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Bangladeshi passengers to undergo Covid test at Indian airports

  • Published at 09:09 pm September 4th, 2021
India airport Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose international airport
File photo: A passenger wearing a protective suit prepares to enter the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose international airport, in Kolkata on July 23, 2020 AFP

Air bubble flights will be resumed from Sunday

Passengers travelling from Bangladesh will be subjected to mandatory Covid-19 tests on arrival at Indian airports as the neighbouring countries is set to resume air bubble flights from Sunday. 

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) published a notification on Saturday to this effect, containing guidelines for the operation of flights.

Irrespective of Covid-19 vaccination, all incoming and outgoing passengers, except children below 10 years of age, have to possess RT-PCR based Covid-19 negative certificates from the government authorized laboratories.


Also Read - Biman to restart Kolkata air bubble flights Sunday


Unless there is a special requirement by the origin or destination country or the airlines, the RT-PCR test shall be done within 72 hours of the intended travel.

All passengers, except those holding tourist visas, will be allowed to travel to India from Sunday, according to a decision taken by CAAB on Friday.

An official notice of CAAB stated that flights would continue to operate in such a manner until scheduled international flights resumed between the two countries.

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