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      travel requirements

      requirements can change quickly. always review the COVID-19 travel policies of your destination prior to travel.

      Last Updated: Jan 5, 2022.

      PLEASE NOTE: Federal regulations require all passengers to show their COVID-19 documents, dependent on the destination's entry requirements, to the airline prior to boarding. Passengers who fail to do so will not be allowed to fly and will not be eligible for a refund or credit. If you do not meet the travel requirements, please see our Flexibility Policies page.

      Last Updated: Jan 5, 2022.

      PLEASE NOTE: Federal regulations require all passengers to show their COVID-19 documents, dependent on the destination's entry requirements, to the airline prior to boarding. Passengers who fail to do so will not be allowed to fly and will not be eligible for a refund or credit. If you do not meet the travel requirements, please see our Flexibility Policies page.

      flights from canada to the us - proof of vaccine and attestation

      All non-U.S. citizen, non-immigrant air passengers, unless exempt, are required to present proof that they are fully vaccinated prior to boarding a flight to the US.

      Passengers who are exempt from the requirements to be fully vaccinated are:

      persons on diplomatic or official foreign government travel;

      1. children under 18 years of age;
      2. participants in certain COVID-19 vaccine trials;
      3. persons with medical contraindications to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine;
      4. persons issued a humanitarian or emergency exception;
      5. persons with valid non-immigrant visas (excluding B-1 [business] or B-2 [tourism] visas) who are
      6. citizens of a country with limited COVID-19 vaccine availability (Table 4);
      7. members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their spouses or children (under 18 years of age);
      8. sea crew members traveling pursuant to a C-1 and D non-immigrant visa;
      9. persons whose entry would be in the U.S. national interest, as determined by the Secretary of State,
      10. Secretary of Transportation, or Secretary of Homeland Security (or their designees).

      Proof of vaccine, at minimum:

      1. must be issued by an official source (e.g. public health or government agency, or authorized vaccine provider);
      2. have the passenger's full name which must match the passenger's name on their passport;
      3. have the date of birth of the passenger;
      4. have the date the vaccines were administered;
      5. list the type of vaccines

      The following criteria for a passenger to qualify as being a "Fully Vaccinated Individual" are:

      1. 2 weeks (14 days) since a person received one dose of an accepted single-dose-series COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Janssen/J&J); OR
      2. 2 weeks (14 days) since a person's second dose in a 2-dose series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine;
      3. 2 weeks (14 days) since a person received the full series of an "active" (not placebo).
      4. COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.-based AstraZeneca or Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trials.

      Every passenger traveling on a Flair flight from Canada to the US must complete an Attestation prior to boarding their flight.

      Flair will not offer refunds for passengers who do not meet the vaccine or testing requirements.

      Starting 12:01 AM ET on January 5, 2023

      All air passengers two years and older originating from the People’s Republic of China will be required to get a test (such as a PCR test or an antigen self-test administered and monitored by a telehealth service or a licensed provider) no more than two days before their departure from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macau, and show a negative test result to the airline upon departure to Canada or the United States.

      The requirement applies to these air passengers regardless of nationality and vaccination status.

      • The test is required for any passengers travelling from, and/or who have been in China (PRC), Hong Kong or Macao in the last 10 days when travelling to or connecting onward beyond Canada and the United States.
      • This will also apply to persons travelling from the People’s Republic of China via third country transit and to passengers connecting through Canada or the United States onward to further destinations in Canada or the United States.
      • Passengers will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test if they have been in the PRC in the last 10 days no more than 2 days before their departure to Canada or the United States.
      • Passengers who tested positive more than 10 days before their departure flight, but no more than 90 days, can provide the airline with documentation of their prior positive test, in place of a negative test result.
      • Further, when arriving at Primary Inspection Kiosks and eGates, or when making a customs declaration using the optional Advance CBSA Declaration prior to arriving at airports in Canada, travellers will be asked if they have travelled to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macao in the last 10 days. If they have, Canada Border Services Agency Officers will provide them with additional public health information on transmission of COVID-19, personal protective measures and what to do if they develop symptoms of COVID-19.

