Greece relax COVID-19 restrictions for both Domestic and International Flights

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Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority CAA announced on Sunday, 1. May 2022, that it lifts restrictions for the protection from covid-19 for all passengers on international and domestic flights.

The CAA said in its press release that all extraordinary health measures to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 have been lifted as of Sunday, May 1, on both foreign and domestic flights in Greece.

The statement added that passengers and employees that are departing or arriving on foreign and domestic flights will only be required to wear a face mask on board during the flight and within the airport areas.

This means that international and domestic passengers will no longer need to show a vaccination or recovery Covid-Pass or EU DCC-Pass or negative Covid-tests before getting on board.

Civil Aviation press release in Greek here.

The lifting of the measure comes on the day, May 1 2022, vaccinated and unvaccinated  Greeks are allowed to enter the indoor spaces of restaurants, cafes, bars and other entertainment facilities, and retail shops without having to show any Covid-certificates or negative rapid tests at the entrances.

Note, that wearing a mask remains mandatory in these areas also during the month of May, while the government plans to lift also this measure from June 1, if the pandemic conditions allow.