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EU Cooperates with EASA to Launch Common PLF for Safe Arrivals

The EU is cooperating with EASA to launch a first pilot version of a common digital PLF to ensure safe arrivals for member states in Covid-19 times.

Heraklion Glimmers in Europe’s Travel Gloom, Says Report

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, ranks as the EU’s most resilient major city in terms of tickets issued for travel between October 1-December 31 this year.

Greece – EU Discuss Joint Tourism Protocols for Covid-19

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and EU officials discussed the need of a common approach to health and safety protocols to facilitate travel in Europe.

EU Countries Agree on Common Approach to Travel Restrictions Linked to Covid-19

EU ministers have agreed to coordinate better on Covid-19 travel measures with a 3-common criteria, a colour-coded map and a framework for possible restrictions.

EU Tourism Ministers Call for Coherent European Response to Preserve Free Movement

EU tourism ministers are calling for a coherent European response to help the recovery of travel and tourism from the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA Calls for EU States to Adopt Commission’s Proposal on Open Borders

IATA is calling on EU member states to adopt the proposals of the European Commission to better coordinate and communicate on travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

EU Looks to Make Travel Easy with Colour-coded Covid-19 Map of Countries

The European Commission has proposed to simplify travel during Covid-19 times with a common colour code for destinations and a set of measures.

EU Updates ‘White List’ of Countries Free to Travel

The EU has updated its initial list of countries for which member states can gradually begin to lift coronavirus travel restrictions.

EU Releases ‘Safe’ List of Nations Welcome for Tourism

Americans and Russians will not be able to visit any EU countries in the coming period, according to a “safe” list announced in Brussels, the EU’s headquarters.

Europe’s Lawmakers Want Stronger Actions to Rescue Tourism

European lawmakers have appealed for additional measures to salvage the EU’s tourism and travel sector.

EU Court Exempts Permanent Residents from Visa Rule

Family members of EU citizens who are not nationals of a member state but hold a permanent residence card should be able to travel visa-free to EU, according to a court decision.

IATA: Covid-19 Air Transport Disruption to Impact Greek Tourism

Disruption to Greece’s air transport sector, caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, is set to cost the country’s tourism sector 9.2 billion euros in losses, says IATA.

EU Travel Ban: Commission Suggests Extension Until June 15

Τhe Commission has suggested to extend the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU for another 30 days to limit the risk of the Covid-19 virus spreading further.

Covid-19: EU Chief Says Summer Holidays Still Possible with ‘Smart Solutions’

Post-coronavirus travel will be possible as long as hygiene measures and social distancing are strictly adhered, says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Europe Chief Advises Against Travel, Urges Seniors to Stay Home until Year End

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen advised Europeans to wait before making travel plans and seniors to stay put until the end of the year.

Brexit is On: EU-UK Deal Passes Through European Parliament

After the approval of the European Parliament on Wednesday, the UK is ready to officially depart from the Union at 11pm (GMT) on Friday.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Brexit Bill Key to Smooth Transition

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis underlined the significance of a Brexit regulations bill that was tabled in parliament.

Brexit on Track after UK Lawmakers’ Approval

British lawmakers have approved a bill that authorizes the UK's exit from the European Union on January 31.

Brexit: It’s a Deal… For Now

The United Kingdom and the European Union on Thursday reached a Brexit agreement, 14 days ahead of the deadline on October 31.