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Government Lifts Restrictions On Flying From UK In Full Alarm

The Government lifts restrictions on flying from the United Kingdom in full alarm about tourism at Easter. It extends them from Brazil and South Africa until April 13, but not from the British territory. The arrival of tourists to Spain in full armor of Holy Week: whose responsibility is it?

The Government has extended this Tuesday the restrictions to arrive from Brazil or from South Africa (make a stopover in Spain), which will be in force until April 13. However, it has not done the same with the limitations to fly to Spain from the United Kingdom , which since December only allows Spanish and Andorran nationals or British residents. At the gates of Easter and in full alarm over the arrival of European tourists, the Government once again opens the door to arrivals from the United Kingdom.

Passenger control in Barajas.
The arrival of tourists to Spain in full armor of Holy Week confronts the administrations and reaches the EU. “The extension of flight restrictions is maintained with South Africa and Brazil, not with the United Kingdom. The situation in relation to the Schengen Area can now be normalized ,” said the Government spokeswoman, María Jesús Montero . London is still part of the UK, even though it no longer belongs to the EU.

As such, British citizens who want to reach Spain will be required to have a negative PCR carried out a maximum of 72 hours in advance, like the rest of European countries.

Another thing is if the British will be able or will want to come, since the Government of London will impose fines of up to 6,000 euros to citizens who leave the country to go on vacation.

Passenger control in Barajas.
The arrival of tourists to Spain in full armor of Holy Week confronts the administrations and reaches the EU. “The extension of flight restrictions is maintained with South Africa and Brazil, not with the United Kingdom. The situation in relation to the Schengen Area can now be normalized ,” said the Government spokeswoman, María Jesús Montero . London is still part of the UK, even though it no longer belongs to the EU.

As such, British citizens who want to reach Spain will be required to have a negative PCR carried out a maximum of 72 hours in advance, like the rest of European countries.

Another thing is if the British will be able or will want to come, since the Government of London will impose fines of up to 6,000 euros to citizens who leave the country to go on vacation.

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