New Delhi: Whilst nations globally have began lifting journey restrictions, Canada stays jittery and prolonged its ban on direct flights from India until September 21 as a result of dangers posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, in response to news company ANI.
What does it imply for travellers?
Canada determined to increase the ban on direct passenger flights from India till September 21 in view of the South Asian nation’s enduring struggles to comprise the unfold of Covid-19 inside its borders, Transport Canada mentioned.
“Based on the latest public health advice from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Transport Canada is extending the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that restricts all direct commercial and private passenger flights to Canada from India until September 21, 2021, at 23:59 EDT,” the division mentioned in an announcement.
Initially, the ban was imposed on April 22 and obtained prolonged on a number of events. This time the ban has been prolonged for the fifth time. The ban was set to run out on August 21, however will now stay in place until September 21.
In the meantime, different nations akin to Dubai has lifted restrictions to journey from India. Dubai residence visa holders can journey from India to Dubai if they’ve the required approval from the Normal Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) and might produce detrimental Covid take a look at outcomes.
Nonetheless, travellers should fulfil two necessities for travelling to India. As per the Khaleej Occasions report, the vaccination standing is not going to be taken under consideration by airline representatives at check-in counters.
The GDRFA is a authorities entity that regulates the entry and exit of worldwide travellers from Dubai in addition to the residency of international nationals within the metropolis.
The UK has just lately moved India from its high-alert ‘crimson listing’ to the medium-risk ‘amber listing’ . The most recent journey advisory by the UK authorities will put folks travelling from India to the UK at relative ease than earlier than and absolutely vaccinated passengers will not be obligated to endure a 10-day lodge quarantine rule.