Spain extends restrictions on flights from Brazil for 10th time

The Spanish government on Tuesday, June 15, for the 10th time, extended restrictions on flights from Brazil and South Africa until July 6, in order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus variants.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Only Spanish or Andorran citizens, residents of both countries, and passengers in international connections to a country outside the Schengen area will be allowed to travel from Brazilian or South African soil to Spain.

According to the Ministry of Health, the Spanish government may suspend the restrictions for justified reasons based on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic and decisions that may be implemented in coordination by the European Union.

Restrictions do not impact workers needed to perform air transport activities. Exceptions also cover flights by state-owned aircraft, search and rescue services, flights with . . .

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