Which countries have banned flights to and from the UK?
The new pressure of coronavirus currently causing chaos in the UK is believed to be spreading 70 per cent faster than the predecessor and has resulted in a number of countries banning arrivals from the UK
The Netherlands set the ball rolling and different EU nations adopted. When France closed its borders to journey and cargo, ferries trains and hauliers carrying provisions got here to a standstill. Talks are going down to permit provisions to enter.
All this has meant distress for 1000’s of people that had booked holidays overseas over the vacation season. This is a listing of the countries that have however bans or restrictions in place.
Albania – flights are suspended till Jany 6 2021
Argentina – direct flights to and from the UK have been suspended for the time being.
Austria – a flight ban is in place till January 1 2021
Belgium – The Belgian Government’s suspension of passenger journey from the UK for a ends l 23.59 on 22 December.
Bulgaria – Air journey between Bulgaria is restricted till January 31 2021. British nationals with a sound Bulgarian resident allow are exempt, however they need to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival.
Chile – Non-resident overseas nationals that have been in the UK throughout the final 14 days is not going to be allowed entry to Chile.
Colombia – Direct flights to/from London have been suspended till additional discover.
The Czech Republic – The Czech Republic has suspendedd flights between the UK and Czech Republic till at the least 31 December.
Dominican Republic – The Dominican authorities has suspended all inbound passenger flights from the UK from Tuesday 22 December.
El Salvador – Travel to El Salvador is presently banned to travellers who have been in the United Kingdom in the final 30 days or whose flights have included a layover there
Estonia – Restriction to air companies presently deliberate to final till 1 January 2021.
Finland – All journey from the UK is restricted till Monday 4 January.
The French authorities has introduced it is going to be limiting air, automobile, ferry and practice journey from the UK to France from 24.00 (CET) 20 December for 48 hours.
Germany – All air passenger flights between the UK and Germany are banned till 23.00 (UK time) to December 31.
Greece The self-isolation time for these arriving from the UK has been prolonged from three days to seven days.
Grenada – Traffic between UK and Grenada has been banned for anybody who has been to the UK inside the earlier 14 days.
Hong Kong – Travellers who have visited the UK for greater than two hours inside the previous 14 days will likely be denied entry to Hong Kong.
Hungary – Flights to/from the UK have been restricted for the time being.
India – is banning flights from the UK from midnight 22 December till at the least 31 December.
Ireland – There’s a 48 hours from 00.00 on Monday 21 December.
Israel – The authorities has ordered the nation to ‘close the skies’
Italy – Anyone who has been in the UK in the earlier 14 days is not going to be permitted entry into Italy. Also, anybody already in Italy who has been in the UK in the 14 days earlier than 20 December, should report to their native well being authorities and take a Covid-19 fast antigenic or molecular swab take a look at. These measures will stay in place till 6 January.
Jamaica – All flights coming from the UK into Jamaica are banned till 4 January 2021.
Jordan – Jordan has introduced it’s suspending flights to and from the UK till 3 January.
Kuwait – Travellers is not going to be allowed to enter Kuwait in the event that they have been in the UK throughout the previous 14 days. This ban is predicted to come into drive by December 22.
Latvia – Latvia is not going to be allowing the operation of passenger flights to or from the UK till January 1 2021.
Lithuania – Travel restrictions are in place till December 31.
Malta – All business flights between the United Kingdom and Malta will likely be suspended. Maltese Nationals and Residents of Malta will likely be ready to return to Malta on Air Malta flights. British Nationals will likely be ready to return to the UK with Air Malta.
Mauritius – Fights to and from the UK are presently banned.
Moldova – The Moldovan authorities has introduced the suspension of all UK flights to and from Moldova with impact from midnight on December 23. This consists of passengers transiting the UK en route to Moldova.
Morocco – The Moroccan Government has suspended till additional discover all flights to and from the UK. British nationals residing in Morocco, in addition to their households, are allowed to enter the nation.
