SpiceJet has began facilitating COVID-19 testing for its passengers in India and the UAE with the assistance of VFS Global, a press launch issued by the airline mentioned on Tuesday.
“As the COVID-19 negative test report has become mandatory for passengers, especially for international travel, there are rising apprehensions among travellers regarding the entire process of complying with various pre-travel requirements,” it mentioned.
Passengers can submit their samples at a “location of choice”, together with at residence, utilizing the “At your Doorstep” service, the airline mentioned, including that the appointment reserving service for testing is being supplied by VFS Global.
The take a look at experiences might be despatched by the related laboratory to the registered e mail deal with of the person inside 24 to 60 hours, making certain confidentiality of the outcome, the discharge mentioned.
In India, the passengers can go to an ICMR-approved laboratory in Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad and Pune to provide the samples, the discharge mentioned.
It talked about that the COVID-19 take a look at charges in India might be in accordance with the regulated costs set by native authorities our bodies and the identical charges will apply for kids and adults.
“Passengers travelling from the UAE may submit their test samples at the partnered certified laboratory in Ajman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Sharjah or at a location of choice within the UAE. The test prices will start as low as AED 160 for both children and adults,” the discharge mentioned.
Scheduled worldwide flights have been suspended in India since March 23 as a result of coronavirus-triggered lockdown.
However, particular worldwide passenger flights have been working in the nation underneath the Vande Bharat Mission since May and underneath bilateral air bubble preparations shaped with different international locations since July.
The nation began the scheduled home passenger flights on May 25 after a niche of two months as a result of coronavirus pandemic.