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Portugal: Restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. 16-31 JUL20. Impact: High.

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A2101/20 

Valid from: 16 Jul 2020 1933 UTC

Valid till: 31 Jul 2020 2359 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION, FLIGHTS FROM/TO NON-EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES ARE PROHIBITED TO LAND AT/DEPART FROM PORTUGUESE AERODROMES, INCLUDING INBOUND FLIGHTS THROUGH INTERMEDIATE STOPS IN OTHER STATES. EXEMPTED FLIGHTS ARE: 

1) FLIGHTS FROM/TO LIECHTENSTEIN, NORWAY, ICELAND, SWITZERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM. 2) DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM ALGERIA, CANADA, CHINA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, MOROCCO AND TUNISIA. 


3) FLIGHTS EXCLUSIVELY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL FROM/TO UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ANGOLA, CAPE VERDE, GUINEA-BISSAU, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, MOZAMBIQUE, SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE AND EAST TIMOR. 


4) FLIGHTS EXCLUSIVELY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL FROM/TO BRAZIL AIRPORTS IN SAO PAULO AND RIO DE JANEIRO. IT IS CONSIDERED AS ESSENTIAL TRAVEL THE TRANSITING OR ENTRY AND EXIT FROM PORTUGAL OF NATIONALS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, NATIONALS OF STATES ASSOCIATED WITH THE EUROPEAN SCHENGEN AGREEMENT AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, PURSUANT TO DIRECTIVE 2004/38/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL, AND THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN A MEMBER STATE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, OR, THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS TRAVELLING FOR PROFESSIONAL, STUDY AND FAMILY REUNION REASONS, FOR HEALTH REASONS OR FOR HUMANITARIAN REASONS, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRINCIPLE OF RECIPROCITY. 


5) FLIGHTS FROM/TO COUNTRIES WHOSE AUTHORIZATION HAS BEEN GRANTED BY JOINT DISPATCH OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GOVERNMENTAL AREAS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, INTERNAL AFFAIRS, HEALTH AND INFRASTRUCTURE AND HOUSING. 


6) REPATRIATION FLIGHTS OF NATIONAL CITIZENS OR HOLDERS OF A PORTUGUESE RESIDENCE PERMIT. 


7) REPATRIATION FLIGHTS OF FOREIGN CITIZENS PROMOTED BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES OF THEIR HOME STATES AND SUBJECT TO PREVIOUS REQUEST AND AGREEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO RECIPROCITY PRINCIPLES. 


8) STATE, EMERG, HOSP/MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, CARGO/MAIL, HUM, UNITED NATIONS, TECHNICAL STOPOVERS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, TECHNICAL LANDING WHERE PASSENGERS DO NOT DISEMBARK. EN ROUTE AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE(S) IS NORMAL AND AIR OPERATORS ARE ABLE TO FILE PORTUGUESE AERODROME AS ALTERNATE IN FILED FLIGHT PLAN MESSAGE 

Area of influence: 31N 24.17W, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A2101) issued in 2020 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

