Poles can fly to more countries as gov't lifts further travel bans

A new government decree lifts travel bans to European Free Trade Association, European Economic Area and European Union member countries, as well as Switzerland, with the exception of Sweden and Portugal. Leszek Szymański/PAP

From July 1, the Polish government has lifted restrictions on air travel to such countries as the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, South Korea and Ukraine.

A new government decree lifts travel bans to European Free Trade Association, European Economic Area and European Union member countries, as well as Switzerland, with the exception of Sweden and Portugal.

The United Kingdom, which was earlier seen as an unsafe destination, has been added to the whitelist as well.

Poles will also be able to fly to Montenegro, Georgia, Japan, Canada, Albania, South Korea and Ukraine.