MTC suspends flights from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil | News

Measures to reduce infection risk from covid-19 are still in place. For this reason, the Department of Transport and Communications (MTC) has extended the suspension of flights from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil, from 1 to 15 May 2021.

Ministerial Resolution No. 374-2021-MTC / 01, published today in the Official Gazette of El Peruano, aims to prevent the spread of covid-19 in the current health emergency. The decision is part of the ongoing analysis conducted by the various bodies of the executive branch.

It should be noted that governments in the region and Europe have placed limited and focused restrictions on countries where new types of Coronavirus have been recorded, such as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.

The previous suspension of flights from the aforementioned countries was approved by Ministerial Resolution No. 335-2021-MTC / 01, which went into effect from April 16 to April 30.

Transportation and Communications Minister Eduardo Gonzalez urged passengers and the general public to “not lower their caution” and to continue implementing measures that prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, such as using a mask and a face shield and washing hands. And social distancing.

In the same vein, Gonzalez reiterated to international air transport passengers that to enter Peru they must present a negative molecular test for covid-19, which is performed 72 hours before the flight; Complete an affidavit of health clearance and geolocation online and wear a mask and face shield at all times when staying on board and at the airport.

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