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ENTRY REGULATIONS

Please find useful information on entry restrictions on the following official websites: IATA Travel Centre and ICAO COVID-19 Airport Status

Several countries also impose specific entry measures, mainly: 
1/ Taking the temperature at the departure and/or arrival point
2/ Provision of mandatory forms to be filled in online or distributed on board the aircraft or on arrival at destination
3/ Wearing a mask at all times in airports

 

The following is a non-exhaustive list of some specific measures: 

 

Luxair is committed to keeping its passenger updated on the latest travel restrictions and regulations. Please be aware that entry and/or transit requirements differ from country to country and are subject to change on very short notice. Therefore, accuracy can't be guaranteed at any time. Passengers are strongly advised to inform themselves about the restrictions and requirements applicable to their journey at least 48 hours before their flight.

IMPORTANT! If you are travelling to Luxembourg: Please find the entry regulations to Luxembourg & details where PCR or antigen tests can be carried out in your city or at your departure airport by clicking here.

  • Passengers entering Austria that have visited a high-risk country listed here within 10 days prior to entering Austria, must enter a 10-day quarantine, which can be shortened by the negative result of a COVID test carried out at least 5 days after the start of the quarantine. Passengers traveling for work purposes are exempted from the quarantine obligation given that they carry the negative result of a PCR- or Antigenic test carried out within 72 hours prior to entry.

     

    Before entering Austria, all passengers are required to register online via the Entry Declaration Form. Click here for the online form. Alternatively, the option remains to fill out a form on board. The confirmation or the completed form must be kept and presented to the authorities upon arrival upon request. Click here to find out more. Commuters, passengers in transit in Austria, and passengers traveling for urgent family reasons are among the categories exempted from the obligation to register. Click here to find out more about online registration. 

     

    As of 25th January, passengers entering Austria must wear an “FFP2” mask (without an exhalation valve) on-board the aircraft and at the airport at the destination. Exemptions apply for children aged 14 or under and pregnant women who can use a surgical mask instead.

     

    Passengers entering Austria need to present the negative result of a PCR or antigen test carried out within 72 hours prior entry, or they need to get tested within 24 hours after arrival. Children aged 10 or less are exempted from this test requirement.

     

     

  • Passengers entering Cabo Verde must fill out and print the following document prior to departure. Passengers need to hold a negative PCR or antigen test performed within 72 hours prior to boarding. Children aged 6 or less are exempted from the test obligation.

  • Passengers entering Czech Republic must fill out and print the following document prior to departure.Only passengers travelling for essential reasons are allowed to enter Czech Republic including work, studies or family reasons.

    Passengers need to present the negative result of a PCR test performed within 72 hours prior to departure and will be subjected to a second test upon entry in Czech Republic. 

    Additionally, passengers are required to self-isolate until they receive the result of the second PCR test.

  • Passengers entering Denmark from countries labeled by Denmark as banned, need to present the negative result of a PCR- or Antigenic test carried out within 24 hours prior to boarding time. This also applies to passengers in transit at Copenhagen Airport. Additionally, passengers are required to enter a 10-day quarantine.

     

    Children aged 12 or less and passengers who have been tested positively to the Covid-19 (a medical proof is needed), 14 days to 8 weeks before the flight are exempted from this requirement.  Please note that entry into Denmark from banned countries is only permitted for worthy purposes. You can find more information on this link.

  • Passengers entering Egypt must fill out and print the following document prior to departure. Passengers need to present the negative result of a PCR test performed within 72 hours prior to departure, the result of the test must be in English (paper form only, digital results will not be accepted).

    Additonally, passengers may be subjected to a temperature check upon arrival in Egypt, if passengers present symptom they will be asked to perform a second screening in a clinic.

  • All passengers arriving in France by plane are obliged to present a negative result of a PCR-test, LAMP test or RNA test (Antigen tests are not accepted) carried out maximum 72h before departure. This requirement does not apply for road transport. Passengers travelling for essential reasons, children aged 10 or under and passengers in transit are exempted from the test requirement. Additionally, passengers are required to fill out a sworn statement that you can find via this link,  for passengers aged 10 or under please use this link.

     

    For passengers travelling to Nice on Saturdays and Sundays, please fill out this form.

  • If you have been in a high-risk area listed here at any time in the 10 days prior to entering Germany, you need to register online at the earliest of 3 days prior to arrival via the following link and must provide proof of a Sars-Cov-2 test no later than 48h after entry (children aged under 6 are exempted from the test requirement). You then need to present the confirmation of your registration at the check-in counter at Luxembourg-Airport. Upon arrival in Germany, you need to inform authorities and start a mandatory 10-day quarantine. Exemptions apply. Click here to find out more. The quarantine can be ended after 5 days by a negative PCR-test result. However, this only applies for tests take earliest 5 days after the start of the quarantine.

