Poland to extends flight ban to 45 countries until August 25

According to the draft, the ban will not apply to international flights ordained or consented to by the Prime Minister or carried out for the needs of the Polish Armed Forces and allied forces. Aleksander Koźmiński/PAP

The Polish government wants to extend its ban on international flights to August 25, 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, with 45 countries on the banned list, the government wrote on Friday in a draft decree on the extension.

The document prohibits landings of international passenger flights from airports located in 45 countries at airports entered in the register of civil airports and landing sites.

The list includes: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Saint Thomas and Prince, Russia, Brazil, Andorra, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Swaziland, Mexico, Israel, Qatar, Kuwait, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Gabon, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Kosovo, Costa Rica, Macedonia, Maldives, Moldova, Panama, Peru, South Africa, El Salvador, Serbia, Singapore, Suriname, Cape Verde, Romania, United States, Oman, Luxembourg, Bolivia, Bahamas.

According to the draft, the ban will not apply to international flights ordained or consented to by the Prime Minister or carried out for the needs of the Polish Armed Forces and allied forces.