requirements of final destination should be full filled prior accepting the guest from origin

    10. Non-Omani national transferring via Doha

    • Required prior approval from QR along with indemnity form signed 72 hours prior departure.
  • RUSSIAN FED. – as of 09.09.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of the Russian Fed. and their family members;
    • permanent residents of the Russian Fed.;
    • British nationals and residents of the United Kingdom if arriving from the United Kingdom;
    • nationals and residents of Egypt if arriving from Egypt;
    • nationals and residents of Maldives if arriving from Maldives;
    • nationals and residents of Switzerland if arriving from Switzerland;
    • nationals and residents of Tanzania if arriving from Tanzania;
    • nationals and residents of Turkey if arriving from Turkey;
    • nationals and residents of United Arab Emirates if arriving from United Arab Emirates;
    • until 31 October 2020, participants, press and honored guests of the Formula 1 FIA race in Sochi.

    2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The medical certificate must be issued in Russian or in English. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted.

    • This does not apply to nationals of the Russian Fed.

    3. Passengers transiting the Russian Fed. must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.

    • This does not apply to nationals of the Russian Fed.
  • SAUDI ARABIA – published on 14.09.2020

    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.

    2. Nationals of Saudi are allowed to enter

    3. Nationals of GCC are allowed to exit/enter.

    4. Passengers holding valid visa (Exit/Entry, Residence/Iqamah and visit) are allowed to enter/exit.

    5. Passengers require to submit negative RT-PCR prior to departure to KSA taken within 48hours of arrival time.

    6. Passengers shall adhere to all COVID-19 health precautions control and measures issued by the Ministry of Health.

    7. All passengers shall complete “Health Disclaimer Form”.

    8. Above shall be in addition to any condition or approved requirements related to the restrictions or ban on travel for reasons that are not related to preventing the spread of COVID-19

  • Switzerland – as of 31.08.2020 (IATA News)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland;
    • British nationals;
    • passengers arriving from Schengen Member States;
    • passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay or Vatican City (Holy See). If they transit through other countries, they must stay in the international transit area of the airport;
    • family members of nationals of EEA Member States. They must present proof of their relationship;
    • family members of British nationals. They must present proof of their relationship;
    • residents of Liechtenstein and Switzerland;
    • residents of Schengen Member States returning directly via Switzerland to their country of residence;
    • passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland;
    • passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020;
    • unmarried partners of residents of Switzerland. They must have a written invitation from the residents in Switzerland and present proof of their relationship.

    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;
    • British nationals;
    • passengers arriving directly from Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay or Vatican City (Holy See). If they transit through other countries, they must stay in the international transit area of the airport;
    • family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland;
    • family members of British nationals;
    • residents of EEA Member States and Switzerland;
    • passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland;
    • passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020.

    3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days. A list of quarantine exemptions can be found at https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle- ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/quarantaene-einreisende.html .

  • SRI LANKA -- published 24.08.2020

    1. Flights to Sri Lanka are suspended.

    • This does not apply to humanitarian and repatriation flights.

    2. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and self-quarantine.

    • This does not apply to airline crew who do not disembark the aircraft.

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

  • TANZANIA – as of 05.08.2020 (Source CM/Tanzania)

    1. All passengers are subject to enhanced screening for COVID-19 infection. There will be no 14 days mandatory quarantine.

    2. All passengers from those countries that require a COVID-19 negative test, as a condition for travelling, must present the certificate upon arrival. Passengers from other countries with symptoms and signs related to COVID-19 infection, will undergo enhanced screening and may be tested for RT-PCR;

    3. All passengers arriving on airlines that require a COVID-19 negative test, as a condition for acceptance on the flight, must present the certificate upon arrival. Passengers arriving on other airlines, that do not request for COVID-19 negative test report, will undergo enhanced screening and may be tested for RT-PCR;

    4. Crew members are not subject present a negative test COVID-19 certificate as a condition of entry or departure. However, they will be screened for symptoms and signs in line with the country’s protocol;

    5. While in the country, all international travelers should observe adherence to Infection, Prevention and Control measures such as hand hygiene, wearing masks and keeping physical distancing as deemed appropriate;

    6. All travelers are required to truthfully fill out Traveler’s Surveillance Form available onboard or in any other transport means and submit to Port Health Authorities upon arrival;

    7. All international arriving passengers shall dispose-of their masks after use during travel at designated waste collection containers upon arrival;

    8. Airlines must provide Advance Passenger Information so as to allow the Points of Entry Authorities to scrutinize the manifest for possible high-risk passenger identification;

  • THAILAND – as of 27.08.2020

    1. Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter Thailand until 30 September 2020.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals and residents of Thailand;
    • passengers who are spouses, parents or children of a national of Thailand;
    • airline crew with a return scheduled flight;
    • students.

    2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

    • This does not apply to nationals of Thailand.

      3. Passengers must have:

      • an insurance to cover medical expenses in Thailand, and
      • a Certificate of Entry issued by Royal Thai Embassy, and
      • a Fit to Fly health certificate.

      4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

      5. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight.

      6. Airline crew staying overnight must have a guarantee letter from the airline or a health insurance certificate with a coverage cost of at least USD 100,000.

