INDIA has lifted its international flight ban two years after it was introduced.
The British travel destination introduced the ban on March 23, 2020 and finally dropped it yesterday morning.
Regular flight operations have resumed as 60 airlines from 40 countries are allowed to operate up to 1,783 weekly flights to and from India this summer.
A senior official at the Directorate-General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed that the UK is one of the destinations that could start flying to and from India again.
As reported in local mediathey said: “Sixty foreign airlines from 40 countries were allowed to operate 1,783 weekly flights to and from India.
“The airlines come from countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Germany, Singapore, Yemen, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Maldives, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Netherlands, France, Japan, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Australia. QatarBritain, Canada and Egypt.”
All Brits must file self-declaration form before traveling to India.
Vaccinated travelers are not subject to Covid testing or quarantine requirements but are required to self-monitor for 14 days upon arrival.
Unvaccinated Brits must have a negative PCR test done within 72 hours of travel. You must also provide a statement to prove the authenticity of the test or you will be liable to prosecution.
Children under the age of five are exempt from Covid testing.
India is the latest country to ease Covid rules as travel restrictions ease around the world.
Spain has abolished Covid tests and quarantine rules for anyone who has mild symptoms of the virus or is asymptomatic.
Last week the The Canary Islands have abandoned all Covid rulesin a huge boost for Britons going abroad.
The popular Spanish islands – including Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria – working without Covid restrictions for the first time since the pandemic began.
Gibraltar has removed all Covid testing requirements and the need to fill out a passenger tracing form upon arrival, and the Maldives pooled Covid tests and face masks.
https://www.thesun.ie/travel/8572104/india-international-flight-ban-lifted/ Top British travel destination lifts flight ban