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Airlines Updates

03.07.2020
Lufthansa
this week filed revised Inter-continental operation for the remainder of summer 2020 season, until 24OCT20. Between 01JUL20 and 24OCT20, the Star Alliance carrier plans to operate following routes.

Various travel restriction will impact the airline’s passenger traffic rights, as well as planned operation.

Frankfurt – Abuja – Port Harcourt eff 18JUL20 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 04AUG20)
Frankfurt – Bangalore eff 15JUL20 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Bangkok 3 weekly 747-8I (5 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Beirut 3 weekly A321neo
Frankfurt – Boston 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 29AUG20)
Frankfurt – Cairo 5 weekly A321neo (1 daily from 31AUG20)
Frankfurt – Cape Town eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A340-300 (5 weekly from 30SEP20)
Frankfurt – Chicago O’Hare 5 weekly 747-8I (1 daily from 31JUL20)
Frankfurt – Dallas/Ft. Worth eff 02SEP20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Delhi eff 15JUL20 3 weekly A340-300 (5 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Detroit eff 02SEP20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Dubai 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 04SEP20)
Frankfurt – Hong Kong 3 weekly A340-300 (5 weekly from 01AUG20)
Frankfurt – Houston 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 29JUL20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Johannesburg eff 31AUG20 5 weekly 747-8I (1 daily from 29SEP20)
Frankfurt – Kuwait – Dammam eff 04AUG20 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 03SEP20)
Frankfurt – Lagos – Malabo eff 16JUL20 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 04AUG20)
Frankfurt – Los Angeles 3 weekly 747-8I (5 weekly from 03AUG20, 1 daily from 30AUG20)
Frankfurt – Mexico City 3 weekly 747-8I (5 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 31AUG20)
Frankfurt – Mumbai 3 weekly A330-300 (1 daily 747-400 06JUL20 – 14JUL20, 5 weekly from 01AUG20)
Frankfurt – Nairobi eff 06JUL20 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 02AUG20)
Frankfurt – Newark 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 30AUG20)
Frankfurt – New York JFK 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Orlando eff 02AUG20 3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Philadelphia eff 02SEP20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Riyadh – Bahrain eff 25JUL20 5 weekly A330-300 (1 daily from 28AUG20)
Frankfurt – San Francisco eff 02SEP20 3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – San Jose (Costa Rica) eff 01AUG20 2 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Sao Paulo Guarulhos 5 weekly 747-8I (1 daily from 01AUG20)
Frankfurt – Seattle eff 01AUG20 3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Shanghai Pu Dong 1 weekly 747-8I (2 weekly from 01AUG20, 3 weekly from 07SEP20, 5 weekly from 30SEP20)
Frankfurt – Singapore eff 31JUL20 5 weekly A340-300 (1 daily from 02SEP20)
Frankfurt – Tehran Imam Khomeini eff 31AUG20 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 04OCT20)
Frankfurt – Tel Aviv 1 daily A321neo (10 weekly from 01AUG20, 2 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Tokyo Haneda 3 weekly A340-300 (5 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Toronto 3 weekly A340-300 (5 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Tunis eff 31AUG20 3 weekly A319
Frankfurt – Vancouver 3 weekly A330-300 (5 weekly from 02AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Frankfurt – Washington Dulles eff 01SEP20 5 weekly A330-300
Munich – Charlotte eff 31JUL20 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 01SEP20)
Munich – Chicago O’Hare 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 01AUG20, 1 daily from 01SEP20)
Munich – Delhi 3 weekly A350-900XWB (1 daily 06JUL20 – 14JUL20, 5 weekly from 01SEP20)
Munich – Denver eff 01AUG20 6 weekly A350-900XWB (1 daily from 01SEP20)
Munich – Los Angeles 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 01AUG20)
Munich – Montreal 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 04SEP20)
Munich – Newark 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 01SEP20)
Munich – Osaka Kansai eff 01AUG20 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 01SEP20)
Munich – San Francisco 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 02AUG20)
Munich – Seoul Incheon 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 04AUG20 1 weekly A350-900XWB (2 weekly from 06SEP20, 3 weekly from 02OCT20)
Munich – Tel Aviv 5 weekly A319 (1 daily from 01SEP20)
Munich – Tokyo Haneda eff 01AUG20 3 weekly A350-900XWB (5 weekly from 01SEP20)

01.07.2020 German carrier TUIfly earlier this month resumed regular passenger operation, initially from its base in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover and Stuttgart. Additional bases will be gradually resumed from the first week of July 2020, including Basel/Mulhouse, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Paderborn. Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Saarbruecken and Berlin Tegel to be resumed from 08JUL20, 14JUL20 and 03AUG20, respectively.

Various travel restrictions will impact the airline’s planned operation, and selected dates will see the airline operates triangle routing, instead of nonstop terminator. Planned operation for the period of 15JUN20 – 31AUG20 as follows. Service to/from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and Paderborn is operated by Sundair aircraft.

Basel/Mulhouse – Corfu eff 01AUG20 2 weekly
Basel/Mulhouse – Fuerteventura eff 04JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 03AUG20)
Basel/Mulhouse – Funchal eff 06AUG20 1 weekly
Basel/Mulhouse – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 05JUL20 1 weekly (3 weekly from 02AUG20)
Basel/Mulhouse – Irakleion eff 04JUL20 4 weekly (5 weekly from 17JUL20, 7 from 01AUG20)
Basel/Mulhouse – Kos eff 06JUL20 1 weekly (4 weekly from 01AUG20)
Basel/Mulhouse – Mahon eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Basel/Mulhouse – Palma Mallorca eff 04JUL20 3 weekly (7 weekly from 01AUG20)
Basel/Mulhouse – Rhodes eff 07JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 18JUL20, 4 from 05AUG20)
Basel/Mulhouse – Tenerife South eff 09JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 01AUG20)
Berlin Tegel – Irakleion eff 04AUG20 1 weekly
Berlin Tegel – Kos eff 03AUG20 1 weekly
Berlin Tegel – Rhodes eff 05AUG20 1 weekly
Cologne – Corfu eff 04AUG20 1 weekly
Cologne – Fuerteventura eff 01JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 07AUG20)
Cologne – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 12JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 06AUG20)
Cologne – Irakleion eff 10JUL20 4 weekly
Cologne – Kos eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 03AUG20)
Cologne – Mahon eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Cologne – Malta eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Cologne – Palma Mallorca eff 09JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 20JUL20, 5 from 01AUG20)
Cologne – Rhodes eff 14JUL20 1 weekly (3 weekly from 05AUG20)
Cologne – Tenerife South eff 04JUL20 2 weekly
Cologne – Trieste 16AUG20 / 23AUG20
Dusseldorf – Corfu eff 04JUL20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Dalaman eff 17JUL20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Djerba eff 06AUG20 1 weekly
Dusseldorf – Enfidha eff 02AUG20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Faro 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Fuerteventura eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 20JUL20, 6 from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Funchal eff 05JUL20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 05JUL20 4 weekly (6 weekly from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Hurghada eff 03AUG20 4 weekly
Dusseldorf – Ibiza eff 29JUN20 1 weekly (3 weekly from 14JUL20, 5 from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Irakleion eff 01JUL20 3 weekly (4 weekly from 14JUL20, 5 weekly from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Jerez de la Frontera eff 02JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 13JUL@0)
Dusseldorf – Kos eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 20JUL20, 4 from 05AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Lanzarote eff 01JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly 12JUL20, 4 from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Larnaca eff 02JUL20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Mahon eff 05JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 16JUL20)
Dusseldorf – Marsa Alam eff 04AUG20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Palma Mallorca 6 weekly (8 weekly from 01JUL20, 14 from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Patrai eff 03JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 04AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Rhodes eff 02JUL20 3 weekly (4 weekly from 10JUL20, 6 from 01AUG20)
Dusseldorf – Tenerife South eff 06JUL20 2 weekly (4 weekly from 03AUG20)
Frankfurt – Agadir eff 06AUG20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Barcelona eff 07AUG20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Corfu eff 11JUL20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Dalaman eff 17JUL20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Djerba eff 06AUG20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Enfidha eff 02AUG20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Faro 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Fuerteventura eff 01JUL20 2 weekly (4 weekly from 11JUL20, 5 from 06AUG20)
Frankfurt – Funchal eff 19JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 28JUL20)
Frankfurt – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 03JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 20JUL20, 3 from 26JUL20, 5 from 03AUG20)
Frankfurt – Hurghada eff 01AUG20 5 weekly
Frankfurt – Ibiza eff 11JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 04AUG20)
Frankfurt – Irakleion eff 01JUL20 2 weekly (5 weekly from 17JUL20, 7 from 05AUG20)
Frankfurt – Jerez de la Frontera eff 12JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 03AUG20)
Frankfurt – Kos eff 01JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 24JUL20, 4 from 03AUG20)
Frankfurt – Lamezia Terme eff 01AUG20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Lanzarote eff 04JUL20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Larnaca eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Mahon eff 12JUL20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Marsa Alam eff 04AUG20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Palma Mallorca 6 weekly (10 weekly from 01AUG20)
Frankfurt – Patrai eff 03JUL20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Rhodes eff 01JUL20 2 weekly (4 weekly from 14JUL20, 6 from 02AUG20)
Frankfurt – Tenerife South eff 02JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 11JUL20, 3 from 04AUG20)
Hamburg – Fuerteventura eff 10JUL20 1 weekly

