Delta Air Lines is expanding its range of quarantine flights, with the airline offering a route between New York-JFK to Milan Malpensa.
The “quarantine free” route commences on the 2nd of April 2021 – one day after day after the airline launches a similar operation to Rome Fiumicino. The services will enable customers eligible to travel to Italy to avoid the mandatory 14-day quarantine on arrival, following a rigorous testing protocol before and after travel.
Delta started operating the COVID-tested flights began in December with the introduction of services from Atlanta to both Rome and Amsterdam (with Alitalia and KLM). The programme reassures customers to fly more safely and is a clear way forward to support global economic recovery while vaccination efforts against COVID-19 roll out worldwide.
If you plan to take these flights to Italy, you will have negative a total of three times – including twice before departure. On arrival at Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, customers will be asked to make their way to the testing facility within the airport terminal where medical professionals administer a rapid antigen test. If this is negative, they will not need to quarantine.
To fly on Delta’s COVID-tested flights from New York to Milan and from New York to Rome, customers will need to test negative for COVID-19 through:
- A COVID Polymerase Chain Reaction…