In the context of the COVID pandemic, we do our best to offer to all BLUE AIR passengers resources and information on travel restrictions and conditions in Europe. In the list below you can find informations and links to the forms (Passenger Locator Forms) for each country to which we operate flights. These documents must be filled in before the flight according to the local authorities and the Foreign Ministries of each state. Completing the forms is mandatory in order to be able to embark for the respective countries.
You can visit the official website of the European Union on travel restrictions, as well as the IATA website.
Due to the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic at European level, please always check the travel restrictions and conditions with the authorities of the country you are traveling to and on the website of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: https://mae.ro/
Useful links and informations
Passengers traveling to Romania are obliged, upon entering the territory of the country, to present the Declaration of entry into Romania in printed format. This statement can be completed here. If you cannot complete and print before the flight, the statements are also available on board Blue Air aircraft.
All passengers (including British citizens and residents) are required to have a negative COVID-19 test performed up to 72 hours before take-off.
It is recommended to have the results in English language. If it is in Romanian, it must have all the important information such as name and surname of the passenger, type of test, test result + date and time of testing.
Please, advise that the fine for passengers entering the UK without a test is GBP 500 and even if they have the test, the passengers will still need to be in quarantine/isolation for 10 days.
Passengers who will not have the test will be refused to travel.
Passengers are required to continue to complete their current PLF online: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Here is a list of locations and contact details where the COVID-19 test can be done:
London Luton passengers can schedule tests using this link: www.london-luton.co.uk/testing
Passengers traveling to the UK are required to submit the following form upon entry into the country.
Persons who, between 21 December 2020 and 6 January 2021, stayed or transited a C-list country, including Romania, for reasons other than (for example, tourism or a non-essential visit to relatives and friends) than those necessary on their return to Italy, starting with January 7, they are subject to self-isolation for 14 days, even if they have performed a COVID-19 test. If the stay / transit in the countries / territories on list C was carried out for reasons of necessity, there is an obligation to present a negative test for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, performed within 48 hours prior to entry into Italy. At the moment, Romania is in Category C of countries with a high risk of infection (according to the Italian government).
Please access the following link for a questionnaire that is helpful in finding useful answers: https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/returningtoitaly.html
We do not refuse passengers if they do not have the test at check-in. Who does not present it, will make it to the destination for a fee + isolation at home.
For other information, please access:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to / from Italy: https://www.mae.ro/travel-conditions/3711
All passengers traveling to Spain are required to complete the passenger location form and submit the QR code obtained after completing the form upon entry into the country. More details can be found here: www.spth.gob.es/
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to / from Spain: https://mae.ro/travel-conditions/3747
All passengers traveling to France are required to complete the passenger location form: https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage
Please also find the travel restrictions and conditions from the following link:
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to / from France: https://www.mae.ro/travel-conditions/3698
Conditions of entering Germany for passengers coming from areas at high risk of infection. The complete list of these areas can be found here: https://www.rki.de/covid-19-risikogebiete):
1. The PLF (Passenger Locator Form) has been replaced by the online procedure, so passengers must register their personal data ONLINE, accessing the website: WWW.EINREISEANMELDUNG.DE.
2. PLF forms in physical format will be accepted ONLY for those passengers who do not have the possibility to access the site mentioned above. These forms will be handed in personally by passengers to federal agents at the time of border control.
3. Passengers must present at the time of check-in and / or boarding at the Airport the proof that they have made the online check-in. It is not allowed to embark passengers who cannot prove their registration.
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to / from Germany: https://www.mae.ro/travel-conditions/3700
Please see the following links to travel information in Sweden:
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from Sweden: https://www.mae.ro/node/3750
All inbound passengers must have a negative Covid-19 test not older than 24 hours prior to boarding the aircraft. Both PCR test and anti-gene test will be accepted. Children below 12 years old are not required to have a test. In addition all arriving pax are encouraged to take a Covid-19 test upon arrival as well.
Passengers presenting a positive Covid-19 test result from a test performed between 14 days and eight weeks prior to the flight are excepted to this rule.
- Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from Denmark: https://www.mae.ro/node/51908
Starting December 29, all travellers will be required to present an official negative Covid-19 test result and a completed and signed negative test declaration (for more details please refer to https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tackling-new-coronavirus-in-the-netherlands/travel-and-holidays/negative-test-declaration-covid-19).
Airlines are required to verify that passengers comply with the following requirements:
- Have completed the mandatory negative test statement (find the link where you can download the statement) ;
- A negative PCR (a molecular PCR test - SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 must be specified);
- Have completed the mandatory health declaration.
Airlines shall control before boarding that passengers do have the negative PCR test result that is not older than 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands. Passengers who must have this negative test result but do not have it, will be refused on the flight to a Dutch airport.
Please find the following links to travel information in The Netherlands:
Please find the necessary informations before traveling to Austria:
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from Austria: https://www.mae.ro/travel-conditions/3670
Please find the necessary informations before traveling to Austria:
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from the Czech Republic: https://www.mae.ro/node/51905
By decision of the Greek Government, all passengers are required to complete the Passenger Locator Form 48 hours prior to check-in.
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from Greece: https://www.mae.ro/travel-conditions/3701
Starting with December 21, all passengers arriving in Norway (OSL) must register their arrival by completing in the form “Avkrysningsskjema innreise - Check-in form entry” which will be subject to border control, through the Norwegian authorities. The form can be downloaded in English by accessing the link: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/topics/koronavirus-covid-19/self-declaration-form-for-persons-who-are-to-undergo-entry-quarantine/id2791503/ ; electronic registration can also be done in English https://reg.entrynorway.no/. -Information about requirements and registration has been translated into different languages https://www.regjeringen.no/en/topics/koronavirus-covid-19/travel-to-norway/id2791503/
The helpline for the electronic registration form can now offer assistance in Polish, Romanian, Russian and Lithuanian by calling + 47-33412870
A telephone line for all other questions related to entry, testing and quarantine has been established telephone number + 47-21937849 (international) or 81555015 (from Norway)
Relevant information can be found and accessed at www.regjeringen.no/entry
Please access the link below for more details on travel/entry conditions in Norway: https://www.fhi.no/en/op/novel-coronavirus-facts-advice/facts-and-general-advice/travel-advice-COVID19/
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from Norvegia: https://www.mae.ro/node/51923
Starting from 08.01.2021, all passengers arriving in HEL will be tested for free against COVID-19.
The testing also applies to transit passengers on international - domestic flights.
Testing is not mandatory, but recommended.
Exceptions to testing:
- Passengers in transit on international flights;
- Passengers who already have a negative test performed 72 hours before arrival in Finland;
- Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate;
- Passengers who have a certificate issued by a doctor / medical institution, according to which they have already been infected in the last 6 months.
More information can be found in the following links:
https://raja.fi/en/guidelines-for-border-traffic-during-pandemic - available until 12.01.2021.
COVID-19 Finland application: https://www.finentry.fi/en/
Passengers traveling to Ireland, including Irish citizens, are required by the Irish authorities to complete and submit the Passenger Locator Form. It can be completed online here: https://cvd19plf-prod1.powerappsportals.com/en-us/. The form must be completed 48 hours before arrival in Ireland, and proof of completion received by email (or print) must be submitted upon entry into Ireland. .
More details can be found here: www.gov.ie/covid19
Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - travel conditions to/from Ireland: https://www.mae.ro/travel-conditions/3708
- Any passenger, from the age of 12, who arrives on Belgian territory from the red zone and who does not have a main residence in Belgium, must have a negative test result from a test taken within 72 hours before arrival on Belgian territory. The airline is obligated to check that the passenger submits a negative COVID-19 test result prior to boarding. In the absence of a negative test result proof, the airline is obligated to refuse boarding". It is very important that this results are translated into Dutch, French, German or English.
- This rule of obligatory PCR test according to the criteria mentioned above, will start on December 25.
