EU Digital COVID Certificate or if you are doubly vaccinated and have a certificate to prove from a country which has agreement with Hungarian Foreign Ministry or negative PCR test certification is mandatory to all participants at check-in.
We will check the body temperature during the check-in and before the briefings. The airport has separation room and if we find suspicious case then the occupational physician will make a quick test first time.
If one member of a team tests positive then that team is automatically withdrawn from the competition. Other close teams – possibly from the same country will be tested.
The mask is mandatory for the not vaccinated persons during the briefings.
The Schengen borders are open in Hungary. EU COVID Certificate or other English and Hungarian certifications are valid in Hungary but not mandatory. Mask wearing will not mandatory, the hotels and restaurants will open for everybody when the national vaccine uptake will be 5,5 millions, probably on this week.
The organisers confirm earlier decision the 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship will be held in September.
This year the 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship will be hosted in Szeged, Hungary
Today is a big day in the history of Hungarian hot air ballooning, as today it was announced that Szeged will host the 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship in 2021, but it also happened exactly 210 years ago, on June 3rd, 1811, that the first hot air balloon flew in Hungary for the first time. The organizers are expecting more than 100 balloons for the international competition and balloon fiesta. The competitors arrive to Szeged – the City of Sunshine – from many parts of Europe. Will be pilots from 23 countries.