  • Before entering Greece, all passengers are required to fill out this document maximum 24 hours prior to departure. Please be aware that passengers from countries that are not part of the European Union or the Schengen area are not allowed to travel to Greece, except if they own a European residence permit.

    Additionally, passengers are obliged to present a negative result (in English only) of a PCR test carried out max. 72h prior entry. Children aged under 10 are exempted from this obligation.

  • As of 01 September, foreign nationals may not enter Hungary, only with justified exceptions. Hungarian nationals and long-term residents will be allowed to enter with quarantine or two negative tests two days apart.

    Hungarian citizens and citizens with a permanent residence permit in Hungary and their family members and citizens with any residence permit issued by the Hungarian immigration authority with a longer validity than 90 days, may enter Hungary. Passengers arriving for cultural or sports events in Hungary are allowed to enter with a ticket of the event provided that they have two negative COVID test results within 5 days with at least 48 hours passing between the two. Passengers are allowed to enter doing business or economic activities in Hungary if this can be proved at entry. Passengers arriving for business or economic activities are exempted from health screening and quarantine. Special quarantine measures apply for passengers for cultural or sports events. Any other individual exemption requires prior permission. Everybody entering Hungary may be subject to health screening and quarantine.

  • From 7th January: passengers travelling to Italy from EU+ member states* need to present the negative result of a PCR-test or antigenic test carried out within 48 hours prior to entry, upon arrival. Otherwise, you will need to enter mandatory fiduciary isolation in Italy. Exemptions from the test requirement apply to passengers travelling to Italy for work, absolute urgency or health purposes, given that their stay in Italy lasts less than 120 hours.

    *Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

     

    In order to reduce waiting times at the airport in the COVID-19 circumstances, all passengers travelling to Italy are legally obliged to print and fill out the following document (Italian versionEnglish version) two (2) times. The documents will be checked during boarding. An informative annex (which does not require filling out) can be found here.


    In addition, you also need to register online prior to your arrival if you are flying to one of the following destinations:

     

     

     

     

     

    In addition, we advise travellers visiting Italian territory to download the official application for contact tracing from the website: https://www.immuni.italia.it/. Although not obligatory, it is recommended to download the app, helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

     

    For more information, click here.

  • All passengers traveling to Ireland must fill out the online Passenger Locator Form prior to travel. As of January 16th, all passengers entering Ireland from abroad must bear the negative result of a PCR-test carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival. You will need to present the test certificate at boarding, and later on to the Irish authorities upon arrival. Children aged 6 or under and passengers in transit in Ireland are exempted from the test requirement. Non-compliance to the test requirement may lead to a fine of up to 2500 Euros or up to 6 months in prison or both, unless the passenger is exempted as set out on the government website.

    Passengers entering Ireland from locations not included on the COVID-19 Green List, including Luxembourg, are asked to self-isolate for 14 days on entry into the state. During these 14 days, passengers must stay indoors and avoid contact with other people and social situations as much as possible. You can find more information here. Also as of January 16th, the 14-day self-isolation can be shortened by the negative result of a PCR-test taken no earlier than 5 days after arriving in Ireland.
     

  • Please find the entry regulations to Luxembourg and details where PCR or antigen tests can be carried out in your city or at your departure airport by clicking here.

  • Passengers entering Malta must fill out and print the following document and a health locator form prior to departure. Passengers need to present the negative result of a PCR test performed within 72 hours prior entry.

  • All passengers entering Montenegro (except children aged 5 years or less) need to present a negative PCR test result within 72 hours upon arrival. Passengers may also enter Montenegro without testing, but will be required to stay in quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. This quarantine can be shortened by presenting a negative result after 6 days of quarantine.

    • All passengers entering Portugal are required to present before departure in Luxembourg a negative result of a PCR test carried out no more than 72 hours before departure.  Children aged under 2 are exempted from this obligation. All passengers travelling to Lisbon, Porto or Faro must fill out this form. The form may only be filled out once you have received your boarding pass with seat number : when traveling to Lisbon and Porto, you might fill out 24 hours prior to departure (check-in is available for those destinations) but travelling to Faro, may only fill it out at the airport as online check-in is not available at the moment.

