Poland extends flight ban to nine countries until December 8

The ban prohibits the landing of international passenger flights at Polish airports from airports located in nine countries. Darek Delmanowicz/PAP

The Polish government has extended a ban on international flights to nine countries until December 8, 2020, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

The decree comes into force on November 24 and expires on December 8.

The ban prohibits the landing of international passenger flights at Polish airports from airports located in nine countries.

The list includes: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Jordan, Armenia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and the United States, excluding the states of Illinois and New York.

According to the decree, the ban will not apply to international flights organised or agreed to by the prime minister or carried out for the needs of the Polish Armed Forces and allied forces.