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A1031/21

Valid from: 01 Apr 2021 0000 UTC

Valid till: 15 Apr 2021 2359 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19 BRASIL AND UNITED KINGDOM FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS AND PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION: 

1) ALL FLIGHTS, COMMERCIAL OR PRIVATE, DEPARTING FROM/TO BRASIL AND UNITED KINGDOM WITH DESTINATION TO/FROM CONTINENTAL PORTUGUESE AERODROMES OR AIRPORTS ARE SUSPENDED. EXCEPTIONS ARE: 

1A) HUMANITARIAN FLIGHTS, FOR REPATRIATION PURPOSES OF NATIONAL CITIZENS, EU NATIONALS, NATIONALS OF SCHENGEN-ASSOCIATED STATES AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIRECTIVE 2004/38/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 29 APRIL 2004, AND THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY. PASSENGERS ON THESE FLIGHTS SHALL HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RIGHT TURN PCR TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE BOARDING. CHILDREN UNDER 24 MONTHS ARE EXEMPTED. AFTER ENTRY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, PASSENGERS ON THESE FLIGHTS WILL COMPLY A PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION OF 14 DAYS PERIOD, AT OWN RESIDENCE OR IN A PLACE DESIGNATED BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES, OR WAIT FOR CONNECTION FLIGHT TO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES OF DESTINATION IN A DESIGNATED PLACE WITHIN THE AIRPORT. 

1B) REPATRIATION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS WHO ARE IN CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL. 

1C) STATE, MIL, HOSP/MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, CARGO/MAIL, HUM, TECHNICAL STOPOVERS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES. 


2) PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS: 

2A) NATIONAL CITIZENS, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES CITIZENS AND THIRD COUNTR CITIZENS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND ACCREDITED DIPLOMATS IN PORTUGAL, ON FLIGHTS STATED ON 1A) AND 1B) WHO BOARD WITHOUT A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RIGHT TURN PCR TEST PROOF WILL BE FORWARDED BY AUTHORITIES TO CARRY OUT THE TEST ON ARRIVAL IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, AT THEIR OWN EXPENSES. 


3) AIRLINES THAT ALLOW PASSENGERS TO BOARD WITHOUT A NEGATIVE COVID-19 RIGHT TURN PCR TEST ARE IN BREACH OF THE DUTIES ESTABLISHED AND SHALL BE OBJECT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS FORESEEN IN PORTUGUESE LAW. 


4) THE DUTIES SET ON THIS NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) DO NOT APPLY TO CREW MEMBERS.

Area of influence: 36.59N 12.26W, R 759 km (410 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1031) issued in 2021 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1031/21 - COVID-19 BRASIL AND UNITED KINGDOM FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS AND PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION: 1) ALL FLIGHTS, COMMERCIAL OR PRIVATE, DEPARTING FROM/TO BRASIL AND UNITED KINGDOM WITH DESTINATION TO/FROM CONTINENTAL PORTUGUESE AERODROMES OR AIRPORTS ARE SUSPENDED. EXCEPTIONS ARE: 1A) HUMANITARIAN FLIGHTS, FOR REPATRIATION PURPOSES OF NATIONAL CITIZENS, EU NATIONALS, NATIONALS OF SCHENGEN-ASSOCIATED STATES AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIRECTIVE 2004/38/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 29 APRIL 2004, AND THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY. PASSENGERS ON THESE FLIGHTS SHALL HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE BOARDING. CHILDREN UNDER 24 MONTHS ARE EXEMPTED. AFTER ENTRY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, PASSENGERS ON THESE FLIGHTS WILL COMPLY A PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION OF 14 DAYS PERIOD, AT OWN RESIDENCE OR IN A PLACE DESIGNATED BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES, OR WAIT FOR CONNECTION FLIGHT TO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES OF DESTINATION IN A DESIGNATED PLACE WITHIN THE AIRPORT. 1B) REPATRIATION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS WHO ARE IN CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL. 1C) STATE, MIL, HOSP/MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, CARGO/MAIL, HUM, TECHNICAL STOPOVERS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES. 2) PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS: 2A) NATIONAL CITIZENS, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES CITIZENS AND THIRD COUNTR CITIZENS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND ACCREDITED DIPLOMATS IN PORTUGAL, ON FLIGHTS STATED ON 1A) AND 1B) WHO BOARD WITHOUT A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF WILL BE FORWARDED BY AUTHORITIES TO CARRY OUT THE TEST ON ARRIVAL IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, AT THEIR OWN EXPENSES. 3) AIRLINES THAT ALLOW PASSENGERS TO BOARD WITHOUT A NEGATIVE COVID-19 RT-PCR TEST ARE IN BREACH OF THE DUTIES ESTABLISHED AND SHALL BE OBJECT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS FORESEEN IN PORTUGUESE LAW. 4) THE DUTIES SET ON THIS NOTAM DO NOT APPLY TO CREW MEMBERS. 

01 APR 00:00 2021 UNTIL 15 APR 23:59 2021


A1032/21

Valid from: 01 Apr 2021 0000 UTC

Valid till: 15 Apr 2021 2359 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS AND PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION: 

1) ALL FLIGHTS TO LAND AT/DEPART FROM CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL AERODROMES ARE SUSPENDED. EXCEPTIONS ARE: 

1A) FLIGHTS FROM/TO EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES, LIECHTENSTEIN, NORWAY, ICELAND AND SWITZERLAND. ONLY ESSENTIAL TRAVEL IS PERMITED FROM/TO BULGARIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, CYPRUS, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA, FRANCE, HUNGARY, ITALY, MALTA, POLAND, SWEDEN, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, CROATIA, DENMARK, SLOVAKIA, FINLAND, GREECE, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, LUXEMBOURG, NORWAY, NETHERLANDS AND ROMANIA AND SWITZERLAND. 

1B) FLIGHTS FROM/TO AUSTRALIA, CHINA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, NEW ZEALAND, RWANDA, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, HONG KONG AND MACAU, INCLUDING ALSO THE ENTRY INTO PORTUGAL OF RESIDENTS OF THESE COUNTRIES AND SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS WHENEVER THEY HAVE ONLY CARRIED OUT INTERNATIONAL TRANSITS OR TRANSFERS AT AIRPORTS LOCATED IN COUNTRIES THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS LIST. 

1C) FLIGHTS FROM/TO NON-EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES AND NON-SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES, EXCLUSIVELY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL. ESSENTIAL TRAVEL IS THAT INTENDED TO ALLOW THE TRANSIT OR THE ENTRY/EXIT FROM PORTUGAL OF, EUROPEAN UNION NATIONAL CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA NATIONALS AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, AND THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN A EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATE, OR, THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS TRAVELLING FOR PROFESSIONAL, STUDY, FAMILY REUNION, HEALTH OR HUMANITARIAN REASONS. 

1D) REPATRIATION FLIGHTS OF NATIONAL CITIZENS, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES CITIZENS AND THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL CITIZENS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY. 

1E) FLIGHTS INTENDED TO ALLOW FOREIGN CITIZENS, WHO ARE IN CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL, TO RETURN TO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES, IF SUCH FLIGHTS ARE PROMOTED BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES OF THEIR HOME STATES AND SUBJECT TO PREVIOUS REQUEST AND AGREEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO RECIPROCITY PRINCIPLES. 

1F) STATE, MIL, HOSP/MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, CARGO/MAIL, HUM, UNITED NATIONS, TECHNICAL STOPOVERS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES. 


2) PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS ARE: 

2A) PASSENGERS ON FLIGHTS FROM COUNTRIES STATED ON 1A), 1B), 1C) AND 1D) SHALL ONLY BE PERMITTED TO BOARD UPON PRESENTATION OF A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE. EXCEPTION ARE CHILDREN UNDER 24 MONTHS OF AGE. 

2B) PASSENGERS ON FLIGHTS FROM BULGARIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, CYPRUS, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA, FRANCE, HUNGARY, ITALY, MALTA, POLAND AND SWEDEN SHALL COMPLY A PROPHYLACTIC 14 DAYS ISOLATION PERIOD, AT RESIDENCE OR IN A PLACE DESIGNATED BY HEALTH AUTHORITIES. PASSENGERS TRAVELING ON ESSENTIAL TRAVEL AND WHOSE PERIOD OF STAY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, ATTESTED BY A RETURN TICKET AND DO NOT EXCEED 48 HOURS, ARE EXCLUDED FROM COMPLYING PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION. 

