The Civil Aviation Authority has issued a new message expanding the directive on inland air travel, to and from the islands, until 06:00 hrs on 08/30/2021.
Passengers traveling from mainland Greece to the islands must have a vaccination certificate or negative test result (PCR 72 hours / RAPID 48 hours), or a certificate of previous illness. To return from the islands, passengers upon boarding must present: a certificate of vaccination or a certificate of illness, or a negative test (PCR 72 hours / QUICK 48 hours / self-test 24 hours). For children 12-17 years old, in both directions, a 24-hour self-test is required.
All passengers on domestic flights, when flying to the islands and back, must meet one of the following conditions:
Present a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, which was completed 14 days before travel. For foreigners arriving from abroad, the certificate must be issued by a state authority, and all information is indicated in Greek, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Russian. The document must indicate: name, type of vaccine, number of doses. Travelers can carry with them the European digital certificate COVID-19 (EU DIGITAL COVID-19 CERTIFICATE) in digital or printed form, as well as certificates from third countries, with information about vaccinations or the last test (rapid test). 48 hours or 72 hours PCR) or COVID-19 coronavirus disease. Have a negative result either in a laboratory test for COVID-19 coronavirus by PCR, within the last seventy-two hours before the trip, or within forty-eight hours of a quick test.
Alternatively, when returning from the islands to the mainland, there is the option of landing with a negative self-test certificate completed twenty four hours prior to travel.