Embassy and Consulates in Italy seek alternative routes to Spaniards affected by flight ban

Thus, from the Spanish Embassy in the Italian capital as well as from the Consulates General in Genoa, Milan, Naples and Rome, all communication channels are open to serve Spanish citizens affected by the flight ban, they have indicated Europe Press diplomatic sources.

The Executive of Pedro Sánchez has agreed on Tuesday the ban on direct flights from Italy to Spain from 00.00 on March 11 until 00.00 on the next day 25. This measure has been taken hours after Monday the Government Italian will expand the exceptional measures to fight the coronavirus throughout the country, thereby prohibiting all displacements.

However, the Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, explained that they will continue to be able to fly State aircraft, exclusive cargo flights and all positional, humanitarian, medical or emergency flights, and stops may be made for non-commercial purposes provided that do not allow the descent of passengers.

Following these measures, both the Embassy and the Consulates in Italy are trying to help Spaniards find alternative solutions to the flight ban and are making the necessary arrangements with travel agencies to see the possibilities that companies and tour operators can offer to those affected.


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