2C) NATIONAL CITIZENS, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES CITIZENS AND THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL CITIZENS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND ACCREDITED DIPLOMATES IN PORTUGAL, ON FLIGHTS STATED ON 1A, 1B), 1C), 1D) AND 1E) BOARDING WITHOUT A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF WILL BE FORWARDED BY AUTHORITIES TO CARRY OUT THE TEST ON ARRIVAL IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, AT THEIR OWN EXPENSES. 

2D) THE ENTRY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY SHALL BE REFUSED TO THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL CITIZENS WITH NO LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, WHEN BOARDING WITHOUT A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE. 

2E) FOREIGN CITIZENS WITH NO LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY WHO MAKE A STOPOVER AT A NATIONAL AIRPORT MUST WAIT FOR A FLIGHT TO THE RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES IN A DESIGNATED PLACE AT THE AIRPORT. 

2F) PASSENGERS ON STOPOVER OR TRANSIT FLIGHTS IN AERODROMES LOCATED AT COUNTRIES STATED ON 1A) AND 1B) FROM FLIGHTS ORIGINATED IN BRAZIL, SOUTH AFRICA OR UNITED KINGDOM, SHALL HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE BOARDING. CHILDREN UNDER 24 MONTHS ARE EXEMPTED. AFTER ENTRY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, PASSENGERS ON THESE FLIGHTS WILL COMPLY A PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION OF 14 DAYS PERIOD, AT OWN RESIDENCE OR IN A PLACE DESIGNATED BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES OR WAIT FOR CONNECTION FLIGHT TO RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES IN A DESIGNATED PLACE WITHIN THE AIRPORT. 


3) THE DUTIES SET ON THIS NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) DO NOT APPLY TO CREW MEMBERS. 


4) AIRLINES THAT ALLOW PASSENGERS TO BOARD WITHOUT A NEGATIVE COVID-19 RIGHT TURN PCR TEST ARE IN BREACH OF THE DUTIES ESTABLISHED AND SHALL BE OBJECT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS FORESEEN IN PORTUGUESE LAW. 