     

    • Before travelling to Madeira, the government of the autonomous region of Madeira requires you to register online at https://madeirasafe.com/#/login 12 to 48 hours prior to departure. Passengers neet to hold a negative PCR SARS-CoV-2 test performed within 72 hours prior to arrival. If you have not performed a PCR test, you will be obliged by local authorities to take a PCR test upon arrival at Funchal Airport, free of charge. After taking the PCR test upon arrival, you can proceed to your destination where you must wait for the result of the PCR test, in confinement. You will then be informed of the result within an estimated period of 12 hours.

    Passengers holding a medical document issued in the last 90 days, certifying that they recovered from Covid-19 disease when arriving in the Region of Madeira, or a document certifying that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 (according to recommended plan and respected the period of activation of the immune system provided in the Summary Product Characteristics (SMPC)), are exempted from self-isolation and PCR test.

  • Passengers entering Poland from abroad are required to enter a 10-day quarantine. 

    Passengers who have obtained a negative result of a PCR test carried out 48h before arrival are exempted from the quarantine requirement. 

  • A 14-day quarantine is compulsory for all passengers that have stayed in high-risk areas (including France, Germany, and Luxembourg) within 14 days prior to entering Romania, even if they present a negative SARC-CoV-2 test result. Before traveling to Romania, the authorities require you to register online here


    An exemption of the quarantine for entry in Romania from high-risk areas applies to passengers spending less than 72h in Romania, provided that upon arrival, they bear the negative result of a PCR-test carried out within 48h prior to entry.

  • All passengers entering Spain are obliged to present a negative result of a PCR-test, or TMA test (written in English, German, French or Spanish) carried out max. 72h prior to entry. Children aged under 6 are exempted from this obligation. In order to be able to travel, you will need to present your negative test result at check-in at the airport, upon arrival in Spain, and eventually upon check-in at your hotel.


    Moreover, it is mandatory that you fill out the Spanish Health Control Form via the Spain Travel Health (SptTH) app or via the following link within 48h prior to entering Spain. 
    You can find more information here and here.

  • From 6th of February, passengers entering Sweden need to present the negative result of a PCR test, Antigenic test or LAMP test carried out within 48 hours prior arrival. Children aged 17 or less, Swedish residents and citizens are exempted from this test requirement.

  • From 8th of February, passengers entering Switzerland need to present the negative result of a PCR test carried out within 72 hours prior to departure. Alternatively, an Antigenic test can be done 24 hours before departure, however passengers will be subjected to performing a PCR test upon arrival. Children aged 11 or less are exempted from this test requirement. 
    Additionally, all passengers must fill out this form: https://swissplf.admin.ch/home

    As of the 8th of March, Luxembourgish nationals must enter a 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Switzerland. 

  • All passengers aged above 6 need to submit a negative COVID-19 test result done within 72 hours prior to departure. Passengers that do not show a negative COVID-19 test result will not be permitted to fly. Passengers transiting Turkey are exempted from this requirement. 

  • Following the decisions of the Ministry of Mobility and Public Works, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, to lift the temporary suspension of scheduled passenger flights from the United Kingdom and departing from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Kingdom, Luxair resumed its flight operations.

     

    All passengers entering the UK must fill out the following PLF document before boarding and must present the negative result (in English, French or Spanish) of a PCR test, LAMP test, or antigen test performed within 72h prior to arrival. Children aged 10 or below are exempted from the test obligation.

    Please be aware that the negative test result must be a document from a private test provider. NHS testing and Trace testing results will not be accepted.

     

    Passengers are also required to enter a mandatory 10 days quarantine.

     

    Additionally from 15/02/2021

    Passengers coming from a red list country or who have been in a red list country in the last 10 days.

    • OnlyUK citizens or residents are allowed to enter the UK
    • The 10 days quarantine must be done in a government-approved hotel
    • Passengers must pre-book their hotel package for the quarantine on a government booking system or while filling out he PLF. The package includes the hotel and a testing kit.

     

    Passengers coming from a non-red list country.

    The 10 days quarantine can be done at home

    Passengers must pre-book a test kit on a government booking system or while filling out te PLF.

    Passengers must perform their test themselves on the second day of the quarantine using the testing kit and must go in a government testing centre on the 8th day of the quarantine for a second test.

  • Before entering the United Arab Emirates, all passengers are required to register online through the app “DXB Smart App”:
    •    IOS devices: https://apps.apple.com/ae/app/covid19-dxb-smart-app/id1504818399  
    •    Android devices:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ae.gov.dha.covid19 
     
    Additionally, passengers are obliged to present a negative result of a PCR-test carried out maximum 72h before departure. The PCR test must be an official printed certificate written in English or Arabic. Children aged 11 or under are exempted from the test requirement. When travelling to Dubai please make sure to bring with you a health insurance proof.


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