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Old 10th Mar 2021, 15:39
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If on simulator duties for refresher is quarantine required before your train or is there any exemption for UK Pilots going to France

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Old 10th Mar 2021, 18:30
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Which country are you in and where is your sim?
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Old 11th Mar 2021, 05:58
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Aircrew positioning from U.K. to France are exempt from quarantine I believe if travelling on company business in full uniform and ID card carried, company letter, even if travelling for simulator purposes, although full covid testing still required as per individual country requirements. However it’s worth double checking each country’s requirements as they can change overnight.
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Old 30th Mar 2021, 19:38
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I believe this is the case, although things change quicker than they can announce sometimes
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Old 2nd Apr 2021, 13:09
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Yes, you can travel to France provided you are travelling for work.
You need to have a valid Covid (PCR) test certificate that's been done within 72 hours before your arrival into the country.
A letter from your employer is not required but it's nice to have, however you do need to fill out the paperwork here https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/co...als-in-france/
Also, don't forget you will also need to fill in the passenger form on line before your return to the UK. https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-c...fore-travel-uk
Again, as you're flight crew you're except from quarantine.
I live in Belgium but regularly travel to France and the UK for work, the only problem I've had was the 2 hour queue at the French side of the Channel Tunnel the other week. I believe this was due to many people having not filled in the correct paperwork before traveling to the UK.
I've been stopped a couple of times in France, normally at the péage (toll) booths on the autoroute, again it's never been a problem with the correct paperwork.

I hope this helps
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Old 7th Apr 2021, 19:08
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Is there a drop in price on type ratings due to covid at the moment?
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