State of emergency for the management of the health crisis of Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, if you are travelling,  check with your airline before going to the airport and remember that the use of a mask is compulsory for indoor public spaces and outdoors when impossible to keep the safety distance. Follow the hygiene measures at all times, keep a distance with anyone and collect your bags individually.

The Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE) has published Royal Decree 463/2020, approved on 14 March by the extraordinary Council of Ministers, which declares the State of emergency in Spain to slow down the advance of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

This exceptional measure establishes conditions for the movement of citizens and economic activity, with measures that affect transportation and customs transit.

As from 0.00 hours on 15 May and until the end of the State of Alarm internal maritime and air border controls are restored temporarily. Entry into the national territory will only be allowed to nationals and residents in Spain, among other cases. From then on all international travellers coming into Spain must quarantine themselves for 14 days following their arrival and remain in their home or accommodation and they will go out only to buy food, pharmaceuticals or essential items, to go to healthcare centres or to carry out essential work activity and always wearing a facemask.

Commercial or private flights originating from any airport located in the peninsular territory and destination any airport located in the Canary Islands and Balearic Islands are prohibited from 0.00 hours on 19 March. Take into account that some flights are still scheduled: Decree TMA/246/2020 (Canary)* y Decree TMA/247/2020 (Balearics)

Flights between any airport in the peninsular territory and Melilla and helicopter flights between any airport or heliport in the peninsular territory and Ceuta are prohibited from 0.00 hours on 17 March.

Travel is discouraged except for reasons that cannot be postponed. If this is your case, remember to  check with your airline always before flying.

*The daily flight between Gran Canaria and Bilbao established in article 2 of Decree TMA/246/2020 (Canary Islands) has been cancelled and is no longer operated.

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