Hamburg – Funchal eff 04JUL20 1 weekly
Hamburg – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 02JUL20 1 weekly

Hamburg – Irakleion eff 21JUL20 1 weekly
Hamburg – Kos eff 06JUL20 1 weekly
Hamburg – Malta eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Hamburg – Rhodes eff 22JUL20 1 weekly
Hamburg – Tenerife South eff 12JUL20 1 weekly
Hamburg – Trieste 16AUG20 / 23AUG20
Hannover – Agadir eff 03AUG20 1 weekly
Hannover – Corfu eff 11JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 28JUL20)
Hannover – Dalaman eff 17JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 03AUG20)
Hannover – Djerba eff 05AUG20 1 weekly
Hannover – Enfidha eff 02AUG20 2 weekly
Hannover – Faro 2 weekly (3 weekly from 07AUG20)
Hannover – Fuerteventura eff 01JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 13JUL20, 5 from 06AUG20)
Hannover – Funchal eff 07JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 26JUL20)
Hannover – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 05JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 24JUL20, 4 from 31JUL20)
Hannover – Hurghada eff 04AUG20 2 weekly
Hannover – Ibiza eff 27JUN20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 07JUL20)
Hannover – Irakleion eff 01JUL20 1 weekly (4 weekly from 13JUL20, 6 from 01AUG20)
Hannover – Jerez de la Frontera eff 23JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 02AUG20)
Hannover – Kos eff 29JUN20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 15JUL20, 3 from 24JUL20, 4 from 01AUG20)
Hannover – Lanzarote eff 05JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 05AUG20)
Hannover – Larnaca eff 23JUL20 1 weekly
Hannover – Mahon eff 05JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 23JUL20)
Hannover – Malta eff 02AUG20 1 weekly (No service 10AUG20 – 29AUG20, except 21AUG20)
Hannover – Marsa Alam eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Hannover – Palma Mallorca 7 weekly (12 weekly from 01AUG20)
Hannover – Patrai eff 10JUL20 1 weekly
Hannover – Rhodes eff 07JUL20 1 weekly (3 weekly from 25JUL20, 5 from 05AUG20)
Hannover – Tenerife South eff 18JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 06AUG20, 3 from 16AUG20)
Hannover – Trieste 16AUG20 / 23AUG20
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Fuerteventura eff 03AUG20 1 weekly
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Hurghada eff 04AUG20 1 weekly
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Irakleion eff 01AUG20 2 weekly
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Kos eff 08JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 01AUG20)
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Palma Mallorca eff 02AUG20 5 weekly
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Rhodes eff 09JUL20 1 weekly
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden – Tenerife South eff 07AUG20 1 weekly
Munich – Corfu eff 07JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 01AUG20)
Munich – Dalaman eff 03AUG20 1 weekly
Munich – Djerba eff 05AUG20 1 weekly
Munich – Fuerteventura eff 02JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 01AUG20)
Munich – Funchal eff 21JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 02AUG20)
Munich – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 13JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 05AUG20)
Munich – Kos eff 10JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 22JUL20, 5 from 01AUG20)
Munich – Hurghada eff 04AUG20 3 weekly
Munich – Ibiza eff 01AUG20 2 weekly
Munich – Irakleion eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (4 weekly from 15JUL20, 7 from 01AUG20)
Munich – Jerez de la Frontera eff 06AUG20 1 weekly
Munich – Lanzarote eff 12JUL20 1 weekly
Munich – Mahon eff 12JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 06AUG20)
Munich – Marsa Alam eff 07AUG20 1 weekly
Munich – Malta eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Munich – Patrai eff 31JUL20 1 weekly
Munich – Rhodes eff 06JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 22JUL20, 5 from 01AUG20)
Munich – Tenerife South eff 11JUL20 2 weekly
Munich – Trieste 16AUG20 / 23AUG20
Nuremberg – Corfu eff 18JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 04AUG20)
Nuremberg – Fuerteventura eff 25JUL20 1 weekly
Nuremberg – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 19JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 05AUG20)
Nuremberg – Hurghada eff 03AUG20 2 weekly
Nuremberg – Irakleion eff 19JUL20 1 weekly (4 weekly from 05AUG20)
Nuremberg – Kos eff 20JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 07AUG20)
Nuremberg – Marsa Alam eff 04AUG20 1 weekly
Nuremberg – Palma Mallorca eff 01AUG20 3 weekly
Nuremberg – Rhodes eff 18JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 06AUG20)
Paderborn – Fuerteventura eff 13JUL20 2 weekly
Paderborn – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 19JUL20 1 weekly
Paderborn – Hurghada eff 04AUG20 1 weekly
Paderborn – Irakleion eff 03JUL20 2 weekly
Paderborn – Rhodes eff 02JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 19JUL20)
Paderborn – Tenerife South eff 18JUL20 1 weekly
Saarbruecken – Fuerteventura eff 01AUG20 1 weekly
Saarbruecken – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 02AUG20 1 weekly
Saarbruecken – Kos eff 01AUG20 2 weekly
Saarbruecken – Irakleion eff 14JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 04AUG20)
Saarbruecken – Palma Mallorca eff 01AUG20 7 weekly
Saarbruecken – Rhodes eff 06AUG20 1 weekly
Saarbruecken – Tenerife South eff 05AUG20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Corfu eff 07JUL20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Dalaman eff 20JUL20 1 weekly (2 weekly from 07AUG20)
Stuttgart – Faro 1 weekly (2 weekly from 08JUL20, 3 from 26JUL20)
Stuttgart – Fuerteventura eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (4 weekly from 31JUL20)
Stuttgart – Funchal eff 19JUL20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 05JUL20 1 weekly (3 weekly from 24JUL20, 4 from 05AUG20)
Stuttgart – Hurghada eff 04AUG20 2 weekly
Stuttgart – Ibiza eff 01AUG20 2 weekly
Stuttgart – Irakleion eff 03JUL20 3 weekly (5 weekly from 10JUL20, 7 from 03AUG20)
Stuttgart – Jerez de la Frontera eff 27JUL20 3 weekly
Stuttgart – Kos eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 22JUL20, 4 from 07AUG20)
Stuttgart – Lanzarote eff 12JUL20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Mahon eff 02AUG20 2 weekly
Stuttgart – Marsa Alam eff 05AUG20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Palma Mallorca 6 weekly (9 weekly from 01AUG20)
Stuttgart – Patrai eff 10JUL20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Rhodes eff 06JUL20 2 weekly (5 weekly from 04AUG20)
Stuttgart – Tenerife South eff 04JUL20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 06AUG20)

