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Airlines Updates

10.09.2020 LATAM Brasil
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Frankfurt 2 weekly A350-900XWB
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Lima eff 15SEP20 10 weekly A320/767/777
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Lisbon 3 weekly 767
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – London Heathrow 3 weekly 777-300ER
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Madrid 2 weekly A350-900XWB (3 weekly from 18SEP20)
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Miami 2 weekly 777-300ER (4 weekly from 14SEP20)
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Montevideo 1 weekly A320

Published on 09.09.2020
LATAM Airlines Group Sep 2020 International operations as of 06SEP20

27.07.2020 LATAM Airlines Group in the last few days continue to adjust planned International operation, for the month of August 2020. As of 26JUL20, planned operation as follows. Various travel restrictions continue to impact the airline’s planned operation.

LATAM Brasil
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Cordoba – Mount Pleasant 767-300ER operates on 12AUG20 (Inbound on 19AUG20)
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Frankfurt 3 weekly A350-900XWB
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Lima 1 daily A320
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Lisbon 3 weekly 767
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – London Heathrow 3 weekly 777-300ER
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Madrid 2 weekly A350-900XWB
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Miami 4 weekly 777-300ER
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Montevideo 3 weekly A320

Brazilian carrier GOL in recent schedule update filed preliminary International service, when the airline resumes International service as early as 01SEP20. As of 24JUL20, planned operation for the period of 01SEP20 – 24OCT20 as follows. Additional changes remain likely in the next few weeks.

Rio de Janeiro Galeao – Buenos Aires Ezeiza eff 02OCT20 4 weekly
Rio de Janeiro Galeao – Cordoba eff 02OCT20 4 weekly
Rio de Janeiro Galeao – Rosario eff 02OCT20 4 weekly 737-800
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Asuncion eff 02OCT20 4 weekly
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Buenos Aires Ezeiza eff 01SEP20 2 daily
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Lima eff 04SEP20 4 weekly
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Montevideo eff 02SEP20 4 weekly
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Santa Cruz eff 02OCT20 3 weekly
Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Santiago de Chile eff 04SEP20 3 weekly

Brazilian carrier Azul in the 3rd quarter of 2020 continues to operate limited International operation, due to ongoing restrictions. For August and September, planned International operation as follows. Additional changes, including last-minute adjustment, remains highly possible.

Sao Paulo Viracopos/Campinas – Fort Lauderdale 3 weekly A330-200/-900neo
Sao Paulo Viracopos/Campinas – Lisbon 2 weekly A330-900neo

More from LATAM Airlines
Published on 10.07.2020
LATAM Brazil Joins Sister Airlines In Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

25.06.2020
LATAM Airlines
Group on Tuesday (23JUN20) announced cancellation of selected domestic and regional routes, effective immediately. Affected routes as follows.

LATAM Airlines Argentina
Due to the cessation of service announced last week, LATAM Argentina will not resume service on 01SEP20:
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Comodoro Riadavia
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Cordoba
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Iguazu
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Mendoza
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Neuquen
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Rio Gallegos
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Salta
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – San Carlos Bariloche
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Tucuman
Buenos Aires Aeroparque – Ushuaia
Buenos Aires Ezeiza – Iguazu
Buenos Aires Ezeiza – Miami
Buenos Aires Ezeiza – San Carlos Bariloche
Buenos Aires Ezeiza – Ushuaia
Cordoba – Mount Pleasant
Rio Gallegos – Mount Pleasant
Rio Gallegos – Punta Arenas

LATAM Airlines Brasil (Affected routes previously scheduled to resume on 01AUG20)
Belem – Macapa
Brasilia – Foz do Iguacu
Curitiba – Foz do Iguacu
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont – Foz do Iguacu (Previously scheduled to resume on 25OCT20)
Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont – Goiania
Sao Luiz – Imperatriz