From August 1st, all passengers who will enter Belgium need to present at the check-in the proof of completing this online form. If, for various reasons, a passenger will not be able to complete his PLF online, then he will have to present it in physical format (the form can be downloaded here), in double copy, before boarding: a copy must remain with the passenger, and after disembarking from the aircraft, the form will be checked and retained by the Border Police and a copy must remain with the passenger after landing in Belgium, for the next 48 hours.
The company must be able to provide the physical version of the forms completed by passengers, where applicable. The electronic version is automatically sent to the Belgian Authorities when they are completed by passengers.
Before boarding passengers on the plane, check-in / boarding agents must ensure that all passengers have completed the PLF.
For people travelling to Belgium for professional reasons, they can use - https://bta.belgium.be/en.
Passengers traveling to Cyprus are required to complete the following form at least 24 hours before departure: https://cyprusflightpass.gov.cy/
Please also consult the following links with information on travel restrictions and conditions to Cyprus:
The Passenger Locator Form must be completed 24 hours before departure.
Please also see the following links with information on travel restrictions and conditions to Israel:
Please see these links with information on travel restrictions and conditions on Portugal:
In the actual context of the COVID pandemic, we do our best to be with all BLUE AIR passengers. We understand the situation and dissatisfaction with flight cancellations and changes, so we are constantly updating the list of frequently asked questions, providing helpful answers for you.
However, due to the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic at European level, there is still a risk of short-term cancellations.
As a result of the decision of the authorities to extend the national alert status and to ban all flights to / from countries not in the "Green Zone" mentioned in the list issued by CNSU, flights planned by Blue Air and in direct connection with these changes are in conitnuare affected.
If your flight has been canceled at the last minute or with a short notice due to flight restrictions imposed by the Government and you have booked the flight through Blue Air (Customer Service or www.flyblueair.com), the following procedures apply:
✔ Free Rebooking
You can change the flight date on the same route, free of charge, by accessing the official Blue Air page in the Status section Reservation.
✔ Blue Wallet
If you have not changed your flight date, it can be credited instantly to Blue Air Wallet in the Booking Status.
The amounts in the Blue Air wallet can be used for future purchases of Blue Air products.
Upon request, the full amount of the reservation can be refunded in cash to the payment method used to purchase the ticket.
Please note: Due to the high volume of incidents in the COVID-19 crisis, cash refunds can take more than 12 weeks.
The fastest way to recover your amount is to refund the amount in Blue Wallet and you can reuse it on other flights. Blue Air has already launched new routes both domestic and international at very competitive prices that you can find on our website.
✔ Passengers affected by cancellations in the past
An individual Blue Air wallet has been created for all canceled flight reservations. This is a new feature that allows you to use the amounts to purchase Blue Air products in the future, much easier and more transparent, directly on the Blue Air website.
You will be informed about access to the wallet via the e-mail provided in the booking form.
Your individual Blue Air e-wallet can be viewed immediately after its creation, following the steps indicated in the email indicated at the time of booking.
Blue Air sends written notifications to customers regarding the cancellation / modification of flights. Notifications are sent using the data recorded in the system (email and phone number) at the time of purchase of the travel ticket. Please make sure that the data you provide at the time of ticket purchase is correct and complete.
If you are not the person who made the reservation, please contact the person who made the reservation for you to receive all the necessary details.
If the booking was made through a travel agency, please contact them directly for more information.
Blue Air complies with national and international laws and regulations; Blue Air will not be obliged to pay compensation if the cancellation is caused by extraordinary circumstances, which could not have been avoided, even if all reasonable measures had been taken.
|Compensation due to EC261||Changing the travel date or refunding the ticket|
|Flight canceled at least 14 days before takeoff||No||Yes|
|The flight was canceled due to extraordinary circumstances||No||Yes|
|The flight was canceled by the decision of the authorities||No||Yes (Changing the date will consider each country's policy restrictions)|
|Voluntary cancellation made by passengers||No||No|
Passengers can change the travel date by up to 4 hours before take-off, respecting the terms and conditions of the purchased package.
The Blue Air Electronic Wallet is created based on the email address provided at the time of booking. Just access this page and use the email address provided at the time of booking. If this is your first login to Blue Air website, you will need to enter your email address and access the password recovery feature. A temporary password will be created for you.
