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EU States Agree to ‘Phase Out’ Covid Travel Measures for China

EU member states have agreed to “phase out” the requirement for a negative pre-departure Covid-19 test for travelers from China.

WHO Calls for Travelers to Wear Masks on Long-haul Flights as New Covid-19 Variant Emerges

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments to re-instate mask-wearing rules on long-haul flights and in high-risk situations.

WHO Sees Limited Impact in Europe of China Covid-19 Surge

The World Health Organization (WHO) does not expect the surge in Covid-19 cases in China to affect Europe.

Greece to Require Passengers from China to Take Preflight Covid Test

Greece will require passengers from China to take preflight Covid test and wear masks on board flights.  

EU States Agree to Pre-Departure Covid-19 Testing for China Travelers

The EU has agreed to introduce pre-departure Covid-19 testing on all arrivals from China, following a surge of the pandemic in the Asian country.

Greece May Consider Measures as Travel Begins from China

Greece may consider Covid measures for travelers from China if situation becomes critical, according to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

EU-China Aviation Relations Strengthen with New Agreements

The EU and China have signed two aviation agreements that are expected to create jobs, boost growth and bring the continents and peoples closer together.

Chinese Carriers Seeking to Offer Direct Beijing-Athens Flights

Air China and China Eastern Airlines are expected to introduce direct flights to Athens, according to Piraeus Port Authority Managing Director Fu Cheng Qiu.

Report: China’s Desire to Travel Abroad Remains Unbroken

China registered by far the highest growth in outbound travel in 2015, consolidating its position as one of the world’s most important source markets for international travel, according to a special analysis by the World Travel Monitor, conducted by IPK International.

ITB, IPK: Chinese Tourists Opt for Shorter Trips, Luxury Hotels

Chinese holidaymakers are opting for shorter trips and lavish accommodation, according to a report carried out by consulting group IPK International on behalf of ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism trade fair.