North Macedonia – The Prime Minister of North Macedonia has introduced restrictions on direct flights between North Macedonia and the United Kingdom in the close to future. More quickly.
Oman – The Supreme Committee introduced the closure of its land, sea and air borders with impact from 22 December at 1 am. This will stay in place for 7 days and will likely be topic to assessment by the Omani authorities. During this time, it is not going to be doable to enter or depart Oman.
Pakistan – A transport directive from the authorities of Pakistan mentioned travellers arriving from the UK on direct or oblique flights wouldn’t be permitted to enter from midnight on 22 December till midnight on 29 December. Passengers transiting in the UK on their approach to Pakistan will likely be allowed to enter in the event that they haven’t left the airside space of the UK airport they’re connecting by way of.
Paraguay – Rntry to Paraguay by non-resident overseas nationals that have visited the UK since 7 December just isn’t permitted till 4 January 2021.
Peru – Peru has suspended all flights originating in Europe for a interval of two weeks. Direct flights from the UK and these with a stopover in the UK are suspended till additional discover. Non-Peruvian residents or residents who have been in the UK throughout the final two weeks are prohibited from getting into Peru.
Poland – Flights between Poland and the UK are suspended from midnight on 21 December till at the least 6 January.
Portugal – All passenger journey is banned, with the exception of Portuguese residents and these legally resident in Portugal, between the UK and Portugal.
Romania – From December 21 , all passenger flights to and from the UK will likely be banned for 14 days.
Russia – Flights to and from the UK are suspended for one week from midnight on 22 December.
Saudi Arabia – The Ministry of Interior introduced the suspension of all worldwide flights for travellers getting into and leaving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (besides in distinctive circumstances). Entry to the Kingdom by way of land and sea borders has been suspended. The announcement states that these measures are due to final for one week, and could also be prolonged for an additional week.
Singapore – The Singapore authorities introduced that from 23.59 Singapore time on 23 December, all travellers who have been in the UK in the earlier 14 days earlier than journey is not going to be permitted to enter or transit Singapore. Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents are nonetheless ready to enter Singapore, however should endure Covid-19 checks upon arrival in Singapore and at the finish of their obligatory 14 day quarantine interval.
Slovakia – Flights to and from the UK will likely be suspended for 72 hours as of 00.01 22 December.
Spain – Spain has ban all arrivals from the UK aside from Spanish residents and residents. Madrid mentioned it will additionally reinforce controls at the border with Gibraltar to guarantee travellers complied with the restriction. This consists of flights from the UK to the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Flights from the UK will proceed to permit residents to enter Spain. The sudden determination has affected 1000’s of British travellers booked to fly to the nation and particularly to the Canary Islands. Those who booked a bundle will likely be entitled to a full refund.
Sudan -The Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority has introduced they are going to be limiting air journey from the UK, Netherlands and South Africa from December 23 till January 5 2021.
Sweden – A short lived entry ban applies to all passengers arriving from the UK, with the exception of Swedish residents and final for one month. With impact from 15.00 (UK time) on 21 December, the Swedish authorities has suspended all passenger flights from the UK to Sweden for 48 hours.
Switzerland – Switzerland has introduced a common entry ban for travellers from the UK, together with UK nationals, and flights have been suspended till additional discover.
The Netherlands – The Dutch authorities has banned all air passenger flights between the UK and the Netherlands January 1 2021. All passenger ferries carrying passengers from the UK to Dutch ports are prohibited till January 1 2021. This doesn’t apply to freight.
Tunisia – All flights are suspended to and from the UK together with transiting flights till additional discover.
Turkey -Turkey has introduced it is going to be suspending air journey to/from the UK.
Uzbekistan – Until 10 January 2021, British nationals both arriving immediately from the UK or who have been in the UK in the final 14 days, aren’t permitted to journey to or to enter Uzbekistan. All different overseas nationals, with the exception of Uzbek nationals, who’re arriving from the UK or who have visited the UK in the final 14 days aren’t permitted to enter the nation both throughout this era.