For the situation in which the Electronic Blue Air Wallet did not appear automatically in your account, please send us an e-mail at [email protected]
Nothing easier! All you have to do is log in to the Blue Air website and in the payment step you will have the option to pay with your e-wallet.
The Electronic Blue Air wallet will be created based on the email address provided at the time of booking. If the email address has been used consistently, the amounts will be in a single Blue Air Wallet.
YES, all vouchers that you already have and for which you used the same contact email address will be automatically migrated to a single wallet.
No, this feature is not currently implemented in the new booking system. We are working hard to make it available to passengers in the following weeks.
YES, tickets and services can be purchased for other travelers as well.
Upon request, the full amount of the reservation can be refunded in cash to the payment method used to purchase the ticket.
Please note: Due to the high volume of incidents in the COVID-19 crisis, cash refunds can take more than 10 weeks.
Yes, you will be able to use several payment methods as soon as possible. For the time being, payments can be made using a single payment method of your choice - wallet or debit/credit card.
In the context of the current situation, we receive a high volume of requests, the processing time being automatically longer than normal, both by phone and in writing.
According with Order no. 984/829/2020 issued by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Transport and with the Aviation Safety Protocol, in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic, issued by EASA, Blue Air introduces additional protection and prevention measures for its passengers.
From trip planning to boarding:
1. We recommend that you check in and purchase services online, such as payment for extra luggage and priority boarding.
2. Consult and observe all health protection instructions published by Blue Air.
3. If you experience symptoms of respiratory illness on the day of travel, request a rescheduling of the flight, based on a medical opinion.
4. Prepare a sufficient number of masks for the entire duration of the trip, as well as the necessary disinfectant.
5. Arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before the scheduled departure time.
6. Companions are not allowed to enter the airport, except in cases of special assistance, inserted in the reservation (eg wheelchair, unaccompanied minor, etc.).
7. Keep a minimum distance of 1.5 m from other passengers.
8. Wear a face mask, applied correctly over the nose, mouth and chin.
9. Replace the protective mask every 4 hours, or when it gets wet or dirty.
Throughout the flight and during landing:
1. The protective mask, applied correctly over the nose, mouth and chin, is mandatory throughout the flight. Remove the mask only for serving drinks and food.
2. Replace the protective mask every 4 hours, or when it gets wet or dirty. Throw the used one in a closed trash can or hand it to the cabin crew in a bad air bag.
3. Avoid traveling in the passenger compartment. Tail formation in toilets is not allowed.
4. Disinfect your hands frequently with an alcohol-based product, or wash with soap and water, especially before eating or drinking or after going to the bathroom.
5. Avoid approaching anyone who has signs or symptoms of respiratory infections.
6. If you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing, inform the cabin crew.
7. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
8. Minimize contact with aircraft surfaces. Avoid using air nozzles on board.
9. When you cough and sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with your elbow flexed. If you use a napkin, immediately throw it in a closed trash can or hand it to the cabin crew in a bad air bag.
10. On-board service consists only of prepackaged products. When you buy products on board, as much as possible, make the payment with the card.
11. Do not form queues at landing. Stay seated until the aisle is cleared in your area.
12. The aircraft is disinfected daily by nebulization and is equipped with HEPA filters, which capture 99.97% of the microbes from the filtered air.
From landing to departure from the airport:
1. Wearing a face mask, applied over the nose and mouth, is mandatory.
2. Keep a minimum distance of 1.5 m from other passengers, including the luggage compartment.
Blue Air has implemented robust health safety protocols on board its aircraft. Blue Air was the first and only airline in Romania whose aircraft were subjected daily to the nebulization process, using substances that sterilize the entire space in which they are distributed. This modern process of sterilization and disinfection will be maintained indefinitely.
In addition, Blue Air aircraft are equipped with HEPA air filters, which capture over 99.97% of airborne microbes from the filtered air, and passengers are provided with alcohol and disinfectant gel wipes.
Thank you for choosing to fly with Blue Air and comply with health safety measures.
We wish you a pleasant flight and clear skies!
The Blue Air team