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EU Opens to Travelers from Israel

The EU has updated the list of third countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted and has added Israel.

ECDC Map Places Greece on Higher Covid-19 Risk Level 

All of Greece's regions are either labelled high or medium risk on the weekly European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) map.

Covid-19: Wider Athens Goes High Risk Red on ECDC Map 

Greece's Attica region, which includes Athens, has been labeled “red” on the weekly European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Covid-19 map.

Greece’s Ionian Isles Labeled ‘Green’ on ECDC Covid-19 Map

The Ionian islands in Greece are among the handful of areas in Europe labeled “green” on the updated colour-coded Covid-19 map of the ECDC.

EU Puts ‘Dark Red’ Zones on Covid-19 Map to Curb Non-essential Travel

The EU has agreed to update its traffic light system with the color "dark red", which will apply to areas where Covid-19 is circulating at very high levels.

Air Travel in Systemic Collapse with Nearly 7,000 Routes Lost, Says ACI Europe

ACI Europe and the European Travel Commission (ETC) are urging the EU to come up with more flexible state aid rules to provide assistance to airports and support air connectivity.

Ryanair to Cut October Capacity by Another 20% Due to Travel Restrictions, Policies

Ryanair will cut its October capacity by a further 20%, due to damage caused to forward bookings by continuous changes in EU government Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Europe Timidly Opens Up to Travelers

A number of European countries timidly opened up to travel on June 15 easing border controls and implementing health protocols for incoming travelers.

Commission: Partial and Gradual Lifting of EU Travel Restrictions from July 1

The European Commission has recommended a flexible approach towards removing restrictions on travel to the EU starting on July 1.

EU Borders Can Reopen for Summer 2020 in Three Steps

The European Commission has proposed for EU member states to take a gradual approach to lifting Covid-19 travel restrictions, comprised of three phases.