Greece announced that it will open its borders to UK on July 15. The announcement was made by government spokesman Stelios Petsas during the daily briefing Monday noon. He did not make any relevant announcement for Sweden, though.
“In cooperation with the British government and following experts’ recommendaitons, the government announces the re-launching of direct flights from UK to all airports in the Greece from form July 15,” Petsas said.
The Greek Civil Aviation Authority has a direct flight ban from/to UK and Sweden until July 15. 2020.
Greece decision to re-open its borders to United Kingdom comes three days after the Foreign Office put Greece on the list of countries whose travellers will not need a 14-day quarantine. The decision affects also Britons returning form those countries to UK. The “quarantine-free travel corridors” measure goes into effect on July 10, 2020.
Regarding Sweden, spokesman Petsas said “we are monitoring” the epidemiological situation and “we will make an announcement depending n the development.”
The travel ban to/from Sweden did not hinder TUI to send a charter to Rhodes and another to Athens, but that’s another story…