Flying Through Covid?
Wanderlust Travel Magazine|July/August 2021
Air travel has become one of the pandemic’s talking points. Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth takes us through her recent journey to Nepal and analyses the health risks
Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth

In March, we returned to Nepal. Foreign holidays were then illegal but travel for work was permitted. Navigating the rules set by the airline proved fiercer than those of the Nepali government. The challenge travellers face is that each airline and country potentially sets different rules and requirements. Entering the Netherlands by air, for example, one has to arrange a test that is certified by a clinic within 24 hours of boarding an aircraft (the solution is to fly into Belgium where there is no such rule, and take a train to your Dutch destination).

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