LATAM Airlines Chile
Iquique – Salta (Previously scheduled to resume on 02JAN21)
Santiago de Chile – Curitiba (Previously scheduled to resume 03AUG20)
Santiago de Chile – Puerto Natales (Previously scheduled to resume on 15NOV20)
Santiago de Chile – Quito (Previously scheduled to commence 02AUG20)

LATAM Airlines Paraguay (Affected route previously scheduled to resume on 01AUG20)
Asuncion – Brasilia

LATAM Airlines Peru (Affected routes previously scheduled to resume on 01AUG20)
Cuzco – Iquitos
Cuzco – Pisco
Cuzco – Trujillo
Published on 23.06.2020
LATAM Brasil July 2020 International operations as of 23JUN20

Published on 26.05.2020
LATAM Airlines Brasil Long-Haul operations as of 25MAY20, eff. JUN-OCT20

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Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Brazil
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Brazil unless they hold health insurance for the duration of their stay in Brazil that covers at least R$ 30,000 reais and is written in Portuguese or English.
  • This does not apply to:
    • Nationals and permanent residents of Brazil,
    • Passengers in transit,
    • Passengers travelling as students in Brazil.
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Flight Restrictions

published 08.07.2020
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter until 29 July 2020.
– This does not apply to nationals and residents of Brazil.
– This does not apply to an immediate family member or a curator of a national of Brazil. Spouses of a national of Brazil must have a Brazilian marriage certificate. If the certificate is not issued by Brazil, it must be apostilled by a consulate. A non-official translation in Portuguese is also required.
– This does not apply to passengers traveling on business.
– This does not apply to merchant seamen.
2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result.
– This does not apply to nationals and residents of Brazil.
– This does not apply to merchant seamen.
3. Passengers must arrive at one of the following airports: Brasilia DF (BSB), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU), Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP).

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Quarantine

Quarantine Requirement- Unknown where, dependent on local federal state.

Quarantine measures are in place in Rio de Janeiro, Belém do Pará, São Luís do Maranhão and Fortaleza.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

Travellers must present a medical declaration that shows they have not tested positive for COVID-19 from a doctor or health authority.

Vaccination

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

Recommended for all travellers aged 9 months or over going to the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Distrito
Federal (including the capital city of Brasília), Espirito Santo, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso
do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraná, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa
Catarina, Sao Paulo, Tocantins; as well as to designated areas of Bahia State. Vaccination is also recommended
for travellers visiting Iguazu Falls.

Not recommended for travellers whose itineraries are limited to areas not listed above, including the cities of
Fortaleza and Recife.

Malaria (2019)
Malaria risk due to P. vivax (88.8%), P. falciparum (10.6%) and mixed infections (0.5%) exists in most
forested areas below 900 m within the nine states of the Amazon region (Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Maranhão,
Mato Grosso [northern part], Pará [except Belém City], Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins [western part]).

Transmission intensity varies from one municipality to another and is higher in jungle-mining areas, in
agricultural settlements, in indigenous areas, and in some peripheral urban areas of Cruzeiro do Sul, Manaus
and Pôrto Velho. Malaria also occurs on the periphery of large cities such as Boa Vista, Macapá, Maraba, Rio

Branco and Santarém. In the states outside the administrative region of Amazonas, the risk of malaria
transmission is negligible or non-existent, but there is a residual risk of P. vivax transmission in Atlantic forest
areas of the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo. Detailed information on the
epidemiological situation of malaria in Brazil is available at www.saude.gov.br/malaria.
WHO recommended prevention in risk areas: B in P. vivax risk areas; C in P. falciparum risk areas

