Air Canada resumes operations to India under the air bubble agreement between 28 countries, which includes India.
Due to the second wave of the Covid in India, Canada had stopped all direct flights from India since the 23rd of April, 2021. The direct flights from India are taking place from today i.e. 21st September 2021.
“The only accepted COVID-19 tests are an RT-PCR test or a rapid PCR test that must be taken no more than 18 hours before your departing Air Canada flight to Canada from the COVID-19 Testing Centre & Lounge across from Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi,” the airline said.
In addition to the above all the requirements the following conditions to travel still remain: All travellers must be double vaccinated. Only the following vaccines are recognised by Canada: Johnson / Moderna / Pfizer / Covishield. All documents must be uploaded prior to departure on https://www.arrivecan-online.com/ for further information and updates, please also visit the Government of Canada website www.canada.ca”, said Air Canada.
“Air Canada requires either of these specific tests. No other test from any other clinic within India will be accepted, even if you are connecting from a different city,” it added.
Air Canada replies to a passenger’s query on Twitter about the resumption of flights to India, “Yes, the route is resuming,”
According to flight radar, Air Canada AC-42 is en route to Delhi from Toronto and it will land tonight.
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