Greece will resume direct flights with UK from July 15

Greece will enable flights from the UK from July 15, the Greek authorities has confirmed. The transfer is an try and salvage the rest of the summer time season within the vacation vacation spot favoured by Brits. The Aegean nation opened its borders to sure EU international locations on June 15 and others, aside from the UK and Sweden, on July 1. Sweden and Britain have been exempt from preliminary openings on account of giant coronavirus numbers.

Greek authorities spokesman Stelios Petsas mentioned in a briefing: “In cooperation with the British authorities, and following recommendation of consultants, the federal government pronounces the resumption of direct flights from the UK to all airports of the nation from July 15.”

Greece was introduced on Friday as one of many locations the place returning passengers can be exempt from quarantine when again within the UK. Nevertheless, the International Workplace says Brits touchdown in Greece could also be requested to bear testing for coronavirus upon touchdown in Greece. After testing, you will want to self-isolate at your given tackle till Greek authorities contact you along with your take a look at outcomes and provide you with additional directions.

In case your take a look at outcomes are damaging, you’ll now not have to self isolate but when they’re optimistic, you’ll probably be requested to quarantine in government-provided lodging for 14 days. If different passengers in your flight take a look at optimistic, you may additionally be topic to additional quarantine necessities.

In the present day easyJet introduced it could resume its package deal holidays to European hotspots like Spain, Greece and Turkey from August 1 – which may very well be the perfect strategy to get your low cost Greek repair this summer time.