New Guidelines for Travelers Flying to India From Abroad: SOPs Will Come into Effect from February 22

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The Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, had recently issued new guidelines for those travelers who are flying to India from abroad in the middle of the high-rise pandemic in many countries. These guidelines are mainly for those travelers who are arriving from the United Kingdom, Europe, and the Middle East. It has been said by the health ministry that the new Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) will come into effect from 23:59 hours on February 22 till further orders. The Ministry of Civil Aviation mentioned in its latest tweet “Attention…

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DGCA extends ban on international commercial flights till 31st January 2021

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Due to the prevailing situation of COVID-19 pandemic and considering the threat of spreading a new strain of the virus within the country, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to continue the ban on international commercial flights. The DGCA has extended the ban till 31st January 2021. Although, flights operating under the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ will continue to function as usual. As per the earlier decision, the ban on commercial international flights was imposed until 31st December. Abiding by the DGCA’s order, only authorized flights will be…

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Latest Statewise Flight Quarantine Rules for Travelling in India

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As the flight operations have resumed, considering the COVID-19 situation, the different state government has carried out their respective flight quarantine rules. Before traveling to a place, make sure that you have read and have understood all Statewise flight quarantine rules. State regulations may change in the future, so please keep visiting the state government website for further details. Statewise Flight Quarantine Rules New Delhi Domestic: There will be no institutional or home quarantine for the passengers. Thermal screening is necessary and Aarogya Setu App needs to be updated. The passenger…

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International flights to remain non-operable until November 30: DGCA

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that all international passenger flights operating to-and-from India will continue to be non-operable up to 30 November, until further orders. The DGCA extended the suspension of international flight operations that was due to expire on 31st October. Aviation-regulated special flights such as flights under the Vande Bharat mission, charter flights, and repatriation flights including all-cargo international flights will continue to operate, according to DGCA’s statement. However, on case-to-case basis, some international flights may be allowed to function on specific routes. To control…

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