How do we travel from today (18/5) by planes, trains, buses

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As of Monday, the movement of citizens from prefecture to prefecture by train, KTEL buses, tourist buses and airplanes, after removing the restrictive measures imposed by the government due to it, will start with the mandatory use of a protective mask and the observance of distances. crown.

The new rules that will apply under the guidelines of the Committee of Experts of the National Agency for Public Health to avoid the transmission and spread of the COVID-19 virus and relate to travel by means of transport are:

Movements by plane

-The boarding is done in parts to avoid overcrowding.

-Where there are boarding bridges, boarding is done only from the front door.

-When possible, passengers move from the waiting room on the plane on foot.

-Wherever a track bus is used, the limit of 50% of its capacity is observed.

-Packages with water, antiseptic and snacks are placed at the entrance of the aircraft or at the boarding gate so that passengers can pick them up without the intervention of a third party.

-The use of a mask is mandatory for both passengers and crews throughout the flight.

-The use for electronic check in is encouraged

-The passengers keep a distance of 1-1.5 meters in the waiting areas and when boarding

-Immediately upon arrival at the airport, the aircraft undergoes cabin cleaning with an enhanced antiseptic program, before being delivered to continue its flights.

It is noted that from today, AEGEAN strengthens the flight frequencies to Heraklion, Chania, Thessaloniki, Alexandroupolis, while from May 25, the frequencies to Rhodes, Corfu, Mytilene, Chios, Samos and the rest of the destinations of the domestic network will be strengthened. Also, gradually until the end of May, the resumption of interconnection with some basic European destinations (Munich, Zurich, Frankfurt, Geneva) will proceed with a small frequency in principle, while it is planned to increase flights to Brussels (a foreign destination that has not been postponed until today). ).

Trains and buses (KTEL, tourist, ID)

It is allowed to fill the positions up to 50%, by May 31st, when the said framework will be reviewed based on the epidemiological data. The use of seats on both trains and buses will be a seat occupied by a vacuum and fullness when booking and issuing tickets. The use of a mask is mandatory.

The use of electronic applications, where they are available, for services such as ticket issuance and validation is encouraged.

Passengers keep a distance of 1-1.5 meters in the waiting areas and when boarding the media.

It is reminded that the railway routes on the Athens – Thessaloniki – Athens axis will return from tomorrow. The trains IC 50, IC 52, IC56 and IC 58 will be launched from Athens to Thessaloniki, as well as the trains IC 51, IC 53, IC 57 and IC 59, from Thessaloniki to Athens. Also, the trains 81, 83, 84 and 86 on the route Thessaloniki – Florina and vice versa are re-circulated, as well as the local routes on the line Larissa – Volos – Larissa.

Its trains TRAINOSE SA meet all the conditions of protection for the health and safety of passengers and workers (eg necessary equipment for workers, antiseptic in each wagon, an inflow of fresh air and change of air filters on the trains, disinfection, check to onboard).

Finally, service providers in all areas must:

-To inform passengers about the rules of hygiene and personal protection measures.

-To supply the staff with the necessary personal protective equipment (mask, gloves, alcohol antiseptic).

-To clean and disinfect passenger areas and contact points and machinery with special materials.

Source: RES-EIA


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