Are the airports open?
Commercial Aviation passenger traffic is currently concentrated on Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa airport. There are currently no commercial aviation flights to and from Linate or Malpensa Terminal 2.
In compliance with ENAC's dispositions, access to Milano Malpensa Terminal 1 is regulated through unidirectional routes that control the flow of passengers to make travelers and staff stay at the airport as safe as possible. Consult the access maps to Terminal 1.
Which are the operating flights at Malpensa airport?
You can check all the details of the next flights departing and arriving at Milan Malpensa airport in the dedicated section
To check your flight details, we advise you to contact the airline.
Are there any limitations for international flights?
Subject to the limitations set forth for specific areas of the national territory as well as the limitations set forth in relation to provenance from specific States and territories, travel to and from the following States shall not be subject to any limitations and passengers do not need to provide reasons for traveling: Member States of the European Union, Schengen Area Countries, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino and Vatican City State.
From July 1, all restrictions on travel to Italy will also be lifted for foreign citizens residing in one of the following Countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. In these cases, the reasons for traveling will no longer have to be provided. Passengers coming from these territories are still required to observe a 14-day quarantine period in self-isolation (see the exceptions on the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs website
Until July 14, travel to and from non-EU and non-Schengen States and territories shall remain prohibited, except for proven work or study reasons, absolute urgency, or for health reasons. In any case, you are allowed to return to your home, domicile, or legal residence.
For more information see the dedicated section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website
or the site www.viaggiaresicuri.it
If I buy a plane ticket and the flight is cancelled or rescheduled, what should I do?
For any information regarding airline policies in case of cancellation, we advise you to contact the airline with which you booked your flight or visit its official website.
Are there any social distancing measures and health checks at the airport?
Ensuring the safety of passengers has always been a priority for us. For this reason, we have put in place a series of measures to allow the stay in airport environments according to the parameters of health safety.
All arriving and departing passengers will also be subjected to a body temperature check through thermoscanners installed at the various access points to the terminal.
To help you maintain safe distances during your stay at the airport, we have provided clear visual indications in the areas of greatest presence, through floor signs, signage, and monitors.
We advise you to check-in online and follow the information available so that you can always keep a safe distance of at least one meter during all operations at the airport (check-in, transit, boarding, landing, baggage claim, security checks, etc.).
We invite you to listen to the repeated voice announcements and, if necessary, to contact the airport staff present, who will be able to assist you.
Is it necessary to wear masks and gloves inside the terminal?
It is mandatory to wear a protective mask upon arrival and for the duration of your stay at the terminal. The use of gloves is not mandatory.
We recommend (as indicated by the authorities) to have a sufficient number of masks based on the entire duration of your journey.
In case of need, you can buy masks in the airport pharmacy.
Can I bring a cabin bag with me?
According to the Italian Prime Minister Decree of June 11, 2020, and the ENAC instructions
, in order to limit movements within flights in which social distancing is not carried out
, passengers cannot bring large cabin bags with them
In case of flights where there are no distancing measures, it is, therefore, possible to carry onboard only backpacks, bags, and small luggage
, which can be conveniently stored under the seat in front of you.
For specific information regarding the distancing measures and dimensions allowed for your hand baggage, please contact the airline
with which you made the reservation.
Are hand sanitizing gel dispensers available inside the airport?
Yes, sanitizing liquid dispensers are installed in different areas of the terminal to allow passengers to sanitize their hands during their stay at the airport.
You can also buy sanitizing products at the airport pharmacy.
What sanitation procedures are in place at the airport?
Important cleaning and disinfection activities of airport environments are carried out several times a day.
In addition, special equipment was acquired, such as hydrogen peroxide atomizers, for disinfection of the various areas of the terminal, which is carried out at night.
I have a flight leaving Malpensa in the next few days, how early do I need to arrive at the airport?
We recommend that you arrive at the airport at least 3 hours in advance to ensure that all operations are carried out in compliance with the necessary security measures.
If I have a fever, can I still fly? What happens in case of suspected infection for a passenger (e.g. temperature above 37.5° C)?
In compliance with the regulations in force, people with respiratory infection characterized by fever (over 37.5° C) must remain at home, contacting their family doctor and refraining from any type of travel.
If a passenger is found to have a body temperature above 37.5 °C, he/she will be checked by the health authorities.
I am arriving in Malpensa with a flight from abroad. Can I take another flight to another national or international destination?
Yes, airport transits are allowed. However, it is not possible to leave the airport area if you are coming from (or if you have stayed in the 14 days prior to transit in Italy) a country other than the following: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino, Vatican City State, United Kingdom.
I am a resident abroad, to reach the country where I usually live I have to pass through Italy through your airport. How should I behave?
Transit through Italy, from one foreign country to another, to return home along the fastest possible route and without intermediate stopovers that are not strictly necessary, is allowed.
For more information visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
or the website www.viaggiaresicuri.it
I am resident in Italy, can I come back from abroad?
Yes. Travel to and from abroad continues to be permitted to return to your home, domicile, or legal residence.