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Country-wise travel advisory after COVID 19 Lockdown Period


COVID-19 has drastically interrupted this world, the World Trade Organization has mentioned in its report.  Almost all global destinations have imposed restrictions on traveling since January 2020. The countries have imposed complete bans on all travel and workplaces for restricting the virus to spread or to contain the pandemic. "According to research carried out for the new report, as of April 6, 96% of all worldwide destinations have introduced travel restrictions in response to the pandemic. Around 90 destinations have completely or partially closed their borders to tourists, while a further 44 are closed to certain tourists depending on the country of origin.

The Novel Coronavirus has impacted the world very badly (COVID-19) has created the situation of public health emergency on the global air transport industry. The novel coronavirus has hit the world's economy due to that the world is facing a financial crisis, unemployment, hunger, and many more problems. The industry which is largely impacted is the travel Industry. The virus has hit really hard the travel Industry. Now this pandemic will forever change the way we fly. Many airlines are cutting capacity and taking emergency measures to reduce costs. Airports are providing on issues such as passenger health screening to ensure a co-ordinates response when travel restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic are eased. The airport has called for a global standard in passenger health screening. countries such as Italy and China conduct body temperature checks. Airports have started addressing health and hygiene issues for when air transport restarts around the world. The analysis by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) said the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting global supply chains and international trade. The countries need to take bold policy measures to contain and save lives and further to protect the societies from economic damage. 

India Plans To Implement the New Airport Rules After Lockdown:

  • Indian airports are preparing to resume business in a scenario where they know the business will be unusual. Airport Authority of India (AAI) is Increasing sanitation.
  • There will be new advisory and restrictions on crowded areas to restrict the spread of COVID-19.
  • The Passengers will be required to carry necessary protective gear including masks and gloves, while all entry and exit gates will feature sanitizer bottles.
  • All commercial flights are expected to keep a seat vacant between every two people.
  • The security force has also advised all the flight operators to procure details of home/self-quarantine history from the travelers. If any passenger is traveling following a quarantine, CISF will screen them in isolation checking points.
  • Airports are implementing procedures to confirm social distancing measures which will become a norm when air travel restarts after lockdown.
  • Delhi Airport, India‚Äôs largest airports in terms of passenger capacity, has deployed a team of 500 professionals to carry out frequent disinfection every hour. There will 
  • be additional queue managers at entry, exit, boarding point, check-in halls, security check areas, and boarding gates, with social distancing markers and reminders.
  • Mumbai airport has formed quarantine centers at both the terminals if a passenger develops symptoms during screening which will be compulsory before entering the airport. 
  • The Airport advises travelers to carry less luggage and wear masks and gloves.
  • Hyderabad airport will intensely promote its digital entrance facility which allows self-check-in, self bag-tag, and travel without a printed boarding card.
  • Bangalore International Airport is disinfecting the entire airport premises during this closure with high-grade disinfectants and the Airport will increase the disinfecting, 
  • sanitizing and deep cleaning once operation resumes.
  • To avoid crowding and violation of distancing norms all outlets except pharmacy shops and ATMs may not be allowed to operate till the situation is normal.


Updated Aviation Advisory And Safety Norms For Travelling

The International Air Transport Association(IATA) has updated its traveling safety Rules. As we all know the world is suffering from ongoing Pandemic COVID-19. IATA has analyzed the financial impact of the novel Coronavirus. The Novel Coronavirus has impacted the world very badly (COVID-19) has created the situation of public health emergency on the global air transport industry. The novel coronavirus has hit the world's economy due to that the world is facing a financial crisis, unemployment, hunger, and many more problems.

The industry which is largely impacted is the travel Industry. The virus has hit really hard the travel Industry. Now this pandemic will forever change the way we fly. Many airlines are cutting capacity and taking emergency measures to reduce costs. Airports are providing on issues such as passenger health screening to ensure a co-ordinate response when travel restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic are eased. The airport has called for a global standard in passenger health screening.

Countries such as Italy and China conduct body temperature checks. Airports have started addressing health and hygiene issues for when air transport restarts around the world. On Tuesday, IATA, the global trade body for airlines, said a major task for the industry would be to adapt operations and processes to avoid reinfections. The coronavirus has spread to 77 more countries in a month, inviting border closures and health emergencies declared by a number of countries. 


New Aviation Industry Advisory And Safety Norms Taken By Different Airlines:


  • European Airports have expanded the screening to 20 airports within a week due to the growing spread of the virus.
  • United Airlines announced the cancellation of a number of scheduled flights from US Airports to Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai due to the Covid-19 fears. 
  • Air Canada also announced the cancellation of a number of scheduled flights from US Airports to Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai due to the Covid-19 fears. 
  • British Airways suspended direct flights to and from China, following confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in France and Germany.
  •  The Changi Airport in Singapore has started thermal screening for passengers arriving from China.
  •  Indigo Airlines and Air India have canceled the majority flights to China, even before the first case was confirmed in the country.
  • Thermal screening for coronavirus was extended to 20 airports with the infection spreading to other countries quickly.
  • The Ministry of Civil Aviation, India, announced multiple preventive measures against the Wuhan coronavirus initially at 11 airports including Chennai, Vishakapatnam,
  • Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Cochin, Delhi, Mumbai, Amritsar, Kochi, and Kolkata. Starting 04 March, Indian airports have been adopting universal screening of all passengers.
  • With the increase in reported Indian cases of coronavirus, Delhi airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport or IGIA) has increased screening measures. Coronavirus thermal 
  • screening is being performed by Airport Health Organization (APHO) based on the country from which the passengers are arriving and symptoms displayed.