Area of influence: 36.59N 12.26W, R 759 km (410 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1032) issued in 2021 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1032/21 - COVID-19: CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS AND PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION: 1) ALL FLIGHTS TO LAND AT/DEPART FROM CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL AERODROMES ARE SUSPENDED. EXCEPTIONS ARE: 1A) FLIGHTS FROM/TO EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES, LIECHTENSTEIN, NORWAY, ICELAND AND SWITZERLAND. ONLY ESSENTIAL TRAVEL IS PERMITED FROM/TO BULGARIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, CYPRUS, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA, FRANCE, HUNGARY, ITALY, MALTA, POLAND, SWEDEN, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, CROATIA, DENMARK, SLOVAKIA, FINLAND, GREECE, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, LUXEMBOURG, NORWAY, NETHERLANDS AND ROMANIA AND SWITZERLAND. 1B) FLIGHTS FROM/TO AUSTRALIA, CHINA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, NEW ZEALAND, RWANDA, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, HONG KONG AND MACAU, INCLUDING ALSO THE ENTRY INTO PORTUGAL OF RESIDENTS OF THESE COUNTRIES AND SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS WHENEVER THEY HAVE ONLY CARRIED OUT INTERNATIONAL TRANSITS OR TRANSFERS AT AIRPORTS LOCATED IN COUNTRIES THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS LIST. 1C) FLIGHTS FROM/TO NON-EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES AND NON-SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES, EXCLUSIVELY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL. ESSENTIAL TRAVEL IS THAT INTENDED TO ALLOW THE TRANSIT OR THE ENTRY/EXIT FROM PORTUGAL OF, EUROPEAN UNION NATIONAL CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA NATIONALS AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, AND THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN A EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATE, OR, THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS TRAVELLING FOR PROFESSIONAL, STUDY, FAMILY REUNION, HEALTH OR HUMANITARIAN REASONS. 1D) REPATRIATION FLIGHTS OF NATIONAL CITIZENS, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES CITIZENS AND THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL CITIZENS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY. 1E) FLIGHTS INTENDED TO ALLOW FOREIGN CITIZENS, WHO ARE IN CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL, TO RETURN TO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES, IF SUCH FLIGHTS ARE PROMOTED BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES OF THEIR HOME STATES AND SUBJECT TO PREVIOUS REQUEST AND AGREEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO RECIPROCITY PRINCIPLES. 1F) STATE, MIL, HOSP/MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, CARGO/MAIL, HUM, UNITED NATIONS, TECHNICAL STOPOVERS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES. 2) PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS ARE: 2A) PASSENGERS ON FLIGHTS FROM COUNTRIES STATED ON 1A), 1B), 1C) AND 1D) SHALL ONLY BE PERMITTED TO BOARD UPON PRESENTATION OF A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE. EXCEPTION ARE CHILDREN UNDER 24 MONTHS OF AGE. 2B) PASSENGERS ON FLIGHTS FROM BULGARIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, CYPRUS, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA, FRANCE, HUNGARY, ITALY, MALTA, POLAND AND SWEDEN SHALL COMPLY A PROPHYLACTIC 14 DAYS ISOLATION PERIOD, AT RESIDENCE OR IN A PLACE DESIGNATED BY HEALTH AUTHORITIES. PASSENGERS TRAVELING ON ESSENTIAL TRAVEL AND WHOSE PERIOD OF STAY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, ATTESTED BY A RETURN TICKET AND DO NOT EXCEED 48 HOURS, ARE EXCLUDED FROM COMPLYING PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION. 2C) NATIONAL CITIZENS, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES CITIZENS, SCHENGEN AREA ASSOCIATED MEMBER STATES CITIZENS AND THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL CITIZENS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND ACCREDITED DIPLOMATES IN PORTUGAL, ON FLIGHTS STATED ON 1A, 1B), 1C), 1D) AND 1E) BOARDING WITHOUT A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF WILL BE FORWARDED BY AUTHORITIES TO CARRY OUT THE TEST ON ARRIVAL IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, AT THEIR OWN EXPENSES. 2D) THE ENTRY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY SHALL BE REFUSED TO THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL CITIZENS WITH NO LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, WHEN BOARDING WITHOUT A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST PROOF DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE. 2E) FOREIGN CITIZENS WITH NO LEGAL RESIDENCE IN NATIONAL TERRITORY WHO MAKE A STOPOVER AT A NATIONAL AIRPORT MUST WAIT FOR A FLIGHT TO THE RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES IN A DESIGNATED PLACE AT THE AIRPORT. 2F) PASSENGERS ON STOPOVER OR TRANSIT FLIGHTS IN AERODROMES LOCATED AT COUNTRIES STATED ON 1A) AND 1B) FROM FLIGHTS ORIGINATED IN BRAZIL, SOUTH AFRICA OR UNITED KINGDOM, SHALL HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE BOARDING. CHILDREN UNDER 24 MONTHS ARE EXEMPTED. AFTER ENTRY IN NATIONAL TERRITORY, PASSENGERS ON THESE FLIGHTS WILL COMPLY A PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION OF 14 DAYS PERIOD, AT OWN RESIDENCE OR IN A PLACE DESIGNATED BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES OR WAIT FOR CONNECTION FLIGHT TO RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES IN A DESIGNATED PLACE WITHIN THE AIRPORT. 3) THE DUTIES SET ON THIS NOTAM DO NOT APPLY TO CREW MEMBERS. 4) AIRLINES THAT ALLOW PASSENGERS TO BOARD WITHOUT A NEGATIVE COVID-19 RT-PCR TEST ARE IN BREACH OF THE DUTIES ESTABLISHED AND SHALL BE OBJECT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS FORESEEN IN PORTUGUESE LAW. 01 APR 00:00 2021 UNTIL 15 APR 23:59 2021

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