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Press release from Ministry of Infrastructure

Ban on flights from United Kingdom extended


The Government decided today to extend the ban on flights from the United Kingdom to Sweden from 16.00 on 23 December 2020 until 31 December 2020.

The Government today took a decision to extend the entry ban on all passenger flights from the UK to Sweden. The flight ban initially came into force on Monday 21 December.

The Government has instructed the Swedish Transport Agency to revoke this decision if the Public Health Agency of Sweden deems it justifiable in terms of disease control.

The Government has also instructed the Public Health Agency of Sweden to immediately inform the Swedish Transport Agency if the disease control situation is such that the decision can be revoked.

The decision does not apply to all flights. Cargo flights and ambulance flights are exempted.

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