Flights to UK from India, restricted till 14 Feb

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Delhi, India, 2021-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ —One of the most contagious SARS-CoV2 variant in the UK, which has now expanded in more than 60 countries, including India, has reduced air travel to the United Kingdom.

The Indian Central Government has now decided to run limited flights to the UK from only five international airports: Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, & Bengaluru.

Both Ministry of Civil Aviation of India and the Indian Health Ministry are keeping a close eye on conditions in the UK. In their last meeting, they agreed to limit flights from India to the UK, till 14th Feb.

All the flights running between the two countries still need to ensure that all passengers need to have the latest COVID 19 RT PCR negative test. And also, make sure that travelers from transit destinations don’t arrive in India on flights from the UK.

Air Suvidha portal, a website launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, asks all the travelers to share their past 14 days’ travel history, along with the COVID RT PCR test, which is not more than 72 hours old.

All Airlines, which are operating between Indian-UK, needs to ensure that only negative test result passengers are to be allowed to board & any passenger who test’s positive, needs to be sent for isolation, as per the local state government guidelines.

Passenger arriving from the UK, if found to have the UK variant of SARS COVID 19 virus, will remain in a separate isolation unit, provided by the state & monitored by the central government for 14 days. Anther RT PCR test will be conducted to confirm the negative status of the quarantined passenger.

The travelers who are tested at the Indian airports, & have a negative report for RT PCR test, would be advised to undergo a 14 days home quarantine and stay in touch with state & central government authorities.