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Peru approves restart of international flights

Christian Fernsby |
Peru has approved the resumption of international flights on Oct. 1, but under strict safety measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, Minister of Transport and Communications Carlos Estremadoyro said.

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The first routes to resume include those to Mexico and Chile, which form the Pacific Alliance trade bloc with Peru and Colombia.

Brazil, the United States and Spain are also among countries with which Peru is coordinating on the restart of flights.

According to Estremadoyro, Peruvian authorities are discussing the details of health measures with their counterparts in other countries.

He stressed that people who come to his country should do a coronavirus test within one week.

Peru suspended international flights in March as part of lockdown measures designed to contain the spread of the virus.

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