Published on 30.06.2020
TUIfly June – August 2020 operations as of 28JUN20

Published on 28.06.2020
Lufthansa resumes flights between Frankfurt, Shanghai as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Published on 23.06.2020
Lufthansa to close SunExpress Germany

Published on 22.06.2020
Sundair S20 operations as of 21JUN20

Published on 12.06.2020
Condor Sep/Oct 2020 Long-Haul operations as of 11JUN20

Published on 10.06.2020

Eurowings adds new flights as demand increases

 

10.06.2020 SunExpress Germany this week plans to resume scheduled passenger service, initially on flights to/from Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Stuttgart. Planned operation for the month of June 2020, as of 08JUN20 as follows.

Dusseldorf – Adana 
eff 11JUN20 3 weekly
Dusseldorf – Kayseri eff 12JUN20 3 weekly
Dusseldorf – Ordu-Giresun eff 13JUN20 2 weekly
Dusseldorf – Trabzon 
eff 13JUN20 2 weekly
Frankfurt – Ankara eff 13JUN20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Kayseri eff 12JUN20 2 weekly
Stuttgart – Adana eff 11JUN20 1 weekly
Stuttgart – Ankara eff 15JUN20 2 weekly
Stuttgart – Kayseri eff 11JUN20 2 weekly
Stuttgart – Trabzon eff 16JUN20 1 weeklyAdditional routes and frequencies will be added by late-June and early-July 2020.

Published on 09.06.2020

Eurowings resumes Frankfurt–Windhoek service eff. 30JUN20

SunExpress Germany June 2020 operations as of 08JUN20

 

Published on 07.06.2020

COVID-19: Lufthansa offers ‘return-flight-guarantee’

 

03.06.2020. Lufthansa last week extended interim schedule to late-June 2020, as the airline continues to restore additional European markets from 15JUN20. Planned European operation for the month of June 2020 as follows.

Additional changes remain likely, due to various travel restrictions.

Frankfurt – Amsterdam 2 daily E190
Frankfurt – Athens 1 daily A320neo (2 daily from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Barcelona 2 daily A320neo (A320neo/321neo from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Berlin Tegel 3 daily A320neo
Frankfurt – Bilbao eff 15JUN20 3 weekly A319
Frankfurt – Billund eff 01JUN20 3 weekly E190 (5 weekly from 16JUN20)
Frankfurt – Birmingham eff 15JUN20 5 weekly E190/A319
Frankfurt – Bologna eff 15JUN20 4 weekly E195 (Air Dolomiti aircraft)
Frankfurt – Bremen eff 15JUN20 12 weekly A319/CRJ900/E190
Frankfurt – Brussels 2 daily E190/CRJ900
Frankfurt – Bucharest eff 17JUN20 1 daily A320neo
Frankfurt – Budapest eff 01JUN20 1 daily A320neo (2 daily from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Copenhagen 2 daily E190/A320neo
Frankfurt – Dresden eff 15JUN20 12 weekly CRJ900/E190
Frankfurt – Dublin eff 01JUN20 5 weekly A320neo
Frankfurt – Dubrovnik eff 20JUN20 1 weekly A320neo
Frankfurt – Faro 
eff 20JUN20 2 weekly A321neo
Frankfurt – Geneva 1 daily E190 until 14JUN20
Frankfurt – Gothenburg 5 weekly E190 (1 daily from 20JUN20 with various aircraft)
Frankfurt – Hamburg 3 daily E190 (2 on weekdays; A320 series from 15JUN@0)
Frankfurt – Hannover eff 01JUN20 13 weekly E190
Frankfurt – Helsinki 1 daily E190
Frankfurt – Heringsdorf eff 06JUN20 1 weekly E190
Frankfurt – Ibiza eff 20JUN20 1 weekly A320neo
Frankfurt – Krakow eff 07JUN20 5 weekly E190 (1 daily from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Kyiv Borispil eff 15JUN20 5 weekly A320neo
Frankfurt – Larnaca eff 20JUN20 1 weekly A321neo
Frankfurt – Lisbon 2 daily A321neo
Frankfurt – Ljubljana eff 15JUN20 6 weekly E190
Frankfurt – London Heathrow 3 daily A320neo/321neo
Frankfurt – Lyon eff 16JUN20 3 weekly E190
Frankfurt – Madrid 2 daily A320neo (3 daily from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Malaga eff 20JUN20 1 weekly A320neo
Frankfurt – Malta 
eff 17JUN20 3 weekly A321neo
Frankfurt – Manchester eff 01JUN20 6 weekly E190/A320neo
Frankfurt – Milan Malpensa 1 daily E195 (2 daily from 16JUN20; Air Dolomiti aircraft)
Frankfurt – Munich 2 daily A320neo (3 daily from 08JUN20)
Frankfurt – Nice eff 04JUN20 3 weekly E190/A320neo
Frankfurt – Oslo 2 daily A320neo (3 daily from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Palma Mallorca eff 06JUN20 1 weekly A320neo (3 weekly from 19JUN20 with A320neo/321neo)
Frankfurt – Paris CDG 2 daily A320neo
Frankfurt – Porto 4 weekly A321neo (5 weekly from 20JUN20, A320neo/321neo)
Frankfurt – Prague eff 01JUN20 1 daily E190 (2 daily from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Pula eff 20JUN20 1 weekly E190
Frankfurt – Riga eff 02JUN20 3 weekly A320neo
Frankfurt – Rome 1 daily A320neo (2 daily from 08JUN20, various aircraft)
Frankfurt – Sofia eff 01JUN20 3 weekly A320neo (1 daily from 23JUN20)

