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BorderWatch: Travel info updates
On this page we aim to provide regularly updated info about the conditions for travel to / from Romania and Europe, from verified, official sources. Last update 25.03, 23:15

TRAVEL CONDITIONS 

Romania

As of 22nd of March, 22:00, all national borders will be closed for entry - the measure applies to all foreign travelers and stateless persons, except for persons in transit through designated corridors. Exceptions also apply in the following situations:
    • family members of Romanian citizens;
    • family members of other member states of the European Union or of the European Economic Area or of the Swiss Confederation, who reside in Romania; 
    • persons who hold a long-term visa, a residence permit or a document equivalent to the residence permit issued by the Romanian authorities or an equivalent document issued by the authorities of other states, according to the law of the European Union; 
    • persons traveling for professional interest (proof: visa, residence permit or other equivalent document); 
    • diplomatic or consular staff, staff of international organizations, military staff or staff who can provide humanitarian aid; 
    • passengers in transit, including those repatriated as a result of granting consular protection; 
    • passengers traveling on imperative grounds (medical or family); 
    • persons who need international protection or protection for other humanitarian reasons. 
Flights to/from France, Germany, Italy and Spain are temporarily cancelled.

Domestic flights by national carrier Tarom are suspended as of 25.03.

As of 25.03, all persons travelling to Romania from France, Italy, Iran or Spain will be quarantined, while those travelling from any other country are required to self-isolate for 14 days. 

Europe

Travel restrictions in Europe (a Romanian civil society project to which students of our faculty, including members of the VSN - Volunteer Support Network, contributed)

European Union

Currently, there are temporary restrictions on non-essential travel to the EU for non-EU citizens (30 days, as of 16.03)

EU member states official travel advice (i.e. ministries of foreign affairs)


Worldwide

International Air Transport Association, News on travel conditions worldwide (continuously updated)

JORDAN: As of 17th of March, all flights, except commercial freight flights are suspended, while sea and land borders are closed for travelers.
MOROCCO: As of March 15, the Moroccan government has suspended all flights to Algeria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, as well as passenger ferry services. The land borders with Ceuta and Melilla, the autonomous Spanish territories on the coast of Morocco, are also currently closed.
VIETNAM: As of 17th of March, passengers travelling from EU/EEA & UK countries cannot enter its territory.

COVID-19 UPDATES FROM AIRLINES

Aegean Airlines: https://en.aegeanair.com/aegean-announcement
Aeroflot Russian Airlines: https://www.aeroflot.ru/xx-en/news/61710 
AirFrance: https://www.airfrance.ro/RO/en/common/page_flottante/hp/news-air-traffic-air-france.htm
Alitalia: https://www.alitalia.com/en_en/fly-alitalia/news-and-activities/news/info-flights.html
BlueAir: https://www.blueairweb.com/en/gb/faq-covid-19/
BritishAirways: https://www.britishairways.com/en-ro/information/incident/coronavirus/latest-information
FlyDubai: https://www.flydubai.com/en/contact/operational-updates#update-on-coronavirus-covid-
KLM: https://www.klm.com/travel/ro_en/prepare_for_travel/up_to_date/flight_update/index.htm
LOT: https://www.lot.com/ro/en/coronavirus-travel-information
Lufthansa: https://www.lufthansa.com/xx/en/flight-information#faq
Qatar Airlines: https://www.qatarairways.com/en/travel-alerts.html
Ryanair: https://www.ryanair.com/gb/en/travel-updates
Scandinavian Airlines System: https://www.flysas.com/en/traffic-information/message/canceled-flights/
Swiss International Airlines: https://www.swiss.com/ch/en/various/Breaking-News
TAP: https://www.flytap.com/en-ro/latest-updates
Tarom: https://www.tarom.ro/en/covid-19
Turkish Airline: https://www.turkishairlines.com/en-int/announcements/coronavirus-outbreak/
Wizzair: https://wizzair.com/en-gb/coronavirus-information