A2101/20 - COVID-19: FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION, FLIGHTS FROM/TO NON-EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER STATES ARE PROHIBITED TO LAND AT/DEPART FROM PORTUGUESE AERODROMES, INCLUDING INBOUND FLIGHTS THROUGH INTERMEDIATE STOPS IN OTHER STATES. EXEMPTED FLIGHTS ARE: 1) FLIGHTS FROM/TO LIECHTENSTEIN, NORWAY, ICELAND, SWITZERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM. 2) DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM ALGERIA, CANADA, CHINA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, MOROCCO AND TUNISIA. 3) FLIGHTS EXCLUSIVELY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL FROM/TO UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ANGOLA, CAPE VERDE, GUINEA-BISSAU, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, MOZAMBIQUE, SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE AND EAST TIMOR. 4) FLIGHTS EXCLUSIVELY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL FROM/TO BRAZIL AIRPORTS IN SAO PAULO AND RIO DE JANEIRO. IT IS CONSIDERED AS ESSENTIAL TRAVEL THE TRANSITING OR ENTRY AND EXIT FROM PORTUGAL OF NATIONALS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, NATIONALS OF STATES ASSOCIATED WITH THE EUROPEAN SCHENGEN AGREEMENT AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES, PURSUANT TO DIRECTIVE 2004/38/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL, AND THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE IN A MEMBER STATE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, OR, THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS TRAVELLING FOR PROFESSIONAL, STUDY AND FAMILY REUNION REASONS, FOR HEALTH REASONS OR FOR HUMANITARIAN REASONS, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRINCIPLE OF RECIPROCITY. 5) FLIGHTS FROM/TO COUNTRIES WHOSE AUTHORIZATION HAS BEEN GRANTED BY JOINT DISPATCH OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GOVERNMENTAL AREAS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, INTERNAL AFFAIRS, HEALTH AND INFRASTRUCTURE AND HOUSING. 6) REPATRIATION FLIGHTS OF NATIONAL CITIZENS OR HOLDERS OF A PORTUGUESE RESIDENCE PERMIT. 7) REPATRIATION FLIGHTS OF FOREIGN CITIZENS PROMOTED BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES OF THEIR HOME STATES AND SUBJECT TO PREVIOUS REQUEST AND AGREEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO RECIPROCITY PRINCIPLES. 8) STATE, EMERG, HOSP/MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, CARGO/MAIL, HUM, UNITED NATIONS, TECHNICAL STOPOVERS FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, TECHNICAL LDG WHERE PAX DO NOT DISEMBARK. ENR ATS IS NORMAL AND AIR OPERATORS ARE ABLE TO FILE PORTUGUESE AD AS ALTN IN FPL.

16 JUL 19:33 2020 UNTIL 31 JUL 23:59 2020.


A2102/20 

Valid from: 16 Jul 2020 1934 UTC

Valid till: 31 Jul 2020 2359 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION, ALL PASSENGERS FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ANGOLA, CAPE VERDE, GUINEA-BISSAU, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, MOZAMBIQUE, SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, EAST TIMOR AND BRAZIL AIRPORTS IN SAO PAULO AND RIO DE JANEIRO, SHALL HOLD A NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE, UNDER PENALTY OF BEING REFUSED ENTRY INTO NATIONAL TERRITORY. UPON ARRIVAL AT PORTUGUESE TERRITORY, NATIONAL CITIZENS AND LEGAL RESIDENT FOREIGN CITIZENS, DIPLOMATIC OFFICIALS AND CREW PERSONNEL, THAT EXCEPTIONALLY DO NOT HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 TEST, WILL BE IMMEDIATELY FORWARDED TO THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES TO CARRY OUT THE TEST AT THEIR OWN OR EMPLOYERS EXPENSES.

Area of influence: 31N 24.17W, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A2102) issued in 2020 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

A2102/20 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTIONS AIMING TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE INFECTION PREVENTION AND SPREAD MITIGATION, ALL PASSENGERS FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ANGOLA, CAPE VERDE, GUINEA-BISSAU, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, MOZAMBIQUE, SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, EAST TIMOR AND BRAZIL AIRPORTS IN SAO PAULO AND RIO DE JANEIRO, SHALL HOLD A NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE, UNDER PENALTY OF BEING REFUSED ENTRY INTO NATIONAL TERRITORY. UPON ARRIVAL AT PORTUGUESE TERRITORY, NATIONAL CITIZENS AND LEGAL RESIDENT FOREIGN CITIZENS, DIPLOMATIC OFFICIALS AND CREW PERSONNEL, THAT EXCEPTIONALLY DO NOT HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 TEST, WILL BE IMMEDIATELY FORWARDED TO THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES TO CARRY OUT THE TEST AT THEIR OWN OR EMPLOYERS EXPENSES. 16 JUL 19:34 2020 UNTIL 31 JUL 23:59 2020


A2103/20

Valid from: 16 Jul 2020 1937 UTC

Valid till: 31 Jul 2020 2359 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS 

