Greece removes all restrictions imposed over the past two years from June 1

Greece removes all restrictions imposed over the past two years from June 1

So, from June 1, protective masks will no longer need to be worn on airplanes.

Recall that earlier the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) made a statement that abolished the mandatory wearing of masks on air transport throughout the European Union. However, on routes to destinations where it was forbidden to be on public transport without masks,  airlines continued to require passengers to use personal protective equipment. This still applies to Spain, which has not yet abandoned masks on airplanes.

In Greece, masks are still required to be worn in hospitals and public transport, on buses, metro and trams. This was announced by Greek Health Minister Thanos Pleuris in his televised address. 

As for other restrictions and bans, most of them left Greek resorts in previous months.

In early March, the authorities countries have abolished the requirement to wear masks in restaurants, bars and nightlife venues.

In April, Greece stopped requiring passengers to fill out Passenger Locator Forms, which made it much easier for tourists to enter the country.

Finally, Starting May 1, foreigners no longer need to show evidence of vaccination or negative tests. 

According to experts, tourists will return to Greece this summer almost in full.

Local aviation authorities report that at the moment more than 99,000 flights have already been completed. They carried 12.5 million passengers, which is 2.2 million more than in 2019.

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