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Full Restrictions

  • Brazil Government reopens international air travel to foreign tourists (Reuters, 29.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Brazil has reopened air borders. Limited direct commercial flights are operating. Non-resident foreign nationals are allowed to enter Brazil by air, except at airports in the states of Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraiba, Rondonia, Rio Grande do Sul and Tocantins. This is subject to regular entry requirements. Short term travellers staying up to 90 days in Brazil will need to present the airline company proof of travel insurance with complete coverage for the duration of their stay. Brazil has closed its land borders, except to Brazilian citizens, resident foreign nationals and foreign spouses, children, parents or guardians of a Brazilian national (until 28 August). The Brazilian government has also imposed a ban on foreigners disembarking in any port or other maritime location on Brazilian territory regardless of their nationality. The restriction does not apply to resident foreigners and foreign spouses, children, parents or custodians of a Brazilian national.
    ** Transit: Passengers are allowed to freely transit as long as they do not leave the international airport area and have a ticket for onward travel.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Restrictions vary from city to city. The use of face masks in streets, public spaces such as parks, and on public transport including taxis is mandatory across the country. There are additional local requirements for the compulsory use of masks in other places, such as shops and gyms, in various cities including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasília. Social isolation measures have been lifted to an extent in some parts of the country, but localised lockdowns continue to varying degrees. You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them. Failing to comply with these rules may result in a fine. Some accommodation options are open such as hotels, hostels and private rentals but this varies area by area. Some popular beach areas remain closed to non-residents. Check with your accommodation provider what facilities, including restaurants, are available. The situation varies around Brazil, Many non-essential services that were closed (i.e. restaurants, shops and bars) are now starting to reopen in some cities. Some tourist attractions, cinemas and theatres remain closed, and in Rio de Janeiro access to the beach is restricted to exercise only. In practice this means that you can now go to the beach, but that the barracas which rent out umbrellas and chairs are not operating. Face masks are mandatory in public in cities including Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Brasilia, Salvador, and Sao Paulo.

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    31.08.2020
  • Brazil Government reopens international air travel to foreign tourists (Reuters, 29.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Limited direct commercial flights are operating. Non-resident foreign nationals are allowed to enter Brazil by air, except at airports in the states of Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraiba, Rondonia, Rio Grande do Sul and Tocantins. This is subject to regular entry requirements. Short term travellers staying up to 90 days in Brazil will need to present the airline company proof of travel insurance with complete coverage for the duration of their stay. Brazil has closed its land borders, except to Brazilian citizens, resident foreign nationals and foreign spouses, children, parents or guardians of a Brazilian national (until 28 August). The Brazilian government has also imposed a ban on foreigners disembarking in any port or other maritime location on Brazilian territory regardless of their nationality. The restriction does not apply to resident foreigners and foreign spouses, children, parents or custodians of a Brazilian national.
    ** Transit: Passengers are allowed to freely transit as long as they do not leave the international airport area and have a ticket for onward travel.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Restrictions vary from city to city. The use of face masks in streets, public spaces such as parks, and on public transport including taxis is mandatory across the country. There are additional local requirements for the compulsory use of masks in other places, such as shops and gyms, in various cities including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasília. Social isolation measures have been lifted to an extent in some parts of the country, but localised lockdowns continue to varying degrees. You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them. Failing to comply with these rules may result in a fine. Some accommodation options are open such as hotels, hostels and private rentals but this varies area by area. Some popular beach areas remain closed to non-residents. Check with your accommodation provider what facilities, including restaurants, are available. The situation varies around Brazil, Many non-essential services that were closed (i.e. restaurants, shops and bars) are now starting to reopen in some cities. Some tourist attractions, cinemas and theatres remain closed, and in Rio de Janeiro access to the beach is restricted to exercise only. In practice this means that you can now go to the beach, but that the barracas which rent out umbrellas and chairs are not operating. Face masks are mandatory in public in cities including Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Brasilia, Salvador, and Sao Paulo.

