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SAUDI ARABIA: Country's government suspends all international flights from 20 December 2020

The country's government has announced on 20 December in response to the spread of a new strain of COVID-19, the suspension of all international flights for travellers entering and leaving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (except in exceptional cases). Entry to the Kingdom through land and sea borders has been suspended. The announcement states that these measures are due to last for one week, and may be extended for another week.
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LUXEMBOURG: Country's government suspends UK flights for at least 24 hours from 20 December 2020

The country’s government yesterday banned all air passenger flights between the UK and Luxembourg from 00:00 (CET) on Sunday 20 December 2020 for an initial 24-hour period. It is unclear whether this restriction has now been suspended from today. Further updates will be published by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) when available. The restriction was introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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ROMANIA: Country's government increases COVID-19 restrictions for UK arrivals

The country’s government has announced that from 24.00 (CET) on 20 December all arrivals from the UK, regardless of nationality, are required to self-isolate for 14 days and from 19.00 (CET) on 21 December all passenger flights to and from the UK will be banned for 14 days. The restrictions have been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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SWISS AIR LINES: Airline suspends flights to and from the UK and South Africa until further notice

The airline has announced that as of midnight on 21 December 2020 until further notice, all passenger flights to and from the United Kingdom as well as South Africa are to be suspended; SWISS most recently served London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester airports in the UK and Johannesburg in South Africa. Customers affected by the suspended flights will be informed by the airline, and flexible re-booking options continue to apply.
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BULGARIA: Country's government to suspend UK arrivals until 31 January 2021

The country’s government has put in place a temporary travel ban on visitors arriving from the UK from 00.00 (local time) on 21 December until 31 January 2021. British nationals with a valid Bulgarian resident permit are exempt, but they must self-isolate for 10-days upon arrival. The new restriction has been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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JAMAICA: Country's government to increase COVID-19 restrictions for UK passengers from 21 December 2020

The country's government has announced that travellers arriving in Jamaica from the UK from 21 December onward will be subject to state quarantine for 48 hours and COVID-19 PCR testing. Passengers who test negative will be fitted with an armband for monitoring and released to complete the 14-day quarantine at home, while those found to be positive will be isolated in state facilities until recovered. Travellers can be picked up from the quarantine facility once quarantine is completed. Business visitors and others staying in hotels must follow local COVID protocols. The restrictions have been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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MOROCCO: Country's government suspends UK flights from 21 December 2020

The country's government announced with effect from midnight on 20 December, the Moroccan Government has suspended until further notice all flights to and from the UK. The restrictions have been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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MAURITIUS: Country extends ban on travel from UK and South Africa

The country's government has announced that from midnight (local time) on 21 December, the government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that all travellers who come from or have been in transit in the UK or South Africa during the last 15 days will not be allowed to enter the Mauritian territory until at least 31 January 2021.
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GREECE: Country's government updates restrictions for UK arrivals from 21 December 2020

The country’s government has announced that for arrivals into Greece from the UK after 06.00 (local time) on 21 December 2020, passengers will be required to complete a rapid COVID-19 test on arrival and to self-isolate for seven days in the event of a negative test result. If the result is positive, the Greek authorities will ask passengers to quarantine until advised otherwise.
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POLAND: Country's government suspends UK flights from 21 December 2020

The country's government has announced that flights from UK to Poland have been suspended from midnight on 21 December until at least 6 January. The restrictions have been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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LATVIA: Country's government suspends UK flights until at least 1 January 2021

The country’s government has announced that from 21 December at 00.01 (GMT) until 1 January, Latvia will not be permitting the operation of passenger carriers to or from the United Kingdom. The restriction has been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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TUNISIA: Country's government suspends UK flights from 21 December 2020

The country's government announced on 21 December the suspension until further notice of all flights to and from, or that transited through, the UK following the emergence of a new strain of COVID-19. The Tunisian government also suspended the entry into Tunisia of passengers who are coming through the UK or transited through the UK.
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SWEDEN: Country expected to impose restrictions on UK arrivals shortly

The country’s government has announced that it will impose restrictions on travel from the UK. It plans to introduce restrictions as soon as possible, but is yet to announce a specific date and time. Further information is expected to be published by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) as soon as it's available; the restrictions will be imposed in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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BELGIUM: Country's government suspends flights with the UK for at least 24 hours from 21 December 2020

The country’s government has announced that from 00:01 (local time) on 21 December, borders between the UK and Belgium will be closed for at least 24 hours. The restriction has been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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CANADA: Country's government suspends all UK flights for 72 hours from 20 December 2020

The country’s government has suspended all inbound passenger flights from the UK from 23.59 (ET) on 20 December for 72 hours; this restriction has been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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ITALY: Country suspends UK flights until 6 January 2021

The country’s government announced on 20 December the immediate suspension of all flights between the UK and Italy. Additionally, anyone already in Italy who has been in the UK in the 14 days before 20 December, must report to their local health authorities and take a COVID-19 rapid antigenic or molecular swab test. These measures will remain in place until 6 January, and have been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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PORTUGAL: Country's government suspends UK flights from 20 December 2020

The country’s government has announced a ban on all passenger travel, with the exception of Portuguese citizens and those legally resident in Portugal, between the UK and Portugal from 24.00 (GMT) on Sunday 20 December. The restriction has been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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COLOMBIA: Country's government suspends all UK flights until further notice from 20 December 2020

The country’s government has announced that direct flights to and from London will be suspended from 20 December until further notice, with more information to be published by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) when available. The restriction has been introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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KUWAIT: Country's government expected to suspend UK flights from 22 December 2020

The country’s government announced on 20 December that travellers will not be allowed to enter Kuwait if they have been in the UK during the preceding 14 days. This ban is expected to come into force by 22 December. Further updates are due be published by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) when available. The measures will be introduced in response to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of the UK.
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UNITED KINGDOM: European countries opt to suspend flights to the UK

A number of European countries have opted to suspend flights to and from the UK with immediate effect, following developments in the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 within parts of England. Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria have thus far confirmed the cancellation of flights, and further nations could follow, as reports suggest that Germany and France are currently considering a similar move. Eurostar has also announced that no train services will operate between London, Brussels and Amsterdam on 21 December, with further suspensions beyond that date possible.
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