Frankfurt – Split eff 20JUN20 1 weekly
Frankfurt – Stockholm 2 daily A320neo
Frankfurt – Sylt eff 01JUN20 2 weekly E190 (1 weekly A319 from 19JUN20)
Frankfurt – Tallinn 4 weekly A320neo (1 daily E190/A320neo from 15JUN20)
Frankfurt – Venice 
eff 15JUN20 1 daily E195 (Air Dolomiti aircraft)
Frankfurt – Vienna 
2 daily A320neo
Frankfurt – Vilnius 4 weekly A320neo (5 weekly from 16JUN20)
Frankfurt – Warsaw 2 daily A320neo (1 daily on Sundays)
Frankfurt – Zurich 2 daily E190/A320neo
Munich – Amsterdam eff 15JUN20 6 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Athens eff 15JUN20 5 weekly A319
Munich – Barcelona eff 15JUN20 1 daily A319
Munich – Basel/Mulhouse eff 15JUN20 6 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Bastia eff 20JUN20 1 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Belgrade eff 23JUN20 3 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Berlin Tegel 18 weekly A319/CRJ900
Munich – Bremen 6 weekly A319/CRJ900 (12 weekly from 15JUN20)
Munich – Brussels eff 01JUN20 6 weekly CRJ900 (2 daily from 15JUN20)
Munich – Bucharest eff 17JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Budapest eff 16JUN20 3 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Catania eff 20JUN20 1 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Copenhagen eff 15JUN20 1 daily CRJ900/A319
Munich – Dubrovnik eff 20JUN20 1 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Dusseldorf 18 weekly A319/CRJ900 (33 weekly from 15JUN20)
Munich – Faro eff 17JUN20 2 weekly A319
Munich – Geneva eff 15JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Hamburg 18 weekly A319/CRJ900 (32 weekly from 15JUN20)
Munich – Hannover 6 weekly A319/CRJ900
Munich – Helsinki eff 15JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900/A319
Munich – Larnaca eff 20JUN20 1 weekly A319
Munich – Lisbon eff 15JUN20 5 weekly A319
Munich – London Heathrow eff 15JUN20 1 daily A320neo
Munich – Luxembourg eff 15JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Lyon eff 15JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Madrid eff 15JUN20 1 daily CRJ900/A319
Munich – Malaga eff 20JUN20 1 weekly A319
Munich – Milan Malpensa 1 daily CRJ900 (12 weekly from 15JUN20)
Munich – Muenster 6 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Nice eff 15JUN20 4 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Palermo eff 20JUN20 1 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Palma Mallorca eff 06JUN20 1 weekly A319 (3 weekly A319/CRJ900 from 15JUN20)
Munich – Paris CDG eff 15JUN20 1 daily CRJ900/A319
Munich – Porto eff 17JUN20 3 weekly A319/CRJ900
Munich – Prague eff 15JUN20 3 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Rome eff 03JUN20 4 weekly CRJ900 (14 weekly CRJ900/A319 from 15JUN20)
Munich – Rostock 2 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Split 
eff 20JUN20 1 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Stockholm Arlanda eff 15JUN20 1 daily A319/CRJ900
Munich – Sylt 6 weekly A319/CRJ900
Munich – Toulouse eff 15JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Vienna eff 01JUN20 5 weekly A319/CRJ900 (11 weekly from 15JUN20)
Munich – Warsaw eff 15JUN20 5 weekly CRJ900
Munich – Zurich eff 01JUN20 1 daily A319/CRJ900 (2 daily CRJ900 from 15JUN20)

02.06.2020

Lufthansa last week extended interim schedule by additional 2 weeks, now in effect until 30JUN20. For the month of June 2020, the Star Alliance carrier is resuming additional Inter-continental routes in the second half. Planned operation as of 31MAY20 as follows.

Frankfurt – Abuja – Port Harcourt eff 07JUN20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Bangkok eff 03JUN20 3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Beijing Capital eff 23JUN20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Cairo eff 09JUN20 1 weekly A321neo (3 weekly from 16JUN20)
Frankfurt – Chicago O’Hare 3 weekly 747-8I
Frankfurt – Dubai eff 07JUN20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Johannesburg eff 02JUN20 3 weekly 747-8I
Frankfurt – Mexico City eff 03JUN20 3 weekly 747-8I
Frankfurt – Mumbai eff 03JUN20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Newark 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – Riyadh – Bahrain eff 14JUN20 3 weekly A330-300
Frankfurt – San Jose (Costa Rica) eff 17JUN20 2 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Sao Paulo Guarulhos 5 weekly 747-8I
Frankfurt – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 22JUN20 3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Tel Aviv eff 02JUN20 3 weekly A321neo
Frankfurt – Tokyo Haneda 
3 weekly A340-300
Frankfurt – Toronto eff 03JUN20 3 weekly A330-300
Munich – Chicago O’Hare eff 02JUN20 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – Delhi eff 16JUN20 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – Los Angeles eff 03JUN20 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – Montreal eff 22JUN20 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – San Francisco eff 23JUN20 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – Seoul Incheon eff 22JUN20 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Munich – Tel Aviv eff 03JUN20 3 weekly A319

01.06 Lufthansa Group airlines will restart eight routes from the UK and Ireland on June 15 as the group’s carriers ramp up services to summer holiday destinations and business centers with Europe attempting a slow return to normalcy from COVID-19 lockdowns.

From June 15, Lufthansa Group airlines will operate 115 weekly frequencies in total from Birmingham (BHX), Edinburgh (EDI), London Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester (MAN) in the UK as well as Dublin (DUB)—11 of the weekly frequencies will be from the Irish capital.

The restarted routes will be: DUB-Geneva (GVA), to be operated by subsidiary SWISS International Air Lines; LHR-Munich (MUC), to be operated by Lufthansa; LHR-Vienna (VIE), to be operated by another subsidiary, Austrian Airlines; LHR-Brussels (BRU), to be operated by a third subsidiary, Brussels Airlines; MAN-Zurich (ZRH), to be operated by SWISS; BHX-BRU, to be operated by Brussels Airlines; EDI-Frankfurt (FRA), to be operated by Lufthansa; and EDI-GVA, to be operated by SWISS-subsidiary Edelweiss.

Published on 29.05.2020
Eurowings to being operations from Germany 15 June

Published on 24.05.2020
Lufthansa to resume flights to 20 destinations from mid-June

Published on 21.05.2020
Condor to resume its summer schedule on June 25

Published on 20.05.2020
Eurowings is significantly expanding its flight schedule from June 2020 and will return to Bosnia and Herzegovina, while growing its presence in Croatia

Lufthansa
Lufthansa to resume flights to 20 destinations from mid-June

Lufthansa
Lufthansa 01 – 14JUN20 operations as of 14MAY20

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Movement restrictions

National movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 30 June 2020 to 07 July 2020

Lockdown in Guetersloh district was extended to 7/7. Maximum 2 people or only people from the same household can meet.
In the rest of Germany free movement of people. Instruction to keep 1.5m distance between people and to wear the mask in public transport and shops. In most states the limitation of the number of people who can meet remains in the order of 10 or 20, some allow more if the people are from different households, if the gathering is in private locations, others have no limitation on the nb of people who can meet under the condition that distance is respected (Berlin, Brandenburg).

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 02 July 2020 to 31 August 2020

From 2/7 no more entry restrictions for other 11 non-EU and non-Schengen countries. The list of those countries will be updated every 2 weeks.
Entry restrictions and travel warnings maintained for the remaining countries. 14 days quarantine required if in the country of origin the number of cases during the last 7 days is above 50 per 100.000.

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Flight Restrictions

published 06.07.2020
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
This does not apply to:
– passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
– nationals of Germany;
– passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
– residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Montenegro, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay;
– passengers with a “D” Visa issued by Germany;
– husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
– nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
– British nationals and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
– passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
– US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
– merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
2. Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State.
– This does not apply to nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
– This does not apply to British nationals.
– This does not apply to family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
– This does not apply to family members of British nationals.
– This does not apply to residents of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
– This does not apply to residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Montenegro, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.
3. For more information, please refer to the website bundespolizei.de.
4. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

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Quarantine

People entering Germany from outside the EU are required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon entry. People travelling from EU countries and from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are not subject to this requirement.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions.

A new COVID-19 testing facility is available at at Frankfurt Airport and Munich Airport. Passengers can take a COVID-19 test before or after taking a flight. Results can be revealed in three hours.

The Federal Police does not require a medical certificate upon entry. In the federal states, there is the option of being exempt from the compulsory quarantine with a negative (PCR-) test result when entering Germany from a risk area. The test must be taken in a country published by the Robert Koch-Institute and must be taken within 48 hours prior to entry.

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Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: no
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Shop and Events

Non-essential shops closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 24 June 2020 to 30 June 2020

In two districts of North Rhine-Westphalia 24-30/6 closure of bars, museums, cinemas, gyms.
Since 18/5 in all federal states all shops can open under the condition that distance & sanitary measures are respected. End of May/beginning of June in most federal states theaters, cinemas, restaurants, gyms, swimming pools are reopening. Restaurants can open with limitations on opening hours, max capacity, distance between tables, etc.

