In accordance with measures of the Czech Ministry of Health in effect from 25 February 2021, all passengers over the age of 15 must wear a respirator without an exhalation valve and with at least 95% filtration efficiency under the current standards (e.g. FFP2/KN 95) or similar equipment that fulfills at least all the technical conditions and requirements (for the product) of ČSN EN 14683+AC prior to boarding Smartwings and Czech Airlines aircraft and to wear it for the entire flight. No other respiratory protective equipment is permitted.
Flying from/to Prague? Review the protective measures applied within the premises of Prague Airport.
Your safety is our priority.
Please note that the general procedures of security checkpoints may have been adjusted. We recommend arriving at airports ahead of time. There are also restrictions governing the provision of certain services. Airport lounges, restaurants, shops and other facilities may thus be temporarily closed.
Measures on Gates
To reduce the risk of transmitting Covid-19, please present your travel document open at the photo page to the staff at the departure exit and then place your boarding pass on the boarding pass validator by yourself. This procedure will ensure your safe boarding without unnecessary physical contact.
Sufficient seating capacity permitting, gaps will be maintained between passengers in Economy Class. Business Class seating arrangements will always leave the middle seat empty. On aircraft with a two-seat configuration, there will always be only one person seated per pair of seats.
Refreshments Aboard Czech Airlines Flights
There might be changes to the pre-ordered meals from our GOURMET MENU selection in Economy Class, while in Business Class, where we can guarantee a free seat between passengers, refreshments will be served as usual. A limited selection of the BISTRO-ON-BOARD in-flight refreshments will be offered. Details will be provided by the crew. All in-flight refreshments include protective wrapping.
Please remove your face masks only while eating your meals and drinking your beverages! When you have finished eating and drinking, put your face mask back on immediately.
Travel Sky Shop FLY & BUY
In order to minimise contacts between passengers and crew members, it will not be possible to purchase merchandise offered by the in-flight FLY& BUY magazine.
Mywings In-flight Magazine
All printed materials distributed on-board our aircraft have been limited to a minimum. Therefore, you will not find the in-flight Mywings magazine aboard our aircraft at the moment.
The conditions for entry of persons to the Czech Republic change with effect from 31 May 2021. Please see the new rules here.
Change for transfer passengers at Václav Havel Airport Prague
Passengers arriving at Terminal 1, i.e., from a country outside the Schengen area, and continuing on a connecting flight from Terminal 2, i.e., to a Schengen area country, must pass through passport control in the arrival hall of Terminal 1 and then continue through the public part of the airport to Terminal 2 for a connecting flight.
Passport control in the airport transit zone at the transition from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 will be closed until further notice for operational reasons.
Passengers arriving at Terminal 2 with a connecting flight from Terminal 1 can pass through passport control in the airport transit zone.
Only people who meet the criteria listed here are allowed entry to Denmark.
All passengers over the age of 15 must wear a respirator without an exhalation valve and with at least 95% filtration efficiency under the current standards (e.g. FFP2/KN 95) prior to boarding and for the entire flight. More information can be found here.
Effective from 10th November 2020, payments for extra baggage, overweight baggage or other additional services at Copenhagen Airport (CPH) are only possible by credit card. Cash payments are not accepted.
Passengers must complete and submit health screening form (6/12) before departure, declaring that they do not have any symptoms associated with COVID-19.
Travellers aged 13 and over from outside the Schengen area are required to hold a valid Covid-19 negative test certificate and to complete this test declaration Covid-19. The test certificate itself should include date and time of test: must be maximum 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands.
All passengers (including Dutch citizens) must show a negative test declaration Covid-19 and the negative test result when boarding the aircraft. If a passenger cannot show the negative test declaration form then the passenger may not board the aircraft. Test report should include Date and time of test: must be maximum 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands
Negative rapid antigen-test mandatory per January 23rd 2021 0:01 LT. In addition to the mandatory negative PCR-test results, the test-declaration, the health declaration the government adds a mandatory COVID-19 negative rapid antigen-test to the spectrum of test that need to be carried out for air travel to The Netherlands. This test is also mandatory for transfer/transit passengers. The COVID-19 rapid antigen-test must performed within 4 hours prior to departure.
All passengers on flights to Amsterdam are requested to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before the scheduled departure due to the obligation to undergo an antigen test before departure. For more details, see here.
Travellers who had spent time in certain countries including the Czech Republic prior to their journey, should self-quarantine after arrival in the Netherlands for ten days. For more details, see here.
The entry of foreigners to Russian Federation continues to be limited. Categories of persons allowed to enter the territory of the Russian Federation are listed here. Please make sure you are compliant with the conditions for entry to the Russian Federation.
All passengers are required to complete the Application Form upon arrival in the Russian Federation and present it at the passport control.
All foreign citizens are required to present a medical document confirming the PCR test for COVID-19 with a negative result passed not earlier than 3 calendar days prior to arrival in the Russian Federation. Foreign passengers without this document may not be allowed to board the aircraft.
A situation may occur where you purchase a Czech Airlines ticket (Czech Airlines is a marketing carrier), but the operating carrier is a partner airline. Alternatively, another carrier operates part of your journey.
We recommend that you visit the websites of our partner airlines for all the latest information on Covid-19 travel instructions aboard their aircraft: