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South Africa: Restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. 05-31 DEC20. Impact: High.

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A3518/20 

Valid from: 05 Dec 2020 1429 UTC

Valid till: 31 Dec 2020 1200 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message

COVID-19: 

1)INTL, REGIONAL FLIGHT ALLOWED SUBJECT TO COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITION PUBLISHED ON CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY WEB-SITE (WWW.CAA.CO.ZA). UNDER THE 'INFORMATION FOR THE INDUSTRY' TAB, SELECT 'LEGAL AND AVIATION COMPLIANCE' FROM THE DROP DOWN MENU.'DIRECTIONS ISSUED BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT' CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE 'NOTICE RELATING TO: GENERAL NOTICES' LINK. FOR INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC FLT, PASSENGERS AND CREW MUST COMPLY WITH HEALTH PROTOCOLS AS CONTEMPLATED IN HEALTH DIRECTIONS. (CREW MEMBERS SHALL, UPON ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA, BE SUBJECTED TO HEALTH PROTOCOLS AS CONTEMPLATED IN HEALTH DIRECTIONS: AN OPERATE MUST ENSURE AND FOLLOWING THE FOLLOWING RISK MITIGATION MEASURES FOR CREW MEMBERS: (I)CONDUCT RISK ASSESSMENTS TO ENSURE THAT CREW MEMBERS ARE FIT AND PROPER BEFORE THEY UNDERTAKE THEIR TRAVEL DUTIES AND MITIGATE THE RISK OF COVID-19 CREW INFECTIONS AND (II)ENSURE THAT CREW MEMBERS ARE PROTECTED WHILST ON DUTY. 


2)AIR AMBULANCE OPERATION ARE ALLOWED SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:  

A)COVID INFECTION CTL MEASURES ARE APPLICABLE TO CREW, MEDICAL PERSONNEL AND PATIENTS. AIRCRAFT DISINFECTION MUST BE COMPLIED WITH.

B)CREW AND PATIENTS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE QUARANTINE LAWS. FOREIGN AIR AMBULANCE OPS, TRANSPORTING COVID POSITIVE PATIENTS ARE REQUEST TO OBTAIN WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION MUST BE MADE IN WRITING AND SUBMITTED TO ANDRIES NTJANE EMAIL NTJANEM(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA AND OWEN RIKHOTSO EMAIL RIKHOTSO(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA) AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. 


3)SKED DOMESTIC PASSENGERS SERVICE MAY OPERATE TO AND FROM THE FOLLOWING AD: FAOR, FALE, FACT, FAKN, FAPE, FABL, FAPM, FAUP, FARB, FASZ, FALA, FAEL, FAGG, FAHS, FAMG, FAUT, FAPH, FAPG, FAPP, FASS AND FAKM. 


4)CHARTER OPERATE CONDUCTING CARGO AND PASSENGER OPERATION TO AND FROM THE REPUBLIC ARE PERMITTED TO OPERATE AT THE FOLLOWING AIRPORTS WITH PORTS HEALTH CAPACITY: FABL, FACT, FALE, FAKN, FALA, FAOR, FAPP, FAPE AND FAUP. 


5)INTL SCHEDULE AND CHARTER PASSENGERS FLTS ARE PERMITTED TO FOLLOWING AERODROME ONLY: FAOR, FACT AND FALE. 