Events stop: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 01 July 2020 to 31 October 2020

Persons from two different households or up to 10 (in some states 20) people can meet. Federal states can decide themselves about the rules for private and public events (no festivals or similar). In some federal states public gatherings with up to 500 people are allowed (e.g. in Berlin 100 since 25 May, Baden-Wuerttemberg 500). Large events are not allowed until 31/8/2020 (large events in Baden-Wuerttemberg are of >500 persons). In Berlin no limitation on the number of people allowed at demonstrations since 27/6 (outside).
Big events are suspended until 31 October. For smaller events in the different federal states different thresholds apply on the max number of people which are allowed (starting in the range of several hundreds, thresholds are typically lower for indoor events). Some states are progressively increasing the numbers in the coming months. Demonstrations are allowed again in some states (e.g. Berlin).

In two districts of North Rhine-Westphalia no events are allowed 24-30/6.

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Schools/Univercity closure

Schools/Univ. closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 18 May 2020 to TBD

In most federal states a new phase for school reopening started on 18/5. From June onwards most federal states aim to offer a minimum of presence lessons for pupils in all grades. Some universities restart presence lessons. All need to respect hygiene and distance measures.

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Other

Other: open/confirmed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 16 June 2020 to TBD

All citizens are invited to use the Corona-Warn-App which is available since 16 June 2020.
Specific measures apply to visitors of hospitals, old peoples and nursing homes: the same defined visitor can return as far as there are no new cases of COVID-19 in the institution.

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  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    *****International Restrictions:
    From and EU Schegen State: Note that, for travellers entering from a country, which is qualified a risk area according to the website of the Robert Koch-Institut, in almost all federal states a compulsory 14 day quarantine applies. If the respective federal state has issued an ordninance for travelers from risk countries, travellers need to self-quarantine, contact the local health authority and inform the latter of their entry. This is currently the case for travellers entering from Sweden.
    Transit Travellers: When entering Germany from areas of high risk, a two-week quarantine is mandatory; in addition, there is the obligation to report to the health authority. This measure can only be waived if the result of a recent PCR test has been negative; proof thereof has to be provided when entering Germany.However, there is an exception for travelers only transiting the country if and when they leave Germany directly.
    For third country nationals, Travellers from Australia, Georgia, Canada, Montenegro, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay will be able to enter without restrictions from 2 July. That will also apply to Japan, South Korea and China — but only if those countries also allow people from Germany to enter.
    For the determination of the entry possibility, the previous location of the travelers is decisive, not their nationality. Regardless of the entry options in Germany, a quarantine obligation based on the Infection Protection Act applies in all federal states for incoming and returning travelers from the risk areas specified by the RKI. With the exception of passengers in transit traffic, this also applies in principle to travelers with an important travel reason. An exception to the quarantine applies to the current negative test. The most important goal of all considerations remains to secure the further containment of the pandemic.
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198] .The western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) said on Monday 26 June that as a precaution it would extend by one week. A lockdown in the neighbouring district of Warendorf will be lifted on Tuesday 30 June.

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    07.07.2020
  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    *****International Restrictions:
    From and EU Schegen State: Note that, for travellers entering from a country, which is qualified a risk area according to the website of the Robert Koch-Institut, in almost all federal states a compulsory 14 day quarantine applies. If the respective federal state has issued an ordninance for travelers from risk countries, travellers need to self-quarantine, contact the local health authority and inform the latter of their entry. This is currently the case for travellers entering from Sweden.
    Transit Travellers: When entering Germany from areas of high risk, a two-week quarantine is mandatory; in addition, there is the obligation to report to the health authority. This measure can only be waived if the result of a recent PCR test has been negative; proof thereof has to be provided when entering Germany.However, there is an exception for travelers only transiting the country if and when they leave Germany directly.
    For third country nationals, as from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198] .The western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) said on Monday 26 June that as a precaution it would extend by one week. A lockdown in the neighbouring district of Warendorf will be lifted on Tuesday 30 June.

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    02.07.2020
  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    *****International Restrictions:
    From and EU Schegen State: Note that, for travellers entering from a country, which is qualified a risk area according to the website of the Robert Koch-Institut, in almost all federal states a compulsory 14 day quarantine applies. If the respective federal state has issued an ordninance for travelers from risk countries, travellers need to self-quarantine, contact the local health authority and inform the latter of their entry. This is currently the case for travellers entering from Sweden.
    Transit Travellers: When entering Germany from areas of high risk, a two-week quarantine is mandatory; in addition, there is the obligation to report to the health authority. This measure can only be waived if the result of a recent PCR test has been negative; proof thereof has to be provided when entering Germany.However, there is an exception for travelers only transiting the country if and when they leave Germany directly.
    For third country nationals, as from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]
    The western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) said on Monday 26 June that as a precaution it would extend by one week. A lockdown in the neighbouring district of Warendorf will be lifted on Tuesday 30 June.

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    01.07.2020
  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    *****International Restrictions:
    Travel restrictions for 31 European countries, including EU Member States, are lifted and replaced by individual travel recommendations.
    Companies that provide international air travel to the Federal Republic of Germany must store the passenger data in their possession after arrival in the Federal Republic of Germany up to 30 days; this applies in particular to electronically stored data for identification and accessibility of passengers and for passenger lists and seating plans.
    Transit: When entering Germany from areas of high risk, a two-week quarantine is mandatory; in addition, there is the obligation to report to the health authority. This measure can only be waived if the result of a recent PCR test has been negative; proof thereof has to be provided when entering Germany.
    Current Restrictions to third-country nationals coming from outside the EU /EEA remain in effect until 30th June 2020; ongoing consultations between EU-Commission and Member States on the future development of restrictions on admission to the EU from 1st July 2020.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]
    The western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) said on Monday 26 June that as a precaution it would extend by one week. A lockdown in the neighbouring district of Warendorf will be lifted on Tuesday 30 June.

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    29.06.2020
  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    *****International Restrictions:
    Travel restrictions for 31 European countries, including EU Member States, are lifted and replaced by individual travel recommendations.
    Companies that provide international air travel to the Federal Republic of Germany must store the passenger data in their possession after arrival in the Federal Republic of Germany up to 30 days; this applies in particular to electronically stored data for identification and accessibility of passengers and for passenger lists and seating plans.
    Transit: When entering Germany from areas of high risk, a two-week quarantine is mandatory; in addition, there is the obligation to report to the health authority. This measure can only be waived if the result of a recent PCR test has been negative; proof thereof has to be provided when entering Germany.
    Current Restrictions to third-country nationals coming from outside the EU /EEA remain in effect until 30th June 2020; ongoing consultations between EU-Commission and Member States on the future development of restrictions on admission to the EU from 1st July 2020.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]

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    27.06.2020
  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a “D” Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – British nationals and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State.
    – This does not apply to nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
    – This does not apply to British nationals.
    – This does not apply to family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
    – This does not apply to family members of British nationals.
    – This does not apply to residents of EEA Member States and Switzerland.
    3. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2 .
    4. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

    Third Countries: Entry regulations from third countries:In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the European Commission has recommended that the travel restrictions already in place for all non-essential travel to the EU from third countries be extended until 30 June 2020. Germany will implement this recommendation. The following persons shall continue to be exempt from these travel restrictions: Nationals from EU countries, countries associated with Schengen (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), the UK, and their respective family members returning to their place of residence. Third-country nationals with a long-term right of residence in an EU Member State and/or the countries mentioned above (residence permit or long-term visa, e.g. for study or work purposes), provided that they are returning to their place of habitual residence. Third-country nationals with essential functions or needs.
    Travels within the EU: On 10 June 2020, the Federal Government decided to end the internal border controls with Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy and Denmark, which had been temporarily reintroduced due to the pandemic, as of 15 June 2020. Airside internal border controls with Spain will cease on 21 June 2020. This means that, from 16 June 2020 or (in the case of Spain) from 22 June 2020, a valid reason for entry is no longer required for entry into Germany from the above-mentioned countries. Border controls at the border with Luxembourg ceased on 15 May 2020.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]

