New Delhi: With air journey returning to pre-Covid ranges on the again of dip in coronavirus instances, Dubai has waived the requirement for Indian travellers to bear speedy RT-PCR at airports earlier than departure.
The Dubai Airport on Tuesday issued up to date journey pointers for passengers from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
The brand new guidelines come as a breather for numerous Indians who reside or journey incessantly to Dubai.
Indian nationals at the moment are required to provide a unfavorable Covid-19 check certificates taken as much as 48 hours earlier than the scheduled departure of the flight from an authorised well being service supplier, the contemporary advisory states.
The passengers can be required to bear a PCR check upon their arrival in Dubai. For transit passengers, the foundations governing entry on the remaining vacation spot can be relevant, the advisory mentioned.
“The duty of making certain that the situations of journey are met will lie with the airline operators,” it additional mentioned.
India recorded 13,405 new Covid-19 instances and 235 deaths within the final 24 hours, in response to the Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare.
India is prone to resume common worldwide flights from March 15, PTI quoted authorities sources as saying.
“Given the constant decline in Covid instances, a choice on resuming scheduled worldwide flights has virtually been arrived at by the Civil Aviation Ministry following session with the Well being Ministry,” authorities sources mentioned.
The DGCA has prolonged the ban on scheduled worldwide business flights until February 28, 2022. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, such flights have been prohibited in India since March 23, 2020.
Since July 2020, particular passenger flights have been working between India and round 40 nations underneath air bubble preparations.