Canada lifts restriction on guests from India, flights to resume from tomorrow


Ottawa: Justin Trudeau-led Canadian government on Sunday lifted a month-long ban on passenger flights from India. The ban was put in location in view of the boosted COVID-19 protocols.

“As of September 27, 2021, direct flights from India to Canada will resume,” said the federal government on Sunday.

Earlier on Tuesday, Canada extended the restriction on all direct commercial and personal guest flights from India till September 26.

However, with the ban now expiring, passengers from India can now travel to Canada with a few preventive steps, that include having a negative COVID-19 test report from an authorized laboratory.

“Indian guests must have proof of an unfavorable COVID-19 test from the approved lab at the Delhi airport. The report must be taken not more than 18 hours prior to departure,” the declaration said.

Air Canada is expected to resume its flights from India on September 27, while Air India will be resuming its flights to Canada from September 30.

Published at Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:36:59 -0500