Italy Covid-Tested Flights
Italy Entry Requirements
Effective June 21, 2021, the Italian Government has updated entry requirements for travel to Italy. Passengers from the United States who are vaccinated, or who can provide proof of either a negative COVID test or full recovery from COVID-19 can now enter Italy without quarantine. This welcome news means that Delta’s flights to Italy will no longer require multiple COVID tests to travel. Based on the latest update from the Italian government, you can now enter Italy quarantine-free by presenting one of the following documents for entry:
- Certificate of vaccination – please be sure to bring your CDC-issued vaccination card or EU Green Certificate. Keep in mind you must be fully vaccinated, meaning you have had your last vaccine dose at least 14 days before your departure, or
- A negative Antigen, PCR, or Molecular COVID-19 test result from a test taken within 48 hours of arrival in Italy from a test provider of your choice. For your convenience, please note that through June 30th we will have testing facilities available in Atlanta (ATL) and New York (JFK) airports if you need a test before departure, or
- Certificate of Recovery from COVID dated no more than 6 months before arrival to Italy
Please note that customers are still required to pre-register and fill in a digital Passenger Locator Form, opens in a new window prior to boarding.
Minors traveling with parents/guardians are also eligible to enter Italy without quarantine based on the following:
- Minors aged 6 – 18: must provide proof of full vaccination (last dose at least 14 days before departure) or proof of a negative Antigen, PCR, or Molecular COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival in Italy
- Minors under the age of 6 can enter without vaccination or testing requirements
Additional travel requirement information for Italy can be found on the Delta Discover Map.
Atlanta & Rome
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO)
Atlanta & Venice
Beginning August 5, 2021
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
New York & Rome
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO)
New York & Milan
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
New York & Venice
Beginning July 2, 2021
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
Boston & Rome
Beginning August 5, 2021
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO)
I already booked a Covid-Tested flight - what does this mean for me?
Flights to Italy on Delta will no longer require multiple COVID tests prior to boarding and upon arrival in Italy. Passengers are now eligible to enter Italy without quarantine by providing one of the following documents for entry:
- Certificate of vaccination (last vaccination dose completed at least 14 days before departure) – please be sure to bring your CDC issued vaccination card or a Green Certificate if from the EU, or
- A negative Antigen, PCR, or Molecular COVID-19 test result from a test taken within 48 hours of arrival in Italy from a test provider of your choice. For your convenience, please note that through June 30th we will have testing facilities available in Atlanta (ATL) and New York (JFK) airports should you require a test before departure, or
- Certificate of Recovery from COVID
In addition to these changes to entry requirements, you can expect the following updates for your trip:
- Delta customers, employees and partners are still required to wear a face mask or appropriate face covering over their nose and mouth throughout their travel, even if you have been fully vaccinated
- Upon arrival in Italy, there will no longer be an additional required test at the airport
- Travel requirements vary by destination. Please confirm any requirements for connecting airports or other destinations beyond Italy if applicable to your itinerary. This includes requirements to re-enter the United States
- Contact Tracing, Go to footer note is still required for customers flying from Rome or Milan on Delta-operated flights to Atlanta or New York through June 30, 2021
Flying with our partner Alitalia? Visit their Covid-Tested Flights page, opens in a new window for details on their experience.
Though contact tracing is strongly encouraged to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, participation is voluntary and not required for air travel on Delta or our partners unless specified by a specific flight, country, city or region.
We recommend you check your destination specific travel requirements that may be applicable during your trip. We recommend before traveling, that you check with local airports of origin and destination to ensure you have the latest information.
When you participate in contact tracing, the CDC will work with local health departments to alert you to help reduce further exposure.
Follow-up of travelers may include:
- Contacting travelers
- Providing instructions for what travelers should do if they develop illness compatible with COVID-19
- Possible intermittent check-in during the two weeks after arrival
To support contact tracing, Delta is asking passengers to provide their destination address while in the U.S. and a phone number. This information, in addition to contact information you provided during ticket purchase or at check-in, will be shared with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) via U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) utilizing established channels for the Advance Passenger Information System (APIS). We will retain this information in our systems for no longer than is necessary to achieve the contact tracing objectives, or as required by CBP.