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    24.06.2020
  • Germany Second district in North Rhine-Westphalia put under lockdown (Reuters, 23.06.2020). From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    – effective 22 June 2020, passengers arriving from Spain;
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2 .
    3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    *****International restrictions
    Third Countries: Entry regulations from third countries:In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the European Commission has recommended that the travel restrictions already in place for all non-essential travel to the EU from third countries be extended until 30 June 2020. Germany will implement this recommendation. The following persons shall continue to be exempt from these travel restrictions: Nationals from EU countries, countries associated with Schengen (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), the UK, and their respective family members returning to their place of residence. Third-country nationals with a long-term right of residence in an EU Member State and/or the countries mentioned above (residence permit or long-term visa, e.g. for study or work purposes), provided that they are returning to their place of habitual residence. Third-country nationals with essential functions or needs.
    Travels within the EU: On 10 June 2020, the Federal Government decided to end the internal border controls with Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy and Denmark, which had been temporarily reintroduced due to the pandemic, as of 15 June 2020. Airside internal border controls with Spain will cease on 21 June 2020. This means that, from 16 June 2020 or (in the case of Spain) from 22 June 2020, a valid reason for entry is no longer required for entry into Germany from the above-mentioned countries. Border controls at the border with Luxembourg ceased on 15 May 2020.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]

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    23.06.2020
  • Germany From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    – effective 22 June 2020, passengers arriving from Spain;
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2 .
    3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    *****International restrictions
    Third Countries: Entry regulations from third countries:In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the European Commission has recommended that the travel restrictions already in place for all non-essential travel to the EU from third countries be extended until 30 June 2020. Germany will implement this recommendation. The following persons shall continue to be exempt from these travel restrictions: Nationals from EU countries, countries associated with Schengen (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), the UK, and their respective family members returning to their place of residence. Third-country nationals with a long-term right of residence in an EU Member State and/or the countries mentioned above (residence permit or long-term visa, e.g. for study or work purposes), provided that they are returning to their place of habitual residence. Third-country nationals with essential functions or needs.
    Travels within the EU: On 10 June 2020, the Federal Government decided to end the internal border controls with Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy and Denmark, which had been temporarily reintroduced due to the pandemic, as of 15 June 2020. Airside internal border controls with Spain will cease on 21 June 2020. This means that, from 16 June 2020 or (in the case of Spain) from 22 June 2020, a valid reason for entry is no longer required for entry into Germany from the above-mentioned countries. Border controls at the border with Luxembourg ceased on 15 May 2020.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]

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    21.06.2020
  • Germany In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the European Commission has recommended that the travel restrictions already in place for all non-essential travel to the EU from third countries be extended until 30 June 2020. Germany will implement this recommendation.

    The following persons shall continue to be exempt from these travel restrictions:
    Nationals from EU countries, countries associated with Schengen (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), the UK, and their respective family members returning to their place of residenceThird-country nationals with a long-term right of residence in an EU Member State and/or the countries mentioned above (residence permit or long-term visa, e.g. for study or work purposes), provided that they are returning to their place of habitual residenceThird-country nationals with essential functions or needs, including:healthcare workers, health researchers and care professionalscross-border workers, transport personnel employed in the movement of goods and other essential sectorsdiplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers insofar as they are performing official dutiespassengers in transitpassengers travelling for imperative family reasonspersons in need of international protection or seeking entry for other humanitarian reasons.From 1 July 2020, the exceptions to the EU entry restrictions are to be extended as follows:

    EU citizens, citizens from countries associated with Schengen (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), citizens from the UK and third-country nationals entitled to reside in the EU and their respective family members shall be allowed to enter the country, regardless of whether they are returning to their place of residence.

    The categories for third-country nationals with so-called “essential functions or needs” are to be extended by including:

    third-country nationals entering for the purpose of studyqualified professionals from third countries provided that their employment is necessary from an economic point of view and that their work cannot be postponed or carried out from abroad.

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    19.06.2020
  • Germany From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    1.Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2 .
    3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    *****International restrictions
    Third Countries: Entry regulations from third countries:In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the European Commission has recommended that the travel restrictions already in place for all non-essential travel to the EU from third countries be extended until 30 June 2020. Germany will implement this recommendation. The following persons shall continue to be exempt from these travel restrictions: Nationals from EU countries, countries associated with Schengen (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), the UK, and their respective family members returning to their place of residence. Third-country nationals with a long-term right of residence in an EU Member State and/or the countries mentioned above (residence permit or long-term visa, e.g. for study or work purposes), provided that they are returning to their place of habitual residence. Third-country nationals with essential functions or needs.
    Travels within the EU: On 10 June 2020, the Federal Government decided to end the internal border controls with Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy and Denmark, which had been temporarily reintroduced due to the pandemic, as of 15 June 2020. Airside internal border controls with Spain will cease on 21 June 2020. This means that, from 16 June 2020 or (in the case of Spain) from 22 June 2020, a valid reason for entry is no longer required for entry into Germany from the above-mentioned countries. Border controls at the border with Luxembourg ceased on 15 May 2020.
    Quarantine regulations: The Federation and the Länder have agreed on the main aspects of uniform quarantine regulations for people entering or returning to Germany. Further information, the model ordinance and links are available on the websites of the Federal Ministry of the Interior [https://www.bmi.bund.de/EN/home/home_node.html], For information on the concrete implementation of the measures in the various Länder, please see the websites of the Land Ministries of Health. Travelers should also expect more scrutiny during checks, as more comprehensive questions may be posed and health checks performed in doubtful cases. Measures may also be adjusted when necessary.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There are nationwide rules in place restricting movement and limiting activity: one household can meet another outside; schools are gradually re-opening with social distancing, hygiene plans and increased digital learning in place; hospitals and care homes that have no active COVID-19 cases can now start developing plans for receiving visitors again; home working is still recommended wherever possible; shops can re-open from 11 May, subject to limits on the number of customers per square metre; outdoor non-contact sports are permitted, with the Bundesliga resuming from 15 May behind closed doors; re-opening of restaurants, hotels, theatres, cinemas, bars, trade fairs and other facilities will differ from region to region, reflecting local conditions. The wearing of face masks is required in certain public areas in all of Germany’s 16 states. The rules vary from state to state -[https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198]

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    17.06.2020
  • Germany From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    1.Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2
    3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    Berlin’s busiest airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, though authorities say the closure may be permanent. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport. (DW, 20.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Hamburg and North Rhine Westphalia states from EU countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask. Until further notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays at hotels are permitted for work-related travel. Most states permit hotel stays for tourists as well. The last remaining states prohibiting tourist stays will revoke the ban by 28 May. Major events are prohibited. Pubs and restaurants reopened with 50% capacity. Beer gardens reopened with controlled health regulations in place.

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    15.06.2020
  • Germany From 15 June, warning against tourist travel will be lifted for EU countries, the warning to remain in place for countries outside the EU until 31 August (The Local, 10.06.2020). Germany continues to advise against travel to Britain because of quarantine requirement (Reuters, 10.06.2020).

    1.Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2
    3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    Berlin’s busiest airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, though authorities say the closure may be permanent. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport. (DW, 20.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Hamburg and North Rhine Westphalia states from EU countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask. Until further notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays at hotels are permitted for work-related travel. Most states permit hotel stays for tourists as well. The last remaining states prohibiting tourist stays will revoke the ban by 28 May. Major events are prohibited. Pubs and restaurants reopened with 50% capacity. Beer gardens reopened with controlled health regulations in place.

