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16/02/2021 To meet the needs of passengers departing to Amsterdam, who, due to a provision by the Netherlands Government, must show the negative results of a rapid anti-Covid antigenic swab carried out in the four hours prior to the departure of the flight, Bologna Airport has activated a temporary paid swab service, open everyday starting 27 January from 2.30 a.m. to 5.30 a.m. ATTENTION: the service closes at 5.30, so please arrive WELL IN ADVANCE. 
The rapid antigenic swabs will be carried out by the company Air Medical of Turin in a mobile structure located near the "PIAZZALE DEI SERVIZI", the bus stop area outside the Terminal.
To facilitate the registration and reduce waiting times, we recommend you to download and fill out the editable pre-registration form and send it to Air Medical before coming to the airport (in the form you will find the sending methods).
Passengers departing to Amsterdam can present themselves directly at the buffer point too, without a reservation, showing their ID and the travel document, but always on time to be able to carry out the check-in operations before the check-in closes.
From the month of February, at the start of a new frequency for Amsterdam starting at 17.10, the buffer service will also be active from 13.00 until 16.10.

The result of the swab will be available in 15 minutes and in the event of a negative result, the passenger will be issued with the documentation required by the company to fly. The cost of the tampon is € 40, to be paid directly to the Air Medical operator.
This is a temporary solution, activated by Bologna Airport in the urgent need to support its passengers following the new request from the Netherlands Government to try to stem the further spread of Covid in their country. The company is working on the activation of a broader service, which can also provide "classic" molecular swabs to be carried out 72 hours before boarding, upon request from other European and non-European countries.
In the meantime, the service of molecular swabs continues for all passengers arriving from the United Kingdom, as required by Italian legislation and carried out by the Bologna Local Health Authority at no cost to passengers.