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Safety Directives

Operational Measures to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus `SARS-CoV-2` Infection
Third Country Operators (TCOs) authorised by EASA pursuant to Commission Regulation (EU) No 452/2014 to perform commercial air transport of passengers into, within or out of the territory subject to the provisions of the Treaty on European Union.
This SD supersedes EASA SD 2020-02.

download SD 2020-04 - issue date: 25/06/2020, effective date: 01/07/2020


Operational Measures to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus `SARS-CoV-2` Infection
National Aviation Authorities (NAAs) responsible for the certification and oversight of aircraft operators involved in commercial air transport of passengers in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 965/2012.
This SD supersedes EASA SD 2020-01.

download SD 2020-03 - issue date: 25/06/2020, effective date: 01/07/2020

 

Safety Information Bulletins

Pitot-Static Issues After Storage due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
download SIB 2020-14 - issue date: 05/08/2020


Provision of Groundhandling Services at Aerodromes
download SIB 2020-13 - issue date: 28/07/2020


Preparation for Aerodromes to resume operations
download SIB 2020-07R1 - issue date: 17/07/2020


Coronavirus ‘SARS-CoV-2’ Infections – Operational Recommendations
download SIB 2020-02R5 - issue date: 30/06/2020

 

Guidance material

EASA/ECDC’s COVID-19 guidance for passengers - posters
downloads - issue date 28/05/2020

Translations for the four posters are also available for download.


EASA's FAQs on Passenger Health Safety - COVID-19
FAQs will be updated and reviewed on a regular basis


Guidelines for Use of Cargo Tracking Devices
In relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
download issue 1 - issue date 02/12/2020


Guidelines for COVID-19 testing and quarantine of air travellers
Addendum to the Aviation Health Safety Protocol
download issue 1- issue date 02/12/2020


Guidelines for handling exemptions from crew training and checking requirements in the field of commercial air transport operations under Article 71 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 (The Basic Regulation)
download issue 1- issue date 19/11/2020


Guidelines for the continued granting of exemptions in accordance with Article 71 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 (The Basic Regulation) to aircrew as per Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011, Regulation (EU) 2018/395 and Regulation (EU) 2018/1976
download issue 1- issue date 19/11/2020


Cabin Crew Recurrent Training Guidelines in the context of COVID-19
download issue 1 - issue date 13/11/2020


Guidance for allowing virtual classroom instruction and distance learning
download issue 5 - issue date 18/08/2020


Templates for Exemptions related to COVID-19 
used by national competent authorities when submitting the exemptions from the currently applicable EU regulations in accordance with article 14.4 of Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 or article 71(1) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1139
(for related templates please check publication)


Return to service of aircraft from storage in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
download issue 1 - issue date: 20/07/2020


The role of operators’ management systems in the COVID-19 recovery phase
download issue 2 - issue date: 17/07/2020
(for related scenarios, please check publication)


Guidelines for handling exemptions to flight crew recent experience requirements in the field of commercial air transport operations
download issue 03 - issue date: 09/07/2020


Review of Aviation Safety Issues Arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic
download - issue 12/06/2020


Flight Time Limitation - temporary exemptions under Article 71(1) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1139
download issue 02 - issue date: 26/05/2020


COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol 
download issue 2 - issue date: 30/06/2020


Guidelines for the transport of cargo in passenger aircraft
download issue 5 - issue date 23/11/2020


Guidance for helicopter operations in the light of the COVID-19 outbreak
download issue 02 - issue date: 17/04/2020


Potential false claims of EASA approval
view news item - issue date: 03/04/2020


EASA Guidance on Management of Crew Members in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic01
download issue 02 - issue date: 30/06/2020


EASA Interim guidance on Aircraft Cleaning and Disinfection in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemics
download issue 02 - issue date: 30/06/2020


Coronavirus - Further advice for Airlines and their Crews
download issue 01 - issue date: 04/02/2020