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    11.06.2020
  • Germany From June 15th, the warning against tourist travel put in place by the German government to stall the spread of coronavirus will be lifted for EU countries. However, the warning is expected to stay in place for countries outside the EU until August 31st. (The Local, 10.06.2020)

    1.Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2
    3. Passengers allowed to enter Germany must self-isolate and must proceed directly to their own home, or other suitable accommodation for a period of 14 days.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    Berlin’s busiest airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, though authorities say the closure may be permanent. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport. (DW, 20.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Hamburg and North Rhine Westphalia states from EU countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask. Until further notice.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays at hotels are permitted for work-related travel. Most states permit hotel stays for tourists as well. The last remaining states prohibiting tourist stays will revoke the ban by 28 May. Major events are prohibited. Pubs and restaurants reopened with 50% capacity. Beer gardens reopened with controlled health regulations in place.

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    10.06.2020
  • Germany Germany will lift a warning against travel to 26 fellow EU countries from June 15. The German cabinet is expected to formally approve the relaxed travel guidelines for EU countries next week. (Reuters, 27.05.2020)

    Berlin’s busiest airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, though authorities say the closure may be permanent. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport. (DW, 20.05.2020)

    1.Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany;
    – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with a British passport and their family members returning via Germany to their country of residence;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2
    3. Passengers allowed to enter Germany must self-isolate and must proceed directly to their own home, or other suitable accommodation for a period of 14 days.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Hamburg and North Rhine Westphalia states from EU countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask. Until further notice.

    Internal Restrictions
    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays at hotels are permitted for work-related travel. Most states permit hotel stays for tourists as well. The last remaining states prohibiting tourist stays will revoke the ban by 28 May. Major events are prohibited. Until 31/08/2020. Pubs and restaurants reopened with 50% capacity. Beer gardens reopened with controlled health regulations in place. Until further notice

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    03.06.2020
  • Germany Germany will lift a warning against travel to 26 fellow EU countries from June 15. The German cabinet is expected to formally approve the relaxed travel guidelines for EU countries next week. (Reuters, 27.05.2020) Berlin’s busiest airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, though authorities say the closure may be permanent. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport. (DW, 20.05.2020) 1.Passengers are not allowed to enter Germany. This does not apply to: – nationals of Germany; – passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany; – passengers with a D-Visa issued by Germany; – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany; – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists; – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved; – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members; – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation. 2. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html;jsessionid=97A3BB54ABD2E6A6A7D1D39F30BEC55C.2_cid324?nn=5931604#doc13824392bodyText2 3. Passengers allowed to enter Germany must self-isolate and must proceed directly to their own home, or other suitable accommodation for a period of 14 days. – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony, Hamburg and North Rhine Westphalia states from EU countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask. Until further notice. Internal Restrictions Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays at hotels are permitted for work-related travel. Most states permit hotel stays for tourists as well. The last remaining states prohibiting tourist stays will revoke the ban by 28 May. Major events are prohibited. Until 31/08/2020. Pubs and restaurants reopened with 50% capacity. Beer gardens reopened with controlled health regulations in place. Until further notice

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    28.05.2020
  • Germany Berlin’s busiest airport will close on June 15 for at least two months, though authorities say the closure may be permanent. All flight traffic will be handled by Berlin Schonefeld Airport. (DW, 20.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form. Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony and North Rhine Westphalia states. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Flag carrier Lufthansa is operating a revised flight schedule until further notice. Flights with suspected COVID-19 cases aboard will be diverted to dedicated airports, where medical teams have been posted. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask from 11 May. From 9 June, the rail operator will increase train frequency, including on the route linking Amsterdam, Dortmund and Paris.

    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Major events prohibited at least until 31 August. In public, at least 1,5m distance must be maintained except between members of the same household. Relaxation of restrictions On 6 May the federal government handed authority for relaxing restrictions over to state governments. A partial relaxation of restrictions involves: Between 9 and 22 May, pubs and restaurants are planned to reopen with 50% capacity. From 15 June softer guidelines for travel abroad could be issued depending on coronavirus infections. (Reuters, 18.05.2020)

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    21.05.2020
  • Germany

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form. Spouses and registered partners. Travel to Austria and Switzerland is authorised for visiting life partners, relatives, attending family events or tending to agricultural areas. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Currently, most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply for travellers arriving in Bavaria, Lower Saxony and North Rhine Westphalia states. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website. Pending approval, travellers arriving from EU/EEA member states and the UK will be exempt from quarantine requirements. In the future, the quarantine requirement will depend on the state of outbreak at the point of departure. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Flag carrier Lufthansa is operating a revised flight schedule until further notice. Flights with suspected COVID-19 cases aboard will be diverted to dedicated airports, where medical teams have been posted. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask from 11 May. From 9 June, the rail operator will increase train frequency, including on the route linking Amsterdam, Dortmund and Paris.

    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Major events prohibited at least until 31 August. In public, at least 1,5m distance must be maintained except between members of the same household. Relaxation of restrictions On 6 May the federal government handed authority for relaxing restrictions over to state governments. A partial relaxation of restrictions involves: Between 9 and 22 May, pubs and restaurants are planned to reopen with 50% capacity. From 15 June softer guidelines for travel abroad could be issued depending on coronavirus infections. (Reuters, 18.05.2020)

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    19.05.2020
  • Germany

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. The border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland have reopened and systemic checks have been replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg has fully reopened and no restrictions are in place between the countries. The border with Denmark continues to be in place until an official statement from Denmark has been released. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Flag carrier Lufthansa is operating a revised flight schedule until further notice. Flights with suspected COVID-19 cases aboard will be diverted to dedicated airports, where medical teams have been posted. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask from 11 May. From 9 June, the rail operator will increase train frequency, including on the route linking Amsterdam, Dortmund and Paris.

    Internal restrictions:

    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays are only permitted for work-related travel. Major events prohibited at least until 31 August. In Baden Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg West Pomerania, Saarland, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt people are only allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, such as work-related reasons, physical exercise, health reasons or to purchase essential supplies, such as food and medicine.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    On 6 May the federal government handed authority for relaxing restrictions over to state governments. A comprehensive list of restrictions in place at a state level is compiled (in German) by newspaper Die Zeit on their website. A partial relaxation of restrictions involves: Between 9 and 22 May, pubs and restaurants are planned to reopen with 50% capacity. Beer gardens are set to reopen on 18 May with controlled health regulations in place. From 15 June softer guidelines for travel abroad could be issued depending on coronavirus infections. (Reuters, 18.05.2020)

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    18.05.2020
  • Germany German government plans to gradually reopen all borders amid concerns (Schengen Visa Info ,14.05.2020). High-speed services between Germany and France resume (Railway News, 12.05.2020) Government preparing to ease some COVID-19 restrictions from 11 May (Reuters, 04.05.2020) 1.Passengers are not allowed to enter Germany. This does not apply to: – nationals of Germany; – passengers with permanent residence in Germany obtained before Coronavirus (COVID-19) or with a D-Visa issued by Germany; – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany; – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists; – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option.

    The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved; – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members; – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation. 2. Passengers allowed to enter Germany must self-isolate and must proceed directly to their own home, or other suitable accommodation for a period of 14 days. – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    International restrictions:

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland have been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until 15 June. A full explanation of the restrictions in place is available (in German only) on the Bundespolizei website. From 16 May the closed border crossings with Austria, France and Switzerland will reopen and systemic checks will be replaced by spot checks. In addition, the border with Luxembourg will be fully reopened and the border with Denmark is expected (a formal agreement hasn’t been reached yet) to be fully reopened on 15 May. It is expected that the remaining controls at these borders would be lifted on 15 June. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination.