1. IN ACCORDANCE WITH AZORES REGIONAL GOVERNMENT DECISION, ALL PASSENGERS FROM AIRPORTS LOCATED IN AN ACTIVE COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION ZONE OR WITH TRANSMISSION CHAINS ACTIVE AS DESIGNATED BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, DISEMBARKING AT SANTA MARIA, SAO MIGUEL, TERCEIRA, PICO AND FAIAL AIRPORTS, SHALL COMPLY WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES: A-HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 VIRUS RIGHT TURN PCR TEST, DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE BLUE BE SUBJECT TO SARS-COV-2 VIRUS TEST AND IMMEDIATE PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION UNTIL TEST RESULT IS OBTAINED, COMPLYING WITH LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY DIRECTIVES CENTRE RETURN TO THE ORIGIN OR TRAVEL TO ANY DESTINATION OUTSIDE THE REGION, REMAINING UNTIL DEPARTURE IN PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION IN A HOTEL 


2. IF A PASSENGER REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH PROCEDURES IN NUMBER 1, THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY MAY DETERMINE A MANDATORY QUARANTINE IN A DESIGNATED HOTEL AT PASSENGER EXPENSES: A-UNTIL A SARS-COV-2 VIRUS SCREENING TEST RESULT IS OBTAINED OR,SHOULD THE PASSENGER DISAGREE TO TAKE THE TEST BLUE UNTIL A PERIOD OF 14 CONSECUTIVE DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ARRIVAL IS COMPLETED 


3. PASSENGERS SUBMITTED TO SCREENING TESTS UPON ARRIVAL FROM OUTSIDE THE REGION, WHOSE FINAL DESTINATION IS ANOTHER AZORES ISLAND, SHALL REMAIN IN PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION AND WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL AFTER BEING NOTIFIED OF A NEGATIVE TEST RESULT 


4. ALL PASSENGERS SHALL COMPLY WITH MASK USE, SOCIAL DISTANCING AND RESPIRATORY ETIQUETTE RULES SET BY LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY 5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT HTTPS://COVID19.AZORES.GOV.PT/

Area of influence: 31N 26.57W, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A2103) issued in 2020 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

A2103/20 - COVID-19: PASSENGER RESTRICTIONS 1. IN ACCORDANCE WITH AZORES REGIONAL GOVERNMENT DECISION, ALL PASSENGERS FM AIRPORTS LOCATED IN AN ACTIVE COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION ZONE OR WITH TRANSMISSION CHAINS ACTIVE AS DESIGNATED BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, DISEMBARKING AT SANTA MARIA, SAO MIGUEL, TERCEIRA, PICO AND FAIAL AIRPORTS, SHALL COMPLY WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES: A-HOLD A NEGATIVE SARS-COV-2 VIRUS RT-PCR TEST, DONE WI 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE B-BE SUBJECT TO SARS-COV-2 VIRUS TEST AND IMMEDIATE PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION UNTIL TEST RESULT IS OBTAINED, COMPLYING WITH LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY DIRECTIVES C-RETURN TO THE ORIGIN OR TRAVEL TO ANY DESTINATION OUTSIDE THE REGION, REMAINING UNTIL DEPARTURE IN PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION IN A HOTEL 2. IF A PASSENGER REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH PROCEDURES IN NUMBER 1, THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY MAY DETERMINE A MANDATORY QUARANTINE IN A DESIGNATED HOTEL AT PASSENGER EXPENSES: A-UNTIL A SARS-COV-2 VIRUS SCREENING TEST RESULT IS OBTAINED OR,SHOULD THE PASSENGER DISAGREE TO TAKE THE TEST B-UNTIL A PERIOD OF 14 CONSECUTIVE DAYS FM THE DATE OF ARRIVAL IS COMPLETED 3. PASSENGERS SUBMITTED TO SCREENING TESTS UPON ARRIVAL FM OUTSIDE THE REGION, WHOSE FINAL DESTINATION IS ANOTHER AZORES ISLAND, SHALL REMAIN IN PROPHYLACTIC ISOLATION AND WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL AFTER BEING NOTIFIED OF A NEGATIVE TEST RESULT 4. ALL PASSENGERS SHALL COMPLY WITH MASK USE, SOCIAL DISTANCING AND RESPIRATORY ETIQUETTE RULES SET BY LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY 5. ADDITIONAL INFO AVBL AT HTTPS://COVID19.AZORES.GOV.PT/. 16 JUL 19:37 2020 UNTIL 31 JUL 23:59 2020

 

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