      All non-U.S. citizen, non-immigrant air passengers, unless exempt, are required to present proof that they are fully vaccinated prior to boarding a flight to the US.

      Passengers who are exempt from the requirements to be fully vaccinated are:

      persons on diplomatic or official foreign government travel;

      1. children under 18 years of age;
      2. participants in certain COVID-19 vaccine trials;
      3. persons with medical contraindications to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine;
      4. persons issued a humanitarian or emergency exception;
      5. persons with valid non-immigrant visas (excluding B-1 [business] or B-2 [tourism] visas) who are
      6. citizens of a country with limited COVID-19 vaccine availability (Table 4);
      7. members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their spouses or children (under 18 years of age);
      8. sea crew members traveling pursuant to a C-1 and D non-immigrant visa;
      9. persons whose entry would be in the U.S. national interest, as determined by the Secretary of State,
      10. Secretary of Transportation, or Secretary of Homeland Security (or their designees).

      Proof of vaccine, at minimum:

      1. must be issued by an official source (e.g. public health or government agency, or authorized vaccine provider);
      2. have the passenger's full name which must match the passenger's name on their passport;
      3. have the date of birth of the passenger;
      4. have the date the vaccines were administered;
      5. list the type of vaccines

      The following criteria for a passenger to qualify as being a "Fully Vaccinated Individual" are:

      1. 2 weeks (14 days) since a person received one dose of an accepted single-dose-series COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Janssen/J&J); OR
      2. 2 weeks (14 days) since a person's second dose in a 2-dose series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine;
      3. 2 weeks (14 days) since a person received the full series of an "active" (not placebo).
      4. COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.-based AstraZeneca or Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trials.

      Every passenger traveling on a Flair flight from Canada to the US must complete an Attestation prior to boarding their flight.

      Flair will not offer refunds for passengers who do not meet the vaccine or testing requirements.

      Starting 12:01 AM ET on January 5, 2023

      All air passengers two years and older originating from the People’s Republic of China will be required to get a test (such as a PCR test or an antigen self-test administered and monitored by a telehealth service or a licensed provider) no more than two days before their departure from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macau, and show a negative test result to the airline upon departure to Canada or the United States.

      The requirement applies to these air passengers regardless of nationality and vaccination status.

      • The test is required for any passengers travelling from, and/or who have been in China (PRC), Hong Kong or Macao in the last 10 days when travelling to or connecting onward beyond Canada and the United States.
      • This will also apply to persons travelling from the People’s Republic of China via third country transit and to passengers connecting through Canada or the United States onward to further destinations in Canada or the United States.
      • Passengers will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test if they have been in the PRC in the last 10 days no more than 2 days before their departure to Canada or the United States.
      • Passengers who tested positive more than 10 days before their departure flight, but no more than 90 days, can provide the airline with documentation of their prior positive test, in place of a negative test result.
      • Further, when arriving at Primary Inspection Kiosks and eGates, or when making a customs declaration using the optional Advance CBSA Declaration prior to arriving at airports in Canada, travellers will be asked if they have travelled to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macao in the last 10 days. If they have, Canada Border Services Agency Officers will provide them with additional public health information on transmission of COVID-19, personal protective measures and what to do if they develop symptoms of COVID-19.

      exemptions

      Please note: Late submissions will not be accepted.

      medical

      Download the medical exemption form

      Please fill out and send the completed form to medical@flyflair.com. This form must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to departure.

      religious

      Download the religious exemption form

      Please fill out and send the completed form to medical@flyflair.com. This form must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to departure.

      medical inability to be vaccinated

      Download the medical inability to be vaccinated exemption form

      Please fill out and send the completed form to medical@flyflair.com. This form must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to departure.

      Please note: Late submissions will not be accepted.

      medical

      Download the medical exemption form

      Please fill out and send the completed form to medical@flyflair.com. This form must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to departure.

      religious

      Download the religious exemption form

      Please fill out and send the completed form to medical@flyflair.com. This form must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to departure.

      medical inability to be vaccinated

      Download the medical inability to be vaccinated exemption form

      Please fill out and send the completed form to medical@flyflair.com. This form must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to departure.

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