Entry regulations due to Coronavirus
Below you will find the current travel regulations for those countries which are served by Chair Airlines (subject to change). We follow the regulations of the IATA. Please note that this information is not exhaustive and that the regulations of the respective countries may change and be adapted at any time at short notice.
This information is updated regularly and prepared with the greatest possible care to the best of our knowledge and belief at the time of publication. Due to the rapid evolution of countries' responses to the Covid-19 outbreak, we cannot guarantee the accuracy and timeliness, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Chair Airlines reserves the right to change the information at any time. Chair Airlines provides links to third party websites as a convenience only and assumes no responsibility for the content of external websites.
From 01.04.20222 the last measures in the Covid-19 regulation special situation are repealed.
Wearing masks on our flights is no longer mandatory. Please note that the regulations in the destination country must be observed and you may have to put on a mask when leaving the aircraft. We therefore ask you to carry your masks accordingly. We will not have masks in stock on board.
All entrants must observe the health-related measures of Switzerland. The interactive travel check tool of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) shows you what measures apply to you.
You can also find detailed information on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
The following regulations apply to entry into Spain:
1. All travellers (excluding children under 12 years of age) from a risk country or area must be able to present one of the following medical certificates (printed or digital) upon entry into Spain:
Exceptions to this regulation are travellers who do not enter from a risk country/area. Switzerland is currently not considered to be such a risk country.
Please note that access to the passenger terminals in Spain is only possible as a passenger with a valid flight ticket.
Currently, to enter Kosovo, passengers 12 years of age and older must have a Covid-19 vaccination certificate confirming that you have received Covid-19 vaccine as follows:
This does not apply to: Passengers who have a documented medical contraindication to receiving Covid 19 vaccine, provided you have a negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours prior to arrival.
We recommend additionally checking current information on the official government website.
As of August 24‚ 2021 following conditions apply for entering Montenegro:
For entry into Montenegro‚ travellers (Montenegrin citizens and foreigners) must present one of the following four medical certificates:
Children up to 18 years of age are exempt of the above measures.
If persons do not possess any of the four types of evidence‚ they are sent to a fourteen-day self-isolation that can be terminated after the sixth day of entry into Montenegro with negative PCR test‚ issued by registered laboratory..
No restrictions apply for entry to Montenegro from Serbia‚ Croatia‚ Bosnia and Herzegovina‚ Albania‚ Kosovo and Northern Macedonia. This refers to the citizens of Montenegro and the citizens of these countries.
All those who enter Montenegro are obliged to respect health measures in accordance with the health warning of the Institute of Public Health‚ which is available at all border crossings and on the website of the Ministry of Health of Montenegro and the Institute of Public Health.
The following regulations apply to entry into the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia:
For entry into North Macedonia‚ travellers must present one of the following medical certificates:
Persons below the age of 18 are exempted from the above obligations.
Citizens of the Republic of North Macedonia that will not submit any of the above listed documents‚ are subject to mandatory 7 days self-isolation‚ resolution issued by an authorized body.
Exempted from the above restrictions are all group or individual travellers that transit through the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia‚ subject to mandatory signing a statement of transit at the entry.
The following regulations apply to entry into Greece:
Travellers older than 12 years must present one of the following medical certificates:
The name on the certificate must match the name on the passport.
To enter Cyprus‚ all travellers (including children under 12) must complete and submit the
online form within 48 hours prior to departure.
As of Thursday 5th August‚ Cyprus has reassigned Switzerland in the red category. This means that non-vaccinated passengers need a negative PCR test for entry into Cyprus‚ which must not be older than 72 hours before departure. New Test upon arrival to Cyprus. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from this test requirement.
Vaccinated passengers can still enter the country without testing.
Medical documents issued at the occupied area of Cyprus are not accepted from both‚ arriving and departing passengers from Larnaca and Paphos airports.
Find out about the current entry requirements via the link:
Important note: The Cypriot authorities require airlines to check if passengers are not in possession of the Cyprus Flight Pass and to refuse transportation if the passenger cannot present it. All passengers arriving in Cyprus without a correctly completed Cyprus Flight Pass will be fined EUR 300.
Passengers arriving from Zurich on direct flights at Hurghada (HRG) and Marsa Alam (RMF):
All passengers wishing to travel to Lebanon with the exception of children under the age of 12 must have a PCR test performed in a certified laboratory within 48 hours between the test result and the date of arrival in Lebanon and the test result will be registered on the MOPH Passport platform. The Ministry of Health platform then creates a QR code for each passenger entering Lebanon and sends a download link via text message. Passengers' who cannot provide a negative PCR test result with QR code will not be allowed to board the plane to Lebanon.
All passengers entering Lebanon, with the exception of children under 12 and UNIFIL, must pay $30 in advance with a credit card. This can be done exclusively through the electronic platform mentioned above and in order to obtain a MOPH passport. This will allow to perform a PCR test upon their arrival in BRHIA.
Passengers who left Lebanon and return within a week, i.e., left on a weekday and return on the same day the following week, are exempt from performing a PCR test in the countries of departure, but must perform a PCR test in BRHIA upon arrival in Lebanon, provided they upload certificates and official documents proving this to the Ministry of Public Health platform to obtain a MOPH PASS.