Ottawa – Covid-19 negative test report from approved laboratory required for travel
The Canadian government led by Justin Trudeau lifted a month-long ban on passenger flights from India on Sunday. The ban was put in place taking into account the strengthened Covid-19 protocols.
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“As of September 27, 2021, direct flights from India to Canada will resume,” the government announced on Sunday.
Earlier on Tuesday, Canada extended the restriction on all direct commercial and private passenger flights from India until September 26.
However, with the ban expiring, Indian passengers can now travel to Canada with a few precautionary measures, including a negative Covid-19 test report from an approved laboratory.
“Indian passengers must have proof of a negative Covid-19 test from the Delhi airport approved laboratory. The report must be made no later than 18 hours before departure, ”the statement said.
Air Canada is expected to resume flights from India on September 27, while Air India will resume flights to Canada from September 30.