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And from Rome we fly again

People who have been vaccinated with a negative smear made within 3 days of boarding the plane will be able to enter the country. Applause and celebration in Fiumicino for the departure of United flights to Newark and Delta to Atlanta

Therefore, the United States is reopening its borders to foreign visitors who have been fully vaccinated, after a 20-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The entry ban was imposed by the Trump administration and targeted non-US citizens from 30 countries, including the European Union, the United Kingdom, China and India.

Airlines are waiting for the influx of tourists and visitors to resume. Under the new rules in place, foreign visitors will have to prove they have received the Covid vaccine before departure and a negative test three days after boarding. Quarantine will not be required.

The United States is one of the major transcontinental markets, and the date of November 8 is fundamental for air transport as the United States, already in the summer of 2021, represented one of the main transcontinental flows recovering after Covid thanks to the possibility for American tourists to be able to enter Italy without credit isolation through protocols Flight tested due to coronavirus, and thus thanks to the partial easing of entry restrictions to Italy which came into effect from mid-June 2021. This year, in fact, nearly half a million passengers have resumed travel to/from the United States on flights Straight from Fiumicino.

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“The reopening of the US borders to vaccinated tourists and travelers from the European Union – stated Ivan Passato, Director of Aviation Operations at Aeroporti di Roma – is a very positive and heartbreaking sign for the future. The pandemic has hit hard. All sectors and especially air transport are struggling to return to Its nature. After a year and a half halting air travel at unprecedented levels in history, the US administration’s decision represents a real impetus for the aviation sector and a first step towards reopening our economies.”


Harold Manning

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