Are the airports open?
Yes. Commercial Aviation passenger traffic is currently concentrated on both Milano Linate airport and on Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa airport. Milano Malpensa Terminal 2, on the other hand, is temporarily closed.
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.
We recommend that you arrive at the airport in advance to ensure that all operations are carried out in compliance with the necessary security measures.
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?
Starting from August 9, travel to and from foreign countries is subjected to the new Decree of Italian President of the Council of Ministers dated August 7, 2020
, which lists the possibility of specific limitations
for areas of the Italian territory or in relation to the origin of the trip. For all the details on the limitations or on the need to produce a self-certification for your trip, please consult the dedicated section of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
In any case, we recommend that you check carefully the regulation established in the country of destination and in any transit country
before leaving for a trip abroad. Furthermore, each Italian Region has the possibility to impose additional regulations
on those coming from foreign states or territories. It is therefore recommended to also check for any additional provisions by the destination Regions, by contacting them directly or by visiting their websites.
For further information, visit the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
or the website www.viaggiaresicuri.it
I am arriving in Malpensa from a foreign country, will I undergo a COVID-19 molecular test upon my arrival at the airport?
Passengers arriving in Malpensa from Croatia, Greece, Malta, and Spain
may undergo a free nasal swab to test COVID-19 at the airport COVID-19 Testing Area, located on Arrival Floor near Exit 1.
To access the service, managed by ATS Insubria Health Protection Agency
in collaboration with Local Health District Hospitals (ASST)
, you must log in to http://dbcup.ats-insubria.it:8094/RientroEstero and complete the online form starting from 48 hours before you arrive in Italy
It is mandatory to go to the COVID-19 Area by 7:30 p.m.
with a travel document
and a valid ID/passport
, always respecting the hygiene and social distancing regulations: wear a face mask
, keep a safe distance
from others, and clean your hands frequently with a hand sanitizer
You will receive your result via email as soon as possible.
In Lombardy, self-isolation is not mandatory until you receive your test result.
However, you must observe all the measures contained in the DPCM 7/8/2020 and confirmed in DPCM 7/9/2020, and, most of all, the following rules: always use a face mask when necessary, limit non-necessary travels and meetings, and avoid using public transportation.
As an alternative to carrying out the test at the airport, you may also undergo a molecular test at the local ATS within 48 hours of landing, by consulting dedicated websites.
For any further information and contacts, please, visit:
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 or rescheduling, we advise you to contact the airline with which you booked your flight or visit its official website.
Can I carry a cabin bag?
Yes, respecting the indications provided by each airline. For specific information regarding the dimensions allowed for your hand baggage, please contact the airline with which you made the reservation.
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 medical face 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 or at the vending machines.
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 or at the vending machines.
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.
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, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino, Vatican City State, United Kingdom.
When boarding the flight to Italy, it is necessary to fill in a self-declaration
, indicating that it is a transit with the exclusive purpose of reaching your home located in a country other than Italy. It is also important that, before embarking on the journey, you get all the information needed about the travel restrictions introduced not only in Italy but also in any other country of origin, transit, and destination.
For any further information, visit the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs website
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.