The UK government's travel ban has been extended to the UAE, Burundi and Rwanda in order to prevent the importation of a new COVID-19 variant found in South Africa.
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Five destinations have been removed from England's travel corridors list, and travel into the UK from several South American destinations, Portugal, Panama and Cape Verde has been banned.
Following the announcement that England is being placed into a third national lockdown, AOA has called for better financial government support for the UK aviation industry in order to cover operational losses during the current heightened restrictions.
Following in-depth analysis of the epidemic in these countries, Saudi Arabia and Botswana have been added to the travel corridors list, with an increase in cases in the Canary Islands resulting in its removal.
Despite Estonia and Latvia being removed, a number of Pacific Islands, Bhutan, Timor-Leste, Mongolia and Aruba have been added to the UK government's travel corridors list.
Following a decrease in cases of COVID-19, 10 destinations - including Israel and Jerusalem - have been added to the travel corridors list.
The UAE, Qatar, Turks & Caicos islands, Laos, Iceland, Cambodia, Chile and Bahrain have been added to the UK's travel corridors list following a decrease in cases of COVID-19.
Despite travel for holidays not currently being permitted in England as a result of new lockdown restrictions, inbound international travel will continue to be governed by the travel corridors approach.
After a fall in cases of COVID-19, the Canary Islands, Mykonos, the Maldives and Denmark have been added to the UK's travel corridor list.
In addition to removing the three destinations from the travel corridors list, the Greek island of Crete has been deemed safe and subsequently added.
As a result of a decrease in COVID-19 cases, Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos have been added to the UK travel corridors list.
The UK government has announced the removal of Turkey, Poland, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba from its travel exemptions list following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
People arriving in the UK from Denmark, Slovakia, Iceland and Curaçao – beginning on 26 September 2020 – will need to self-isolate for two weeks.
Passengers arriving in England from Slovenia and Guadeloupe will be required to self-isolate following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, Portugal, Hungary, French Polynesia and Réunion have been removed from the UK travel exemptions list.