Weather
23 ° C
23°C
16°C
Sunny Intervals
Breaking News

12 Covid cases 23 May, 5 hospitalised - 4 res, 46 home monitored, 12,009 recoveries, 57 deaths, 271 incidence rate

Nice Airport to close Terminal 1 again

Nice Airport to close Terminal 1 again

By Stephanie Horsman - September 10, 2021

After reopening temporarily this summer, Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is again closing Terminal 1 to air traffic this year.

Nice Côte d’Azur has announced that as of 13th September, they will again be closing one of its two terminals. The opening was always meant to be temporary in order to handle the summer influx of travellers and to better manage flights arriving from countries with different levels of Covid risk.

The airport made a statement on social media to alert the public of the closure on 9th September saying, “On September 13, Terminal 1 closes its doors after a temporary opening this summer. British Airways, El Al, Iberia, Iberia Express, Nouvelair, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish airlines, and Vueling will be transferred to Terminal 2. The parking lots in Terminal 1 will also no longer be available.”

Nice Côte d’Azur’s website announced on 1st July that the reason for the provisional reopening was “intended to support enhanced health checks for certain international flights, while maintaining the quality of service provided to passengers.”

Franck Goldnadel, Chairman of the Board of Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur, said back in July, “Since the beginning of the pandemic, all of our airport partners have consistently demonstrated flexibility, agility, and adaptability, if not anticipation, to protect the health and also the comfort of our passengers. This reopening is part of this approach and will last as long as necessary.”

Travel in France this summer has been laden with regulations related to Covid. In addition to the introduction of the new health pass, which is now required for entry into many public venues including restaurants, museums and shopping centres, there have been various different rules for passengers depending on whether they have come from green, amber or red listed countries. Vaccinated visitors, additionally, have different entry requirements than the unvaccinated.

 

 

Photo source: Nice Côte d’Azur airport

 

 

shares
SHARE
Sign up to our newsletter
Loading
Previous articleHealth pass mandate to go before National Council Tuesday
Next articleMYS Series: The Monaco Yacht Club Director

daily

Stephanie Horsman

MonacoTech has announced that one of the companies they support, Yachtneeds, has just raised €1.25 million in funding, allowing for a major expansion of the business starting this summer.

0
Stephanie Horsman

As Monte-Carlo Fashion Week celebrates its 10th anniversary this week, the event has become a yardstick for the sustainable and ethical fashion industries.

0
Cassandra Tanti

CoinAgenda is currently underway at the Meridien, bringing together experts and the crypto-curious to talk blockchain and cryptocurrency. Organiser Michael Terpin tells us more.

0
Stephanie Horsman

Two spectacular events are coming to the Grimaldi Forum in June featuring music, dance, acrobatics and magic.

0