Greece stops all air and land connections with Turkey and UK until April 15

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The Greek Health Ministry has announced that it is suspending all connections to Turkey and the United Kingdom as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

The decision was announced in a government statement issued on Sunday night, and came into effect from 6 a.m. today (Monday 23rd March) until 3 p.m. on Wednesday 15th April.

According to sources, the government is planning to suspend all international flights, incoming and outgoing, in the next couple of days once Greeks abroad are repatriated.

The decision to suspend air and land connections with UK and Turkey excludes Greek citizens and permanent residents returning and cargo transfers.