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Greece Civil Aviation: “Mask recommendation” for flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority CAA issued a statement saying that the use of mask in air travel is “optional” and not “mandatory” from 1. June 2022. CAA Announcement The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announces to the passenger public that, as of today, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the health restriction Covid-19, …

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“Flights as usual on April 6,” says Greece Civil Aviation after court decision

Flights to and from all airports in Greece will operate as usual and without problems on the day of the general strike on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, the Civil Aviation Authority announced on Tuesday afternoon. The CAA sought the legal way to declare that the 24-hour strike of the air …

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Greece Civil Aviation issues new Covid-instructions for flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Sunday the new flight instructions with the conditions of entry into Greece to limit the spread of COVID-19 disease. The new instructions exclude vaccinated passengers with European Digital Covid Certificate from manadoty covid-test. The new flight instructions are valid from Monday, February 7, …

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Greece extends restrictions for flight passengers and travel to Greek islands

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) extended on Tuesday the air directives (notams) for travelerss arriving to the country from abroad as well as for domestic flight passengers to the Greke islands. The directives are extended with the purpose of containing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The directives have been …

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UK, UAE passengers must undergo Rapid Covid-19 test upon arrival in Greece Feb 22-Mar 8

All passengers arriving from the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom between February 22  and 06:00 on March 8 must submit to a rapid test for coronavirus at the airport, the Greek Civil Aviation Auhtority (CAA) said on Monday. The CAS said that the air directive (notam) on the …

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Greece’s Civil Aviation notam for 3-day quarantine for flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has issued a Notam extending measures to protect airline passengers and the public from Covid-19. The measures include a mandatory three-day quarantine for anyone entering the country. In an announcement, the CAA said that all passengers entering Greece from abroad, including from European Union member-states, between …

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Greece Civil Aviation extends travel restrictions until Nov 30

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in Greece has extended until November 30 a series of travel restrictions “aiming to protect passengers and citizens from the Covid-19 pandemic,” as noted in a press release issued on November 9, 2020. The air directives (notams) regarding travel restrictions from certain countries and Non-EU …

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Greece temporarily bans flights to Thessaloniki, notams for other airports

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued several air notifications (notam) that include the temporary suspension of flights to/from “Macedonia” airport in Thessaloniki, while they lift restrictions to other Greek airports. Thessaloniki and Serres are in full lockdown from 3. November 2020 and for 14 days. Aviation directive for flight …

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Greek Air Traffic Controllers and Civil Aviation work stoppages Oct 7-8

Greek Air Traffic Controllers and the Federation of Associations of Greek Civil Aviation Authorities are holding two work stoppages on Wednesday and Thursday, October 7-8, 2020. Both OSYPA and EEEKE are protesting the restructuring of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority under new legislation, and delayed salary payments. ΕΕΕΚΕ work stoppage …

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Greece Civil Aviation extends travel restrictions until Oct 12, 2020

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has extended a series of travel restrictions “aiming to protect passengers and citizens from the Covid-19 pandemic,” as noted in a press release issued on October 1, 2020. The air directives (notams) regarding travel restrictions from certain countries and Non-EU citizens, negative Covid-19 test, and …

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Greece on flights from Russia: Negative Covid-19 test, arrivals & airport restrictions

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority issued a directive (notam) demanding a negative Covid-19 test from travellers form Russia. Furthermore, it restricts the number of arrivals from Russia to maximum 500 per week and at the airports of Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklio, Crete, only. The directive (notam) fro Russia goes into force …

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Greece’s Civil Aviation modifies PLF time range, makes airlines responsible

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has modified the time range within international flight passengers must fill up the “Passenger Locator Form” PLF. In an air instruction (NOTAM) issued on Thursday, July 16, 2020, the CAA also notifies airlines that they have to check whether passengers have submitted the PLF form before …

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