Special charter flights for countries with no commercial routes will be prioritised according to the number of stranded British travellers and their vulnerability, including an assessment of the local health provision, foreign secretary Dominic Rabb explained.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has advised British citizens against all non-essential international travel, initially for a period of 30 days. This advice takes effect immediately.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to urge against all but essential travel to a number of towns in northern Italy. The communities have been isolated by the Italian authorities due to an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has told British nationals in China to leave if they are able to do so. The decision comes as the country continues to battle an outbreak of a new coronavirus.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to “advise against all but essential travel” to mainland China as the impact of an ongoing coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise against all travel to Hubei province in China due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has issued a warning to travellers considering visiting the Middle East. Following the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by United States forces, security in the region has seen a sharp deterioration.
The decision comes following a period of sometimes violent unrest in the country, which has seen president, Lenín Moreno, decamp from capital Quito to the port city of Guayaquil.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced it will change its travel advice to Sri Lanka to allow British visitors to return to the country. While no longer warning against “all but essential travel”, the FCO warns “terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka”.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has advised against “all but essential” travel to Sri Lanka. The move is likely to deal a body blow to the tourism industry in the country and follows a coordinated series of terror attacks over the Easter weekend.