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    31.07.2020
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    International restrictions:

    There are a number of scheduled flights to Europe and the US, but capacity is limited.Passengers are allowed to transit as long as they do not leave the international airport area and have a ticket for onward travel.
    Foreign passengers are currently prohibited from entering Brazil. There are some exceptions, including: foreigners resident in Brazil; foreign spouses, children, parents or guardians of a Brazilian national; passengers in international transit as long as they do not leave international airport area; airline crews. Other exceptions may apply. Brazil has closed its land borders, except to Brazilian citizens and resident foreign nationals. The Brazilian government has also imposed a ban on foreigners disembarking in any port or other maritime location on Brazilian territory regardless of their nationality. The restriction does not apply to resident foreigners and foreign spouses, children, parents or custodians of a Brazilian national. Disembarking will only be permitted when medical assistance is required or to catch a connecting flight back to the country of residence.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Restrictions vary from city to city. The use of face masks in public, including on public transport and in taxis and in shops (where open) is now compulsory in various cities including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasília. Localised lockdowns continue to varying degrees. You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them. Failing to comply with these rules may result in a fine.
    Some accommodation options remain open such as hotels, hostels and private rentals but this varies area by area. Some popular beach areas remain closed to non-residents.
    Set out any local regulations on shops, restaurants, bars, beaches, other leisure activities, large gatherings, particularly focused on actions BNs will need to take and steps that local authorities may take e.g. closing beaches
    The situation varies around Brazil with many non-essential services that were closed (i.e. restaurants, shops and bars) now starting to reopen. Tourist attractions, cinemas and theatres many remain closed and in Rio de Janeiro access to the beach is restricted to exercise only. In practice this means that you can now go to the beach, but that the barracas which rent out umbrellas and chairs are not operating.

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    10.07.2020
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    International restrictions:

    The Brazilian Government is currently banning the entry for all foreign passengers by air. Brazil extended the decree that foreigners are banned from entering the country by air, land, and sea for 15 days (through July 5).
    There are some exceptions, including: foreigners resident in Brazil, foreign spouses, children, parents or custodians of a Brazilian national, passengers in international transit as long as they do not leave international airport area, airline crew. All air, land, and sea borders will remain closed to foreign nationals until 29 July. Those in the following categories are exempt: Brazilian citizens, born or naturalized; Permanent residents of Brazil; Foreign professionals employed by a non-governmental aid organization recognized by the Brazilian government; Foreign officials accredited by the Brazilian government; Spouse, domestic partner, son or daughter, father or mother, or caregiver of a Brazilian citizen; Any person whose entrance into Brazil is deemed by the government to be in the public interest; and travelers in transit.

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    Internal restrictions:

    In many parts of the country non-essential services are closed, including many shops, bars, restaurants, and gyms. In some cases local and intercity transport has also been suspended or is operating a reduced service. Supermarkets, bakeries, pharmacies and health centres remain open and many restaurants are offering food delivery services. Individual cities in Brazil are taking different approaches to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The use of face masks in public and in some private areas providing essential services (such as supermarkets) is now compulsory in various cities including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasília. Some cities such as Belém do Pará, São Luis do Maranhão and Fortaleza are also operating under lockdown restrictions.
    São Paulo’s Governor João Doria announced on June 26, that the existing quarantine restrictions introduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended until July 14. Despite the extension of quarantine orders, the city of São Paulo and 14 municipalities in Greater São Paulo are due to enter the “yellow phase” from Monday, July 6, and restaurants, bars, and beauty salons will be able to reopen. Most parts of São Paulo state, however, will remain in the “red phase”, which is the most restrictive. Several regions have also regressed into the “red phase” following a recent rise of COVID-19 cases, including the regions of Aracatuba, Rio Preto, Sorocaba, Bauru, and Franca. Further details on the extension and/or easing of COVID-19 measures are available on São Paulo’s government website (please copy and paste link into your browser): https://www.saopaulo.sp.gov.br/coronavirus/
    You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them.

