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Executive Decree issued to open international flights on October 12

The Government of Panama promulgated Executive Decree No. 372 that authorizes the reactivation of international aviation in the country as of next Monday, October 12, 2020, after seven months of suspension.
The reopening will be governed according to what is established in Executive Decree No. 1089 of September 23, 2020, which defines the health measures for nationals, residents or foreigners who enter the country, while the State of National Emergency is maintained due to the pandemic of COVID-19.

In accordance with this decree, any national, resident or foreign person who intends to enter Panamanian territory, will present upon arrival, a certificate of swab / PCR or negative antigen test, with a maximum of 48 hours, and may enter the country without need to comply with mandatory isolation.

Those who do not carry said certificate upon arrival, the decree indicates, will have the obligation to carry out a quick test, prior to their registration in airport migration, which will be charged at the cost of the traveler, who must pay 50 dollars.

International commercial aviation and passenger transport flights were suspended since March 22 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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