6)DOMESTIC FLIGHT DURING CURFEW HOURS (2200-0200) ARE NOT PERMITTED UNLESS PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL HAS BEEN OBTAINED AND A COPY OF THE APPROVAL IS CARRIED ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT A) OPR ARE TO MAKE APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL FOR FLT DRG CURFEW HR TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION MUST BE MADE IN WRITING AND SUBMITTED TO: ANDRIES NTJANE EMAIL NTJANEM(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA AND OWEN RIKHOTSO EMAIL RIKHOTSO(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA)) 

Area of influence: 51.52S 16.51E, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A3518) issued in 2020 replaces NOTAM (ID A3437) issued in 2020

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

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A3518/20 - COVID-19: 1)INTL, REGIONAL FLT ALLOWED SUBJ COMPLIANCE WITH COND PUBLISHED ON CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY WEB-SITE (WWW.CAA.CO.ZA). UNDER THE 'INFORMATION FOR THE INDUSTRY' TAB, SELECT 'LEGAL AND AVIATION COMPLIANCE' FROM THE DROP DOWN MENU.'DIRECTIONS ISSUED BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT' CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE 'NOTICE RELATING TO: GENERAL NOTICES' LINK. FOR INTL AND DOM FLT, PAX AND CREW MUST COMPLY WITH HEALTH PROTOCOLS AS CONTEMPLATED IN HEALTH DIRECTIONS. (CREW MEMBERS SHALL, UPON ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA, BE SUBJECTED TO HEALTH PROTOCOLS AS CONTEMPLATED IN HEALTH DIRECTIONS: AN OPR MUST ENSURE AND FLW THE FLW RISK MITIGATION MEASURES FOR CREW MEMBERS: (I)CONDUCT RISK ASSESSMENTS TO ENSURE THAT CREW MEMBERS ARE FIT AND PROPER BFR THEY UNDERTAKE THEIR TRAVEL DUTIES AND MITIGATE THE RISK OF COVID-19 CREW INFECTIONS AND (II)ENSURE THAT CREW MEMBERS ARE PROTECTED WHILST ON DUTY. 2)AIR AMBULANCE OPS ARE ALLOWED SUBJ THE FLW COND: A)COVID INFECTION CTL MEASURES ARE APPLICABLE TO CREW, MEDICAL PERSONNEL AND PATIENTS. ACFT DISINFECTION MUST BE COMPLIED WITH.

B)CREW AND PATIENTS SHALL BE SUBJ APPLICABLE QUARANTINE LAWS. FOREIGN AIR AMBULANCE OPS, TRANSPORTING COVID POSITIVE PATIENTS ARE REQ TO OBTAIN WRITTEN PERMISSION FM DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION MUST BE MADE IN WRITING AND SUBMITTED TO ANDRIES NTJANE EMAIL NTJANEM(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA AND OWEN RIKHOTSO EMAIL RIKHOTSO(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA) AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. 3)SKED DOMESTIC PAX SER MAY OPR TO AND FM THE FLW AD: FAOR, FALE, FACT, FAKN, FAPE, FABL, FAPM, FAUP, FARB, FASZ, FALA, FAEL, FAGG, FAHS, FAMG, FAUT, FAPH, FAPG, FAPP, FASS AND FAKM. 4)CHARTER OPR CONDUCTING CARGO AND PASSENGER OPS TO AND FM THE REPUBLIC ARE PERMITTED TO OPR AT THE FLW AIRPORTS WITH PORTS HEALTH CAPACITY: FABL, FACT, FALE, FAKN, FALA, FAOR, FAPP, FAPE AND FAUP. 5)INTL SKED AND CHARTER PAX FLTS ARE PERMITTED TO FLW AD ONLY: FAOR, FACT AND FALE. 6)DOMESTIC FLT DRG CURFEW HR (2200-0200) ARE NOT PERMITTED UNLESS PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL HAS BEEN OBTAINED AND A COPY OF THE APPROVAL IS CARRIED ON BOARD THE ACFT. A) OPR ARE TO MAKE APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL FOR FLT DRG CURFEW HR TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION MUST BE MADE IN WRITING AND SUBMITTED TO: ANDRIES NTJANE EMAIL NTJANEM(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA AND OWEN RIKHOTSO EMAIL RIKHOTSO(AT)DOT.GOV.ZA)) 

05 DEC 14:29 2020 UNTIL 31 DEC 12:00 2020 ESTIMATED

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