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    06.07.2020
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    International restrictions:

    The Brazilian Government is currently banning the entry for all foreign passengers by air. Brazil extended the decree that foreigners are banned from entering the country by air, land, and sea for 15 days (through July 5).
    There are some exceptions, including: foreigners resident in Brazil, foreign spouses, children, parents or custodians of a Brazilian national, passengers in international transit as long as they do not leave international airport area, airline crew. On June 20, Brazil extended the current ban on foreigners entering the country by air, land, and sea for an additional 15 days (through July 5). Those in the following categories are exempt: Brazilian citizens, born or naturalized; Permanent residents of Brazil; Foreign professionals employed by a non-governmental aid organization recognized by the Brazilian government; Foreign officials accredited by the Brazilian government; Spouse, domestic partner, son or daughter, father or mother, or caregiver of a Brazilian citizen; Any person whose entrance into Brazil is deemed by the government to be in the public interest; and travelers in transit.

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    Internal restrictions:

    In many parts of the country non-essential services are closed, including many shops, bars, restaurants, and gyms. In some cases local and intercity transport has also been suspended or is operating a reduced service. Supermarkets, bakeries, pharmacies and health centres remain open and many restaurants are offering food delivery services. Individual cities in Brazil are taking different approaches to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The use of face masks in public and in some private areas providing essential services (such as supermarkets) is now compulsory in various cities including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasília. Some cities such as Belém do Pará, São Luis do Maranhão and Fortaleza are also operating under lockdown restrictions. You should refer to official guidance in your location for details of what preventative measures are in place and how you can comply with them.

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    26.06.2020
  • Brazil Passengers are not allowed to enter until 4 July 2020.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Brazil.
    – This does not apply to immediate family member of a national of Brazil. Spouses of a national of Brazil must have a Brazilian marriage certificate. If the certificate is not issued by Brazil, it must be apostilled by a consulate. A non-official translation in Portuguese is also required.

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    International restrictions:

    Brazil has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not citizens, residents, government employees and their family members, immediate family members of citizens, diplomats, travelers with authorization from the government, travelers with a National Migration Registry, or travelers in transit who do not leave the international area of the airport. Spouses of Brazilian nationals must have a Brazilian marriage certificate to enter the country. If the certificate is not issued by Brazil, it must be apostilled by a consulate and be accompanied by a non-official translation in Portuguese. Technical landings to refuel where passengers of restricted entry do not disembark may also enter the country.
    Land borders remain closed with exemptions for trucks carrying essential goods and people on humanitarian missions who have a permit. These countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.
    Land border with Uruguay is closed. There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country. Flights from Brazil to the US to pickup as outlined on the US embassy website.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The US embassy has advised travellers to be prepared for restrictions to be put in place with little-to-no advance warning. In Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro state, the authorities have suspended intercity public transport across the state. Cities have been implementing lockdown measures: some municipalities in
    Para state until 24 May. Recife (the capital of Pernambuco state) along with three other cities in the state will be on lockdown until 30 May. Rio de Janeiro has imposed vehicular restrictions in ten of the city’s districts beginning. Sao Paulo has a quarantine measure in place until 31 May. Gyms, hair salons, and beauty parlours will be included in the list of “essential services” and will be allowed to operate.

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    23.06.2020
  • Brazil Extension of country’s border closures through to 21 June (OASC, 27.05.20)

    Brazil has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not citizens, residents, government employees and their family members, immediate family members of citizens, diplomats, travelers with authorization from the government, travelers with a National Migration Registry, or travelers in transit who do not leave the international area of the airport. Spouses of Brazilian nationals must have a Brazilian marriage certificate to enter the country. If the certificate is not issued by Brazil, it must be apostilled by a consulate and be accompanied by a non-official translation in Portuguese. Technical landings to refuel where passengers of restricted entry do not disembark may also enter the country.