Advice for Crew and Ground Staff

  • The World Health Organization(WHO) advised the aviation Industry to hand out the Passenger Locator Card to passengers in case of a suspicion of infection.
  • Crew and ground workers are advised to be reminded about measures to prevent transmission of COVID-19, including social distancing, hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, environmental cleaning, waste disposal, when and how to use a mask.
  • Avoidance of contact with people presenting respiratory symptoms, and seeking medical advice early if signs and symptoms develop.
  • Medical face masks should be reserved for persons with respiratory symptoms.
  • The crew should be trained on hand hygiene and how to put on and remove personal protective equipment (PPE). Take precautionary measures to reduce the possibility of infection.

Country-wise travel advisory

India

1. Flights to India are suspended until 30th September 2020( This does not apply to relief, repatriation, and humanitarian flights).

2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

This does not apply to nationals of India, residents of India, passengers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet, students if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI cardholder, minors if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI cardholder, spouses of nationals of India, single parents of a minor who is national of India or OCI cardholder, passengers returning from a neighboring country via India to their country of residence, passengers with diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations or project visas.

3. Visas and e-visas issued before 30 June 2020 are invalidated.

This does not apply to Diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, or project visas/all category of Employment visas, airline crew, Business visa (excluding B-3 visa for sports).

4. Passengers arriving in India are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days, and must install "Arogya Setu" in their personal device, must present a completed Self-declaration form.

USA

1. Passengers who have transited or have been in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China (Peoples Rep.), Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or in the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit.

-This does not apply to  nationals and permanent residents of the USA, spouses of nationals and of permanent residents of the USA, parents/legal guardians of an unmarried and younger than 21 years national or permanent resident of the USA, the unmarried and younger than 21 years brother or sister of a national or permanent resident of the USA, who is unmarried and younger than 21 years, the child/foster child/ward of a national or permanent resident of the USA, passengers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employees immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa, members of the U.S. Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the U.S. Armed Forces, passengers with evidence of traveling at the invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19),  passengers with documents issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or U.S. Department of State indicating that the passenger is exempt from the restriction,  B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember actives, students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland (Rep.), United Kingdom or Schengen Member States in the past 14 days.

2. Passengers who have been in one of the countries listed in bullet number 1 in the past 14 days but are exempt from the restriction to enter the USA, must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Ft. Lauderdale (FLL), Honolulu (HNL), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA) and Washington (IAD).

3. Passengers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the "Massachusetts Travel Form" 

4. Passports issued to nationals of Belarus which have expired between 30 April 2020 and 31 July 2020 are considered valid with an extension of 3 months.

5. Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures set by the state of their final destination.

UAE

-Passengers entering Dubai (DXB) are subject to medical screening.

- A completed self-declaration health form must be presented upon arrival at Dubai (DXB).

-Passengers traveling as tourists arriving at Dubai (DXB) must have health insurance.

-Passengers arriving at Dubai (DXB) must download and register the COVID-19 DXB Smart App.

- Residents of United Arab Emirates returning to Dubai (DXB) must have a GDRFA approval obtained before departure.

-Passengers entering or transiting Dubai (DXB) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure.

-This does not apply to children younger than 12 years,  passengers with severe or moderate disabilities.

- Passengers arriving from the USA at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued by an approved lab listed on https://screening.purehealth.ae or an airline approved lab.

- This does not apply to children younger than 12 years, passengers with severe or moderate disabilities.

-Passengers not arriving from the USA at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued by an approved lab listed on the healthcare website or an airline approved lab.

- This does not apply to children younger than 12 years, passengers with severe or moderate disabilities.

- Passengers and airline crew arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

-Suspension of all visa on arrival facilities on Abu Dhabi (AUH).

- Visas issued by the United Arab Emirates that expired after 1 March 2020 are accepted for entry until 31 December 2020. They must be validated within 30 days of entry.

- Expired residency permits issued by the United Arab Emirates that have been extended until December 2020 are accepted for entry.

- Passengers with a residence permit issued by the United Arab Emirates are allowed to stay abroad longer than 180 days.

Canada

1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) entry regulations lifted on 29 July 2020.

2. Passengers with a maximum stay of 90 days must have medical insurance coverage for the duration of their stay.

- This does not apply to nationals and residents of Brazil.

- This does not apply passengers traveling as students in Brazil.