International Flights

Before You Travel

Essential information to enter the UK

The United Kingdom is taking steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

1) To protect your health and others’, everyone must complete an online passenger locator form before arrival in the United Kingdom.

2) You may be required to self-isolate for 10 days on arrival. Check the exempt countries list immediately before you travel as this list can change at short notice.

3) It is a legal requirement that you wear a face-covering on public transport in the UK.

4) From 04:00 on Monday 18th January 2021, all inbound passengers travelling to the UK will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test, taken up to 72 hours prior to departure. This includes UK citizens and those transiting airside via a UK airport. A limited number of exceptions are set out on the gov.uk website.

Please continue to check the gov.uk website regularly as further information will be provided regarding testing standards and what passengers will be required to have with them at check-in and at the UK border.

Failure to comply with the above measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. Please visit www.gov.uk/uk-border-control for detailed public health advice and requirements for entering the UK.

Please note, you cannot submit your form more than 48 hours in advance of your arrival into the UK.

There are exemptions for some key workers, further details can also be found at - gov.uk/uk-border-control 

There are also exemptions for those arriving into the UK from the Channel Islands, Isle of Man & Republic of Ireland - though you should familiarise yourself with full details at - gov.uk/uk-border-control

Residents of Scotland or those entering Scotland only.

There is a differing list of exempt countries

 

Republic of Ireland Border Rules

For those travelling on flights into the ROI from the UK

The Irish Government requires that some arriving passengers self-isolate for 14 days.

You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with these rules before travelling at - gov.ie/en/publication/e885b2-covid-19-coronavirus-travel-advice/ 

It is a legal requirement to complete an Ireland Passenger Locator Form before your arrival - you can find this here

 

 

Advanced Passenger Information (APIS)

These requirements are in addition to Advanced Passenger Information (APIS). We are required by law to collect travel document information from you.

Please submit this to us no later than 48 hours before your departure, to avoid delays at the airport. You can do this by visiting "Manage My Booking".