Coronavirus CoViD-19

In these extremely difficult times for the aviation industry, EASA is putting into place the measures required to ensure that operations can continue in as normal a manner as possible while still remaining safe. We know there are a huge number of urgent issues that need to be tackled - related to the hygienic safety of aircraft, application of existing rules around licensing and training, maintenance issues and many, many more. We are working to steer you through this crisis and address the needs of our stakeholders so as to ensure that aviation can remain operational and safe for everyone involved: pilots, crews, passengers and everyone else who makes this great industry function. To this end, we are in constant contact with the national aviation authorities in Europe and our other stakeholders and working as fast as we can to put the needed measures in place.

This page offers convenient links to all of our latest coronavirus-related information.

Safety directive to combat spread of COVID-19 via airline travel

This safety directive is published to reduce the risk of spread of the novel coronavirus through flights to and from high risk areas. 
This is the first EU-wide operational measure to control the spread of COVID-19 in Europe.

More on the safety directive

Advice for airlines and their crews

The information provided here is to raise the awareness of operators and their crews about the practical measures they can take to reduce the risk of the virus spreading.
It includes a guide (NEW) for disinfection of aircraft as well as a poster to inform crews about ways to protect themselves and their passengers. 

More on Advice for airlines and their crews

Safety information bulletin with recommendations

The bulletin recommends that airlines provide information to crew members as to how to manage a case of acute respiratory infection on board an aircraft. It further recommends that airlines and airport operators encourage crew members and airport staff to identify any passengers showing signs of acute respiratory infections

More on the safety information bulletin

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