KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will keep running long-haul international services following the agreements reached with the Dutch government regarding testing requirements.
Singapore has announced new entry requirements in light of the new COVID-19 variant and a resurgence of cases worldwide.
Earlier, IH Aviation and Travel had reported that United Kingdom would require a negative COVID-19 test result from all international arrivals ‘as soon as possible’. However, we didn’t have an exact date.
Arrivals into Ireland from Great Britain and South Africa will be required to show a negative PCR test on entry from today (9th January,2021).
Philippines has expanded the travel ban to 19 more countries after the country imposed a travel ban on United Kingdom amid concerns of a newly detected and fast-spreading COVID-19 variant.
The government of Hong Kong has tightened measures for passengers arriving from outside of China.
This move comes after Japan reported 1st cases of newly detected fast-spreading variant in passengers arriving from the United Kingdom on Friday.
Turkey, in order to take some precautionary measures against the new COVID-19 strain, will require passengers to present a negative COVID-19 test result on entering the country starting from Monday until March.
Updated at 12:40 PM (GMT) Countries across Europe and beyond began closing their borders to travelers from the United Kingdom on Sunday.
Turkish Airlines has suspended flights to 4 countries with immediate effect.