    Land borders remain closed with exemptions for trucks carrying essential goods and people on humanitarian missions who have a permit. These countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.
    Land border with Uruguay is closed.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country. Flights from Brazil to the US to pickup as outlined on the US embassy website.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    The US embassy has advised travellers to be prepared for restrictions to be put in place with little-to-no advance warning. In Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro state, the authorities have suspended intercity public transport across the state. Cities have been implementing lockdown measures: some municipalities in
    Para state until 24 May. Recife (the capital of Pernambuco state) along with three other cities in the state will be on lockdown until 30 May. Rio de Janeiro has imposed vehicular restrictions in ten of the city’s districts beginning. Sao Paulo has a quarantine measure in place until 31 May. Gyms, hair salons, and beauty parlours will be included in the list of “essential services” and will be allowed to operate.

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    01.06.2020
  • Brazil Brazil has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not citizens, residents, government employees and their family members, immediate family members of citizens, diplomats, travelers with authorization from the government, travelers with a National Migration Registry, or travelers in transit who do not leave the international area of the airport. Spouses of Brazilian nationals must have a Brazilian marriage certificate to enter the country. If the certificate is not issued by Brazil, it must be apostilled by a consulate and be accompanied by a non-official translation in Portuguese. Technical landings to refuel where passengers of restricted entry do not disembark may also enter the country.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Until 28 May all foreign travellers are banned entry into the country. Exceptions include: citizens and residents, family members of Brazilians, diplomats and persons traveling on behalf of the Brazilian government and crew. All-cargo operations are permitted. Also, foreigners who are in one of the land border countries and need to cross to Brazil to board a repatriation flight may enter Brazil with authorisation from Federal Police, provided the traveller goes directly to the airport, ticket in hand, and authorised by the respective embassy or consulate of both countries. All land borders with neighbouring countries are closed until 29 May. These countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Land border with Uruguay is closed until further notice. Nationals from their respective countries may enter. Brazilian nationals and residents are exempt from entry restrictions, as well as humanitarian aid and cargo trucks.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country. Flights from Brazil to the US to pickup as outlined on the US embassy website.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    The US embassy has advised travellers to be prepared for restrictions to be put in place with little-to-no advance warning. In Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro state, the authorities have suspended intercity public transport across the state. Cities have been implementing lockdown measures: some municipalities in Para state until 24 May. Recife (the capital of Pernambuco state) along with three other cities in the state will be on lockdown until 30 May. Rio de Janeiro has imposed vehicular restrictions in ten of the city’s districts beginning. Sao Paulo has a quarantine measure in place until 31 May. Gyms, hair salons, and beauty parlours will be included in the list of “essential services” and will be allowed to operate.

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    25.05.2020
  • Brazil

    Inbound restrictions:

    Until 28 May all foreign travellers are banned entry into the country. Exceptions include: citizens and residents, family members of Brazilians, diplomats and persons traveling on behalf of the Brazilian government and crew. All-cargo operations are permitted. Also, foreigners who are in one of the land border countries and need to cross to Brazil to board a repatriation flight may enter Brazil with authorisation from Federal Police, provided the traveller goes directly to the airport, ticket in hand, and authorised by the respective embassy or consulate of both countries. All land borders with neighbouring countries are closed until 29 May. These countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Land border with Uruguay is closed until further notice. Nationals from their respective countries may enter. Brazilian nationals and residents are exempt from entry restrictions, as well as humanitarian aid and cargo trucks.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country. Flights from Brazil to the US to pickup as outlined on the US embassy website.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    The US embassy has advised travellers to be prepared for restrictions to be put in place with little-to-no advance warning. In Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro state, the authorities have suspended intercity public transport across the state. Cities have been implementing lockdown measures: some municipalities in Para state until 24 May. Recife (the capital of Pernambuco state) along with three other cities in the state will be on lockdown until 30 May. Rio de Janeiro has imposed vehicular restrictions in ten of the city’s districts beginning. Sao Paulo has a quarantine measure in place until 31 May. Gyms, hair salons, and beauty parlours will be included in the list of “essential services” and will be allowed to operate.

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    22.05.2020
  • Brazil Governor of Sao Paulo extends COVID-19 quarantine to 31 May (Bloomberg, 08.05.2020) Passengers are not allowed to enter Brazil. This does not apply to: – Nationals of Brazil; – Passengers who reside in Brazil; – Foreign professionals in a mission in the service of an international body, if it is duly identified; – Foreign employee accredited to the Brazilian Government; – Immediate family member of a national of Brazil; – Passengers with an authorization issued by Brazilian Government; – Passengers with a National Migration Registry; – Technical landing to refuel where passengers of restricted nationalities are not disembarking; – Passengers in international transit if they do not leave the international area of the airport and the country of destination admits their entry.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Until 28 May all foreign travellers are banned entry into the country. Exceptions include: citizens and residents, family members of Brazilians, diplomats and persons traveling on behalf of the Brazilian government and crew. All-cargo operations are permitted. Also, foreigners who are in one of the land border countries and need to cross to Brazil to board a repatriation flight may enter Brazil with authorisation from Federal Police, provided the traveller goes directly to the airport, ticket in hand, and authorised by the respective embassy or consulate of both countries. All land borders with neighbouring countries are closed until 29 May. These countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Land border with Uruguay is closed until 20 May. Brazilian nationals and residents are exempt from entry restrictions, as well as humanitarian aid and cargo trucks.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    In Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro state, the authorities have suspended intercity public transport across the state. Cities have been implementing lockdown measures. Sao Luis (Maranhao state) lockdown is in place until 14 May. Fortaleza (Ceara state) from 8 May until 20 May. Some municipalities in Para state from 7 May until 17 May. Recife (the capital of Pernambuco state) along with three other cities in the state will be on lockdown from 16 May – 30 May. Rio de Janeiro will impose vehicular restrictions in ten of the city’s districts beginning on 12 May. Sao Paulo governor has extended the quarantine until 31 May. On 11 May, President Bolsonaro announced that gyms, hair salons, and beauty parlors will be included in the list of “essential services” and will be allowed to operate.

    Source: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm https://br.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ International SOS

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    12.05.2020
  • Brazil Governor of Sao Paulo extends COVID-19 quarantine to 31 May (Bloomberg, 08.05.2020)

    Passengers are not allowed to enter Brazil.
    This does not apply to: – Nationals of Brazil; – Passengers who reside in Brazil; – Foreign professionals in a mission in the service of an international body, if it is duly identified; – Foreign employee accredited to the Brazilian Government; – Immediate family member of a national of Brazil; – Passengers with an authorization issued by Brazilian Government; – Passengers with a National Migration Registry; – Technical landing to refuel where passengers of restricted nationalities are not disembarking; – Passengers in international transit if they do not leave the international area of the airport and the country of destination admits their entry.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Until 28 May all foreign travellers are banned entry into the country. Exceptions include: citizens and residents, family members of Brazilians, diplomats and persons traveling on behalf of the Brazilian government and crew. All-cargo operations are permitted. Also, foreigners who are in one of the land border countries and need to cross to Brazil to board a repatriation flight may enter Brazil with authorisation from Federal Police, provided the traveller goes directly to the airport, ticket in hand, and authorised by the respective embassy or consulate of both countries. All land borders with neighbouring countries are closed until 29 May. These countries include: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Land border with Uruguay is closed until 20 May. Brazilian nationals and residents are exempt from entry restrictions, as well as humanitarian aid and cargo trucks.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    The US embassy has advised travellers to be prepared for restrictions to be put in place with little-to-no advance warning. In Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro state, the authorities have suspended intercity public transport across the state. Cities have been implementing lockdown measures. Sao Luis (Maranhao state) lockdown is in place until 14 May. Fortaleza (Ceara state) from 8 May until 20 May. Some municipalities in Para state from 7 May until 17 May.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information
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