The Initial Ban on all Flights from China, South Korea, Iran, Italy and Spain is being Extended until April 12
The initial ban on all flights from China, South Korea, Iran, Italy and Spain is being extended until April 12, with the exception of those authorized by DG CAA, according to MTITC.
The Bulgarian side may seek alternative measures, including, if necessary, additional flights to Italy and Spain, for the transportation of Bulgarian citizens who would like to return to Bulgaria. All arriving passengers / Bulgarian citizens and foreigners / from these countries are subject to the 14-day quarantine, the order states.
The ban was notified to all air carriers with a valid Community operating license carrying passengers, cargo and mail from / to the territory of Bulgaria, to the Air Traffic Police, all airports for public use in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, and was published on the website DG CAA: There are no restrictions on cargo flights, including mail, for the performance of public flights, humanitarian flights and emergency medical services, as well as landings for technical reasons at aircraft at airports orator Bulgaria, specify your site from MTITC.
The MTITC recalls the measures included in DG CAA's "Flight Safety Bulletin" to implement mandatory minimum anti-epidemic measures by all air carriers, cabin crews, airport operators, ground operators and aircraft maintenance organizations.
These include only passengers with a valid ticket at the airport terminals, with a minimum distance of 1 meter between departing passengers at the terminal.
Important are the requirements - passengers must be present at the processing terminal at least 2 hours before departure; Airport and ground handling personnel should be provided with protective medical equipment (masks, gloves); compulsory separation and escort of passengers arriving by separate flights; all passengers / arriving and departing / subject to health check / temperature measurement / arriving passengers are obliged to fill in a questionnaire / electronic questionnaire.
Airport operators are required to submit daily scheduled flight reports to DG CAA and to apply quarantine procedures in coordination with the public health authorities. Passengers, in turn, should be informed of the procedure in place if a passenger infected with -19 is identified on board and pilots report suspected cases on board 19 to air traffic control before landing.
Up-to-date information on all canceled flights to and from Sofia Airport as of 10.00 am today, March 30, can be viewed on the MTITS website under heading 19.
With regard to rail transport - with the continuation of the order until April 12 all international trains operating cross-border passenger services to and from neighboring countries - Turkey, Greece, Serbia and Romania - have been stopped. There is no restriction on rail freight.COVID-COVID-
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