New updates from 4 major Indian airports

Planning to travel to Bhopal, Jaipur, Assam or Amritsar soon? If yes, then do take note of the new travel updates issued by these cities’ airports.

Please note that many of these new updates have been issued keeping countries at-risk in mind, which are namely: Europe, including the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Ghana, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Tanzania, Hong Kong, and Israel.

Disclaimer: Since travel guidelines are subject to change on short notice, please reconfirm them with your respective airlines prior to travelling.

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For Bhopal 

For passengers arriving at the Bhopal Airport, random health screening is being done as of now.

However, the passengers departing to airports in Maharashtra from Bhopal need to adhere to the guidelines issued by the Maharashtra Government. This means that they either need to be fully vaccinated or carry a negative RT-PCR test report issued within 72 hours.

Read the official order here:

For Jaipur

As per the Government of India guidelines, all international passengers arriving from ‘at-risk’ countries have to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing at the airport. They will have to wait for the results before leaving the terminal building.

The standard waiting time is 5–6 hours. The passenger can pre-register and pay for their RT-PCR test online to reduce the waiting time. 

Also, 2% of the travellers coming from countries except at-risk countries shall undergo random testing at the airport. They will be escorted to the testing area by the airport/health officials.

Read the official order here:

For Assam

All the passengers arriving from outside North east/Assam will have to undergo the mandatory Rapid Antigen test (RAT) at Rupsi Airport. 

People who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be exempted from the tests, provided they produce a valid certificate of the same. 

Passengers carrying a negative RT-PCR report of a test done within 72 hours of arrival will also be exempted from the RAT test.

Tap here for detailed guidelines for international arrivals in Assam. 

Read the official order here:

For Amritsar 

Travellers arriving from countries at-risk at the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport (SGRDJI) in Amritsar will have to undergo an RT-PCR test. They will have to wait 6–8 hours for the test results before leaving the building.

Read the official order here: