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Travel information: COVID-19

All latest information on the travel restrictions issued by the destination countries, constantly changing entry regulations and all the hygiene measures we take for your travel can be found under below link:
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Arrival time at the departure airport

As a result of the additional safety measures with regard to Covid-19, we kindly ask our passengers to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before departure.

 

Updated on 09.07.2021 at 16:30 CET

Important announcement for flights from Basel Airport

Due to the fact that Basel Airport is located within French borders and thus, the travel regulations issued by the French government apply to all flights operated to/from this airport, when traveling from Basel to Turkey, passengers who have not yet been vaccinated are required to have a pressing reason for traveling and to fill out the International Travel Certificate prior to departure. We kindly ask our respective passengers to present their supporting documents to our staff when requested.


 

Updated on 08.07.2021 at 11:00 CET

Austria, Belgium and Denmark accepts vaccinated passengers

Austria, Belgium and Denmark have lifted entry ban for all passengers who have been vaccinated with a vaccine that meets the necessary criteria. For further details, please click on the links below.

Entry requirements for Austria

Entry requirements for Belgium

Entry requirements for Denmark


 

Updated on 06.07.2021 at 10:00 CET

The Netherlands removed the travel ban for fully vaccinated non-EU citizens

As of July 1, 2021, the Netherlands has lifted the entry ban for all passengers who have been fully vaccinated. Respective passengers are required to receive two doses of a vaccine which is approved by the EMA or is on the Emergency Use List of the WHO before departure. In cases of recovery from Covid-19 or the administration of Janssen vaccine, only one dose of the vaccine is sufficient.

More information can be found here.


 

Updated on 02.07.2021 at 11:00 CET

Germany lifted the travel warning for Turkey

The German government has announced that as of July 1, 2021, the travel warning for Turkey has been lifted. Click here to find out the latest updates on the entry regulations for Germany.

Quarantine exemption for flights to Austria

Passengers traveling from Turkey to Austria are exempt from going into quarantine if they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. More information can be found here.


 

Updated on 29.06.2021 at 14:00 CET

Switzerland reopened its borders to fully vaccinated non-EU citizens

The Swiss government has started to permit all passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020 and passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, which is approved by the EMA and shows that the passenger is fully vaccinated within the last 12 months before arrival.

Passengers traveling from Turkey to Switzerland will remain exempted from presenting a negative Covid-19 test and going under quarantine if they are fully vaccinated or recovered from the Covid-19 infection.

More information can be found here.


 

Updated on 24.06.2021 at 20:00 CET

Germany allows vaccinated non-EU citizens to enter the country

The German Government has announced that as of June 25 2021, fully vaccinated non-EU citizens traveling to Germany who haven’t been in one of the virus variant countries during the last 10 days will be allowed to enter the country for any travel purposes (e.g. as a tourist or to visit family and friends). Respective passengers are required to receive the last vaccination dose at least 14 days before departure.

Please click here to view the latest official announcement made on the matter.


 

Updated on 18.06.2021 at 13:00 CET

France removes Turkey from red list

Within the scope of France’s traffic light system determining the entry regulations depending on the public health situation in individual countries, France has moved Turkey from its red list to its orange list. Therefore, all vaccinated passengers traveling to France from Turkey will no longer go into quarantine upon arrival and justify their travel by indicating a pressing reason for entering the country.

All passengers aged 11 years and above are required to present a negative PCR test result performed less than 72 hours prior to departure or an antigen test result performed less than 48 hours prior to departure.

We would like to remind you that passengers who have not yet been vaccinated might be subject to a random Covid-19 test upon their arrival in France.

More information on the entry requirements for France can be found here.


 

Updated on 08.06.2021 at 11:00 CET

For the attention of passengers traveling to Denmark

We kindly ask our passengers traveling to Denmark to;

  1. arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure.
  2. download the smitte|stop mobile application and have the screen showing the Covid-19 test result ready for presentation to our check-in staff at the airport.

More information on entry regulations for Denmark can be found here.


 

Updated on 04.06.2021 at 17:00 CET

Quarantine exemption for flights to Germany

As of the 6th of June, Turkey will be moved to the list of Risk Areas from the list of High Incidence Areas and all of our passengers will be exempt from going under quarantine after their return flight from Turkey to Germany.

Please bear in mind that the requirement for presenting a Covid-19 test result or vaccine/immunity certificate will stay in place.

More information can be found here.


 

Updated on 31.05.2021 at 20:00 CET

New entry regulations for Turkey

As per the latest regulation issued by the Turkish government, as of June 1, 2021, our passengers who will travel to Turkey from the countries in our flight network (except for the United Kingdom) are required to present one of the following documents:

  • A negative PCR test result taken within the last 72 hours before arrival
  • A negative rapid antigen test result taken within the last 48 hours before arrival
  • A proof of vaccination at least 14 days before the date of travel
  • A documentation of recovery from the Covid-19 infection in the last 6 months

More information can be found here.