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European flight ban on Belarusian flights
The European Union has decided to impose a flight ban on Belarusian flights. Effectively this means that Belarusian flight will be banned from flying into Danish airspace from midnight June 4. 2021.
Denmark and eight EU Member States are calling on the European Commission to accelerate the phase-out of petrol and diesel cars
On a joint Danish-Dutch initiative, nine EU Member States have sent a joint call to the European Commission for an accelerated EU-wide transition to zero-emission vehicles, including through a phase-out date for the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the EU.
Airlines required to collect and disclose passenger information to the Danish health authorities
From Wednesday, 24 February 2021, all airlines arriving at a Danish airport from a foreign destination are required to collect and deliver passenger information to the Danish Patient Safety Authority.