  • TUNISIA - published 09.09.2020

    1. Passengers arriving from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Isl., Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, Samoa (American), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Isl., Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (USA), Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals and residents of Tunisia.
    • spouses of nationals of Tunisia.

    2. Nationals and residents of Tunisia arriving from Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People's Rep.), Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czechia, Equatorial Guinea, France, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Macao (SAR China), Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.

    3. Spouses of nationals of Tunisia arriving from Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People's Rep.), Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czechia, Equatorial Guinea, France, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Macao (SAR China), Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days. They must have a marriage certificate.

    4. Passengers arriving from Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People's Rep.), Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czechia, Equatorial Guinea, France, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Macao (SAR China), Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay for a period less than 14 days are not allowed to enter.

    • This does not apply to passengers traveling as part of an organized all-inclusive tour.

    5. Nationals and residents of Tunisia arriving from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Isl., Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, Samoa (American), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Isl., Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (USA), Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe are subject to quarantine in a hotel for 7 days and self-quarantine for an additional 7 days.

    6. Spouses of nationals of Tunisia arriving from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Isl., Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, Samoa (American), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Isl., Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (USA), Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe are subject to quarantine in a hotel for 7 days and self-quarantine for an additional 7 days. They must have a marriage certificate.

    7. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result issued at most 120 hours before arrival.

    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.
  • TURKEY- as of 31.08.2020 (Source IATA News)

    1. Passengers arriving from Afghanistan or Bangladesh are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Turkey.

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

  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – published 14.09.2020

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals and residents of United Arab Emirates;
    • domestic helpers who are traveling with the sponsor or with the first degree family members of the sponsor;
    • passengers traveling as tourists to Dubai (DXB);
    • nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia with a United Arab Emirates Identity Card arriving at Dubai (DXB);
    • nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program and arriving at Dubai (DXB). They must have a pre-arranged visa or a pre-approval to enter;
    • passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) with a resident visa;
    • nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program and arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH). They must have a pre-approval to enter;
    • nationals of Indonesia traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program. They must have an entry permit and a return ticket.

    2. Passengers arriving at Dubai (DXB):

    • are subject to medical screening, and
    • must present a completed self-declaration health form, and
    • must download and register the COVID-19 DXB Smart App.

    3. Passengers must wear mask and gloves.

    4. All passengers transiting/transferring via DXB must hold RT-PCR negative report. Any passenger without RT-PCR negative report will be treat as Inadmissible Passengers and returned back to origin station.

    5. Passengers traveling as tourists arriving at Dubai (DXB) must have health insurance.

    6. Residents of United Arab Emirates with a residency visa issued in Dubai returning to Dubai (DXB) must have a GDRFA approval obtained before departure on https://smart.gdrfad.gov.ae/Smart_OTCServicesPortal/ReturnPermitService.aspx

    7. Residents of United Arab Emirates must check their status on https://uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before departure.

    8. Passengers entering or transiting Dubai (DXB) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued by an approved lab listed on https://screening.purehealth.ae or a lab accredited by the departure country.

    • This does not apply to:
    • children younger than 12 years;
    • passengers with severe or moderate disabilities;
    • nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program;
    • nationals of Indonesia traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program.

    1. Passengers entering Abu Dhabi must undergo mandatory home or institutional quarantine with wrist band.

    • This does not apply to; • passengers holding diplomatic passports • passengers under 18 years

      9. Passengers arriving from USA at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued by an approved lab listed on https://screening.purehealth.ae or a lab accredited by the departure country.

      • This does not apply to:
      • children younger than 12 years;
      • passengers with severe or moderate disabilities;
      • nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program;
      • nationals of Indonesia traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program.

      2. Passengers not arriving from the USA at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued by an approved lab listed on https://screening.purehealth.ae or a lab accredited by the departure country.

      • This does not apply to:
      • children younger than 12 years;
      • passengers with severe or moderate disabilities;
      • nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program;
      • nationals of Indonesia traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program.

      3. Passengers and airline crew arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

      4. Suspension of all visa on arrival facilities on Abu Dhabi (AUH).

      5. Visas issued by the United Arab Emirates that expired after 1 March 2020 are accepted for entry until 31 December 2020. They must be validated within 30 days of entry.

      6. Expired residency permits issued by the United Arab Emirates that have been extended until December 2020 are accepted for entry.

      7. Passengers with a residence permit issued by the United Arab Emirates are allowed to stay abroad longer than 180 days.

      8. Nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program:

      • must have an 'Isolation Exemption Certificate'; and
      • must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure.

      9. Nationals of Indonesia traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program:

      • must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure; and
      • are subject to medical screening.

      10. Transit is only allowed for maximum 24 hours at Abu Dhabi (AUH).

      11. Passengers transiting Abu Dhabi (AUH) for more than 8 hours must have a confirmed hotel booking.

  • United Kingdom – as of 15.08.2020

    1. Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 14 days. A list of self-isolation exemptions can be found at www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-corridors#updates-to-the-travel-corridor-list.

    2. All passengers arriving into the UK (excluding arrivals travelling from the Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands) are required to complete an online UK Passenger Locator Form before entering the UK, and may be required to self-isolate for 14 days - please visit www.gov.uk.uk-border-control for information on UK public health requirements and the link to the form”

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

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

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