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HCAA: Instructions for passengers on domestic flights to island destinations


Valid  from 14 May 2021, all passengers on domestic flights to island destinations must meet one of the following conditions:

  1. a) to have completed the vaccination for coronavirus COVID-19 at least fourteen (14) days before arrival and to present a vaccination certificate, which has been issued through the website -covid-19 / pistopoietiko-emboliasmou. In  case of foreigners  from abroad, to have completed  the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccination at least fourteen (14) days before arrival  and present a vaccination certificate, in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Russian, issued by a public authority in accordance with the relevant legislation. The vaccination certificate includes the name of the person, the type of vaccine given and the number of doses.
  2. b) to display a negative molecular test (PCR) for covid-19, performed by taking an oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal smear ,up to 72 hours before the scheduled travel time or a rapid antigen test for Covid-19  (rapid test) performed  twenty four(24)  hours before the scheduled travel time. In  case of foreigners from abroad, they can provide a negative test certificate in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or
  3. c) to have been diagnosed negative in a self-diagnostic test (self test) within twenty four (24) hours before the scheduled travel time and is certified with a relevant certificate displayed on paper. The certification of the result will be declared through the self-test result declaration statement for COVID-19, the filling form of which is posted on the page in Greek and  in English.
  4. d) to present proof of recovery from COVID-19 ,valid as of two months afer positive PCR or antigen test up to 9 months.

The above obligations include  children  over the age of five  (05) .

The negative diagnosis of the test with the method of PCR and rapid test is proved by the demonstration of a relevant certificate in paper or electronically. If these checks have been carried out abroad and are valid at the time of boarding the aircraft, the relevant certificates are accepted under the same conditions under which they were allowed to enter Greece.

Checking of the above documents is carried out by the employees of the airlines during  boarding.

Passengers and crew members are obliged before boarding, during the flight and passengers’ disembarking , to comply with all other measures for prevention and treatment of COVID-19 cases , which are published in the site of HCAA,

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