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Poland maintains direct flights with EU


Starting from October 14, 2020 direct flights to Poland remain banned only in case of 27 countries.

Poland has decided to not include any EU or EEA country in the ban list regardless of pandemic situation in these countries. Similar exemption was made for Ukraine.

Full list of the 27 banned countries is presented below:

  1. Belize;
  2. Montenegro;
  3. Brazil;
  4. Georgia;
  5. Jordan;
  6. Bahrain;
  7. Guyana;
  8. Israel;
  9. Kuwait;
  10. Libya;
  11. Argentina;
  12. Armenia;
  13. Chile;
  14. Iraq;
  15. Colombia;
  16. Costa Rica;
  17. Lebanon;
  18. Maldives;
  19. Moldova;
  20. Panama;
  21. Paraguay;
  22. Peru;
  23. Tunisia;
  24. Cape Verde;
  25. United States;
  26. Oman;
  27. Bahamy.

With the new list in force, India will be able to resume direct flights to Poland.

Charter flights from the banned countries that were chartered by travel companies before October 14, 2020, will still be able to make direct flights to Poland.

Any country from the ban list will be able to resume flights to Poland as long as it officially notifies Poland that it guarantees to only allow passengers with a negative result of a COVID test to board the plane. To the moment only United Arab Emirates and Qatar have submitted such official notification and were removed from ban list.

Passengers of direct flights to Poland remain exempt from obligatory post-entry quarantine in Poland (except travelers of direct flights from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine – post-entry quarantine obligation applies for these countries).

Restrictions on categories of foreigners eligible to enter Poland remain applicable in case of incoming travels from outside of the Schengen zone (subject to numerous exceptions).

The list of countries banned from direct flights to Poland is planned to remain in force until October 27, 2020. We expect that a new list will be published on the same date.