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Notice

Information for Passengers Subject to Measures Applied by the Czech Government

CZECH GOVERNMENT DECREE EFFECTIVE 16 MARCH 2020*:

- A ban on entry to the territory of the Czech Republic for all foreigners except for foreigners with permanent or temporary (over 90 day-long) residency in the Czech Republic

- A ban on travelling abroad for all Czech citizens. Foreigners with permanent residency or over 90-day-long temporary residency in the Czech Republic can leave the Czech Republic without possibility to return during the state of emergency.

The updated list of countries included in the declared risk area is available here

If you are subject to said measures, please do not travel to Václav Havel Airport Prague.

We recommend that you contact your air carrier or your ticketing agent regarding an alternative solution.

The current operational information from the airport can be found HERE.

The information on the prevention of the spread of coronavirus can be found HERE.

*To review exceptions to travel restrictions, please visit the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic’s website

We advise you to arrive at the airport well ahead of time. If you have to check-in your baggage, we recommend that you arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. If you travel with hand baggage only and if you already have your boarding pass, it is not necessary for you to get there so early; however, we advise you to be at the airport well in advance. The gate generally closes 30-40 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time. For more information, contact your air carrier.