Are the airports open?
Commercial Aviation passenger traffic is currently concentrated on both Milano Linate airport and Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa airport.
In compliance with ENAC's dispositions, access to the airport is regulated through unidirectional routes that control the flow of passengers to make travelers' and staff's stay inside the airport as safe as possible. Consult the access maps to Linate.
We recommend that you arrive at the airport in advance to ensure that all operations are carried out in compliance with the necessary security measures.
Which are the operating flights at Linate airport?
You can check all the information about the next flights departing and arriving at Milano Linate airport in the dedicated section
To check your flight details, we advise you to contact the airline.
Are there any limitations for international flights?
Travel to and from foreign countries is subjected to the Decree of the Italian President of the Council of Ministers dated October 13, 2020
, which lists the possibility of specific limitations
. For all the details on the limitations or on the need to produce a self-declaration
for your trip, please consult the dedicated section of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website or complete the Information Form on the Viaggiare Sicuri website.
In any case, we recommend you to check carefully the regulation established in the country of destination or any transit country
before leaving for a trip abroad. Furthermore, each Italian Region has the possibility to impose additional regulations
on those coming from foreign states or territories. It is therefore recommended to also check for any additional provisions by the Region of destination by contacting them directly or by visiting their websites.
For further information, visit the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
or the website www.viaggiaresicuri.it
I am arriving in Linate from a foreign country, will I undergo a COVID-19 molecular test upon my arrival at the airport?
Passengers arriving in Linate from Belgium, Czech Republic, France, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom
may undergo a free nasal swab test at the airport. You can find the COVID-19 Testing Area
on the Arrival Floor
, inside the Baggage Claim Area
of Milano Linate Airport.
The service - coordinated by Milan ATS Health Protection Agency in collaboration with Policlinico Gruppo San Donato - is free of charges and does not require any reservation. It is available every day from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
To access the COVID-19 Testing Area, you should take with you a travel document
and a valid ID/passport
It is also mandatory to keep a safe distance from others
and respect hygiene regulations
(always wearing a face mask and cleaning your hands frequently with a hand sanitizer).
You will receive your test results via email as soon as they are ready.
Instead of carrying out the test at the airport, you may also:
take a molecular or antigenic swab test within 48 hours of entering Italy at the competent local health authority surgery;
present a declaration to the effect that you have taken a molecular or antigenic swab test, with a negative result, within 72 hours before entering Italy.
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If I buy a plane ticket and the flight is cancelled or rescheduled, what should I do?
For any information regarding airline policies in case of cancellation or rescheduling, we advise you to contact the airline with which you booked your flight or visit its official website.
Can I carry a cabin bag with me?
Yes, respecting the indications provided by each airline. For specific information regarding the dimensions allowed for your hand baggage, please contact the airline with which you made the reservation.
Are there any social distancing measures and health checks at the airport?
Ensuring the safety of passengers has always been a priority for us. For this reason, we have put in place a series of measures to allow the stay in airport environments according to the parameters of health safety.
All arriving and departing passengers will also be subjected to a body temperature check through thermoscanners installed at the various access points to the terminal.
To help you maintain safe distances during your stay at the airport, we have provided clear visual indications in the areas of greatest presence, through floor signs, signage, and monitors.
We advise you to check-in online and follow the information available so that you can always keep a safe distance of at least one meter during all operations at the airport (check-in, transit, boarding, landing, baggage claim, security checks, etc.).
We invite you to listen to the repeated voice announcements and, if necessary, to contact the airport staff present, who will be able to assist you.
Is it necessary to wear masks and gloves inside the terminal?
It is mandatory to wear a medical face mask upon arrival and for the duration of your stay at the terminal. The use of gloves is not mandatory.
We recommend (as indicated by the authorities) to have a sufficient number of masks based on the entire duration of your journey.
In case of need, you can buy masks in the airport pharmacy or at the vending machines located near doors 3 and 7.
Are hand sanitizing gel dispensers available inside the airport?
Yes, sanitizing liquid dispensers are installed in different areas of the terminal to allow passengers to sanitize their hands during their stay at the airport.
You can also buy sanitizing products at the airport pharmacy or at the vending machines located near doors 3 and 7.
What sanitation procedures are in place at the airport?
Important cleaning and disinfection activities of airport environments are carried out several times a day.
In addition, special equipment was acquired, such as hydrogen peroxide atomizers, for disinfection of the various areas of the terminal, which is carried out at night.
If I have a fever, can I still fly? What happens in case of suspected infection for a passenger (e.g. temperature above 37.5° C)?
In compliance with the regulations in force, people with respiratory infection characterized by fever (over 37.5° C) must remain at home, contacting their family doctor and refraining from any type of travel.
If a passenger is found to have a body temperature above 37.5 °C, he/she will be checked by the health authorities.
I am resident in Italy, can I come back from abroad?
Can passengers with a residence permit return to Italy?
Yes. Travel to and from abroad is in any case allowed for passengers who return to their home, domicile or legal residence, even if of non-Italian nationality.