The government extended the state of alert in Romania by another 30 days. The provisions of Government Decision 668 on commercial flights!
As of August 16, 2020, the alert status is extended by another 30 days. The state of alert continues in Romania for a period of another 30 days without additional restrictive measures and, depending on the evolution of the epidemiological situation, this state of alert will be adapted to the new conditions as far as this will allow. The decision was taken by Government Decision 668 of August 14, 2020.
The provisions of Government Decision 668 on commercial flights!
1. Suspension of flights by aviation economic operators to and from countries not subject to the quarantine / isolation exception
According to Annex 3, Article 4, under the conditions art. 5 para. (3) lit. d) of Law no. 55/2020, as subsequently amended, the following measures shall be established:
1. Suspension of flights performed by economic operators in aviation to and from countries not subject to the quarantine / isolation exception established by the National Institute of Public Health and approved by the National Committee for Emergency Situations and from these countries to Romania for all airports in Romania, according to art. 37 of Law no. 55/2020, with subsequent amendments, is approved by decision of the National Committee for Emergency Situations.
2. The following categories of flights are exempted from the provisions of point 1:
a) performed with state aircraft;
b) freight and / or mail;
c) humanitarian or emergency medical services;
d) for search-rescue or intervention in emergency situations, at the request of a public authority in Romania;
e) with the purpose of transporting the technical intervention teams, at the request of the economic operators established in Romania;
f) non-commercial technical landings;
g) aircraft positioning, without commercial ferry cargo;
h) technical, in order to perform works on aircraft;
i) carried out by air carriers licensed to operate in accordance with European Union regulations, by irregular flights (charter), for the transport of seasonal workers or for the repatriation of foreign nationals from Romania to other states, with the approval of the Romanian Civil Aviation Authority and the competent authority of state of destination;
j) carried out by air carriers holding an operating license in accordance with European Union regulations, by irregular flights (charter), from other states to Romania, for the repatriation of Romanian citizens, with the approval of the Romanian Civil Aviation Authority, based on the agreement of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry Foreign Affairs;
k) performed by air carriers licensed to operate in accordance with European Union regulations, by charter flights, for the transport of workers in the transport sector provided for in Annex no. 3 to the Communication on the implementation of Green Lanes under the Guidelines on border management measures to protect health and ensure the availability of essential goods and services - C (2020) 1.897, of 23 March 2020, from Romania to other states and from other states to Romania, with the approval of the Romanian Civil Aviation Authority, of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of the competent authority of the destination state.
More information can be found by accessing the link in the Official Gazette: Decision no. 668/2020 on the extension of the state of alert on the Romanian territory starting with August 16, 2020, as well as the establishment of the measures applied during it to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.