    All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. Full information on quarantine rules is available from the ministry of the interior’s website in English and German. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Flag carrier Lufthansa is operating a revised flight schedule until further notice. Flights with suspected COVID-19 cases aboard will be diverted to dedicated airports, where medical teams have been posted. Thalys services: all passengers are required to wear a face mask from 11 May. From 9 June, the rail operator will increase train frequency, including on the route linking Amsterdam, Dortmund and Paris.

    Internal restrictions:

    The rules regarding social distancing are to be maintained at least until 10 May. Gatherings of more than two people outside work and the home are banned, except for members of the same household. In public spaces people must maintain at least five feet (1.5 metres) distance.

    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays are only permitted for work-related travel. Major events prohibited at least until 31 August. In Baden Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg West Pomerania, Saarland, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt people are only allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, such as work-related reasons, physical exercise, health reasons or to purchase essential supplies, such as food and medicine.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    A partial relaxation of restrictions that involves: Reopening of shops up to a size of 800 square meters (under strict hygiene requirements). Schools began reopening on 4 May. On 30 April the government announced that more non-essential establishments, including museums, zoos, memorials, galleries, botanic gardens, would be allowed to reopen in the coming days. The exact timing of the easing of these restrictions will vary from state to state. Between 9 and 22 May, pubs and restaurants are planned to reopen with 50% capacity. Beer gardens are set to reopen on 18 May with controlled health regulations in place. Bavarian government: from 6 May onwards it is allowed to visit relatives from other households. Hamburg: Church services have resumed and outdoor sports allowed. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: Childcare to be resumed on 11 May, all preschool children can return to daycare on 18 May. Private meetings with people from two different households are now allowed to resume.

    Source: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening https://de.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

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    14.05.2020
  • Germany High-speed services between Germany and France resume (Railway News, 12.05.2020) Government preparing to ease some COVID-19 restrictions from 11 May (Reuters, 04.05.2020) 1.Passengers are not allowed to enter Germany. This does not apply to: – nationals of Germany; – passengers with permanent residence in Germany obtained before Coronavirus (COVID-19) or with a D-Visa issued by Germany; – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany; – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists; – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved; – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members; – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation. 2. Passengers allowed to enter Germany must self-isolate and must proceed directly to their own home, or other suitable accommodation for a period of 14 days. – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms. A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland has been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until at least 15 May. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include: Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany. EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000. Most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Flag carrier Lufthansa is operating a revised flight schedule until further notice. Flights with suspected COVID-19 cases aboard will be diverted to dedicated airports,where medical teams have been posted.

    Internal restrictions:

    The rules regarding social distancing are to be maintained at least until 10 May. Gatherings of more than two people outside work and the home are banned, except for members of the same household. In public spaces people must maintain at least five feet (1.5 metres) distance. Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays are only permitted for work-related travel. Major events prohibited at least until 31 August. In Baden Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg West Pomerania, Saarland, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt people are only allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, such as work-related reasons, physical exercise, health reasons or to purchase essential supplies, such as food and medicine.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    A partial relaxation of restrictions that involves: Reopening of shops up to a size of 800 square meters (under strict hygiene requirements). Schools began reopening on 4 May. On 30 April the government announced that more non-essential establishments, including museums, zoos, memorials, galleries, botanic gardens, would be allowed to reopen in the coming days. The exact timing of the easing of these restrictions will vary from state to state. Between 9 and 22 May, pubs and restaurants are planned to reopen with 50% capacity. Beer gardens are set to reopen on 18 May with controlled health regulations in place. Bavarian government: from 6 May onwards it is allowed to visit relatives from other households. Hamburg: Church services have resumed and outdoor sports allowed. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: Childcare to be resumed on 11 May, all preschool children can return to daycare on 18 May. Private meetings with people from two different households are now allowed to resume.

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    12.05.2020
  • Germany Government preparing to ease some COVID-19 restrictions from 11 May (Reuters, 04.05.2020)
    1.Passengers are not allowed to enter Germany.
    This does not apply to:
    – nationals of Germany;
    – passengers with permanent residence in Germany obtained before Coronavirus (COVID-19) or with a D-Visa issued by Germany;
    – husband, wife, child and registered partner of nationals or residents of Germany;
    – passengers with evidence that their travel is to perform a professional activity, e.g., commuters, diplomats, nursing staff, food industry personnel, specialists;
    – passengers in transit to their home country, if there is no other travel option. The purpose of travel and the entry requirements for the destination and transit countries must be proved;
    – US military personnel stationed in Germany and their family members;
    – merchant seamen who are going to sign up on board or leave Germany for the purpose of repatriation.
    2. Passengers allowed to enter Germany must self-isolate and must proceed directly to their own home, or other suitable accommodation for a period of 14 days.
    – This does not apply to merchant seamen without Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

    A number of land and sea border crossing points with Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland has been limited, and temporary border controls have been introduced at the remaining crossing points to those countries. In addition, air passengers travelling from Italy and Spain to Germany will be subject to immigration checks. These measures will remain in place until at least 15 May. Travelers without an urgent travel reason are not allowed to enter Germany. Groups that are allowed to cross the border include:
    Citizens, residents, long-term visa holders returning to Germany.
    EU citizens and third-country nationals transiting through Germany to their home country or place of residence if they can demonstrate with a ticket that there’s no alternative to travelling through Germany to reach their destination. All persons travelling for urgent reasons (including medical treatment, family deaths, caring for underage children). All persons moving goods, travelling for work-related reasons or to carry out a professional activity. This must be documented by carrying suitable documents (including employment contract, order documents, cross-border commuter card). Commuters also have a form to download and fill in). Spouses and registered partners. Which cross-border travel is considered mandatory remains at the discretion of border authorities. To discuss whether an exception would apply due to your individual circumstances you can contact the dedicated federal police office at +49 800 6 888 000.
    Most travellers allowed to enter Germany following several days abroad will have to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days. In practice, the quarantine is self-enforced. Police will hand the traveller a form and instruct them to self-isolate and contact the health department. Exceptions are provided for asymptomatic cross-border workers, business travellers on urgent business and transiting travellers. All travellers with COVID-19 related symptoms are referred to the local health authorities, who may require medical screenings or quarantine measures. Flag carrier Lufthansa is operating a revised flight schedule until further notice. Flights with suspected COVID-19 cases aboard will be diverted to dedicated airports,where medical teams have been posted.

    Internal restrictions:

    The rules regarding social distancing are to be maintained at least until 10 May. Gatherings of more than two people outside work and the home are banned, except for members of the same household. In public spaces people must maintain at least five feet (1.5 metres) distance.
    Wearing masks (non-medical) while using public transport and shopping is mandatory in all states. Overnight stays are only permitted for work-related travel. Major events prohibited at least until 31 August. In Baden Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg West Pomerania, Saarland, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt people are only allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, such as work-related reasons, physical exercise, health reasons or to purchase essential supplies, such as food and medicine.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    A partial relaxation of restrictions that involves: Reopening of shops up to a size of 800 square meters (under strict hygiene requirements). Schools began reopening on 4 May. On 30 April the government announced that more non-essential establishments, including museums, zoos, memorials, galleries, botanic gardens, would be allowed to reopen in the coming days. The exact timing of the easing of these restrictions will vary from state to state. Between 9 and 22 May, pubs and restaurants are planned to reopen with 50% capacity. Beer gardens are set to reopen on 18 May with controlled health regulations in place. Bavarian government: from 6 May onwards it is allowed to visit relatives from other households. Hamburg: Church services have resumed and outdoor sports allowed. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: Childcare to be resumed on 11 May, all preschool children can return to daycare on 18 May. Private meetings with people from two different households are now allowed to resume.

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    09.05.2020
  • Source [https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/einreiseundaufenthalt/coronavirus]
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    [https://de.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/]
    [https://reopen.europa.eu/en/map/DEU]
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