If you are flying to Delhi from Maharashtra then be mindful of the latest travel guidelines in the national capital. As per the latest rule, for passengers arriving from Maharashtra, the worst-hit state due to Covid-19, a negative RT-PCR report (not older than 72 hours before departure) is now mandatory.
Flyers not carrying a negative report will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine. Budget carrier IndiGo and SpiceJet took to their respective Twitter handle to alert passengers about the latest travel rules.
“Attention travelers from Maharashtra to Delhi
-A negative RT-PCR report (not older than 72 hours before departure) is now mandatory.
– 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving without a negative report,” IndiGo tweeted.
“Important update for passengers traveling from Maharashtra to Delhi,” Spicejet tweeted.
Meanwhile, random testing of passengers arriving from states witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases will be done at the Delhi airport, and those found positive will be “mandatorily quarantined”.
“As per the latest government mandate, District Disaster Management Authorities will conduct random COVID-19 testing of passengers coming from the states where the cases are increasing,” Delhi Airport had earlier said in a statement.