Due to new restrictions imposed by the government, which limit passenger access to a quota of 600 people, Argentina has become part of a group Countries most restrict when accessing their borders by air. This is indicated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which brings together airlines from all over the world, which has requested an urgent meeting with the Argentine authorities, warning that the new measure ordered by President Alberto Fernandez will strand thousands of travelers.
“Argentina is the only country that has restrictions on the number of passengers per day. No other country in the world has it.” Peter Cerda, Regional Vice President of Entity, CNN Radio.
consultation Nation IATA sources argued: “There are restrictions in many countries, such as Canada which only allows international access at four airports, or Australia and New Zealand which have somewhat closed borders. But the problem is that Argentina decided without upfront to reduce and He did not specify how 600 passengers would be distributed On the day, though, the lines already have licensed and booked flights.”
Yesterday, the government distributed a document stating that “more than a hundred countries opened their borders with restrictions as is the case in our country.”
The fact is that restrictions on access to Argentina account for an average of three daily international flights to EzeizaIn recent months, with the movement of 3,000 passengers, eight to nine arrivals were running per day, according to sources in the sector (before the pandemic, the flow was about 33,000 people per day).
Meanwhile, most countries, besides burdening mobility restrictions and entry difficulties, passenger flow It is maintained with certain specific requirements for locals and essential travelers, but this A certain share that has not been thought of in the number of passengers. In fact, it can be seen in the number of upcoming flights.
Depending on the situation, within the region, Uruguay The borders of the state are kept closed to non-residents, except for exceptions for diplomatic, personal or economic-labor reasons, with express authorization from the executive branch. However, Montevideo’s Carrasco Airport estimates that it will receive five international flights today. At the same time Chile, Although it ordered a closure until the end of June, restricting entry only to residents and essential travelers, international arrivals did not stop: on Saturday, 10 flights from abroad entered Santiago, yesterday there were 11, the average is between eight and 13 daily trip. .
a Brazil You can enter freely regardless of nationality, but a negative PCR is required 72 hours in advance, and depending on the destination city, the passenger may be required to quarantine this part, Peru It also maintains a limited opening and Lima received eight international flights yesterday.
in Europe, Germany It has restricted arrivals from Portugal and Russia, and allows entry to those with German citizenship or residence permits. Yesterday she had more than 60 arrivals, just in Frankfurt. Former Soviet Republic Azerbaijan It maintains the ban on international income, but yesterday it received five international flights for its residents.
Yes good New Zealand It suspended until tomorrow the “air bubble” that it kept with Australia and allowed it to receive flights from the neighboring country without the need for quarantine, and for the first hours of the day it had scheduled eight flights from Sydney.
by your side Spain It has limited income for travelers from the UK, who now have to submit a negative PCR or vaccination (with all doses). Restrictions start operating within 72 hours and Madrid’s Barajas Airport expects four flights to arrive this morning from London. In the Iberian Peninsula nation, travelers from Japan, China, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Israel, South Korea, Thailand and Rwanda are allowed entry because they are classified by the European Union as safe, as long as they are vaccinated. However, while not on the list, eight flights are scheduled from Mexico City, two from Buenos Aires and four from Lisbon in Portugal, among others expected to be added as the day progresses.
The Solomon Islands, an archipelago located in Oceania and home to just over half a million people, plans to receive five international flights between today and tomorrow. Two from Malaysia, two from Australia and one from the Republic of Vanuatu.
Sydney, IN Australia , It is closed to tourists, but at least a dozen international flights have entered. In South Africa, Botswana It kept its borders open, but with some restrictions, and there were six scheduled arrivals. Most of them are from Johannesburg, South Africa.
in the Asian continent, Thailand It keeps its borders officially closed and travelers who want to arrive can only do so by plane, with an entry permit issued by the embassy and serve a 14-day quarantine in officially licensed hotels, even if they have been vaccinated. In Bangkok there were eight international arrivals.