Only British, Irish citizens or holders of residency will be allowed to enter the country
UK Transport Department added to Gulf countries, Oman, Ethiopia, Somalia and Qatar, your travel red list, As a measure of the presence of new strains of infection.
Calibration It comes into effect on March 19 at 4 p.m., For commercial and private flights; In that sense, the airline Qatar Airways will be the first to be affected by this decision.
However, flights are possible Oman, Ethiopia and Qatar continue to fly cargo, They cannot operate flights with United Kingdom passengers.
More countries added to the ‘red list’.
Travel restrictions will be in effect for visitors from 4 am on Friday, March 19:
All those allowed to enter the UK from these countries must be isolated for 10 days in a managed isolated hotel.
– Foreign Office, Commonwealth and Development Office (@FCDOGovUK) March 15, 2021
This ban does not apply to flights departing from the UK Airlines will maintain these services.
It should be noted Only British, Irish citizens or holders of residency will be allowed to enter the country, But they will stay for 10 days in a lodge approved by the government; During this time, they will undergo two to eight COVID-19 tests.
In addition to Oman, Ethiopia and Somalia, the United Kingdom Flights to the United Arab Emirates, Burundi and Rwanda have been banned since January 29.