As per the circular issued by Govt. of Karnataka on August 8, 2020 the following guidelines are applicable for international passengers:
Students writing exams in Karnataka shall be exempt from home quarantine after testing negative by Rapid Antigen Testing or if they submit a negative RT-PCR test report conducted within 96 hours prior to undertaking the journey.
The cost of COVID-19 test shall be borne by the passengers (RAT: Rs 700 | RT-PCR: Rs 2,000) or as per guidelines issued by Govt. of Karnataka from time-to-time.
As per the circular issued by Ministry of Civil Aviation dated August 7, 2020, passengers arriving on an international flight with a connecting domestic flight to another State shall be permitted to travel based on the following directives:
An Air bubble is a bilateral arrangement between two countries where airlines from both countries can operate international flights with a set of regulations and restrictions. By the terms of this arrangement, flights will be allowed to operate until August 31, 2020.
The countries allowed to operate Air Bubble flights to/ from India are France, Germany, UAE and USA,. Please contact the following Airlines for the latest flight schedules/ destinations.
I. Lufthansa (1800 102 5838) / https://www.lufthansa.com/in/en/homepage
II. Air France/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (1800 4192 033/ +91 124 623 3502) / https://wwws.airfrance.in/ /
III. Emirates (+91 91670 03333) / https://www.emirates.com/in/english/
IV. Etihad Airways (1800 123 3901) / https://www.etihad.com/en-in/
V. Air India (1860-233-1407 / 0124-264-1407/ 020-2623-1407) / http://www.airindia.in/
VI. Air India Express (+91 44 4001 3001) / https://www.airindiaexpress.in/
VII. IndiGo (+91 0124 617 3838 / +91-9910383838) / https://www.goindigo.in/
For further details, please refer to the website of Ministry of Civil Aviation, India https://www.civilaviation.gov.in/en/about-air-transport-bubbles
|Country||Reference Links – Information shared by respective countries||Information shared by Airlines|
|UAE||https://u.ae/en/information-and-services/justice-safety-and-the-law/handling-the-covid-19-outbreak/travelling-amid-covid-19||Etihad & Emirates|
Passengers should connect with Airlines and confirm their eligibility for travel to a specific country, by referring to the guidelines available on the respective country’s regulatory website, as these guidelines are subject to change.
As per the DGCA circular dated June 26, 2020, all scheduled international commercial passenger flight services to and from India will remain suspended till 2359 hours on August 31, 2020. This restriction is not applicable to international cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.
Domestic passengers arriving at BLR Airport must register on the Seva Sindhu portal of Government of Karnataka , before boarding.
As per Government of Karnataka orders, those who fail to register, or provide incorrect information, shall attract penal action as per section 51(b) of The Disaster Management Act 2005 and section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
As per a Government of Karnataka order dated July 6, 2020, passengers arriving from all States – including Maharashtra – must follow 14 days of home quarantine.
As per a GoK circular, if a passenger is symptomatic on arrival from any State, the passenger will be taken to a designated COVID-19 hospital for further examination. If tested negative 14 days of home quarantine must be followed.
Transit passengers at BLR Airport are not subject to quarantine if they do not exit the Terminal. However, health screening protocol will be applicable for transit passengers.
Self-quarantine is for people who have no symptoms but stay home to reduce the risk of getting sick/ spreading the virus.
Ensure that you stay at home for the mandated 14 days.
Avoid all situations that could infect people, including social & public gatherings or public transport.
Limit movement within your home to a room/ area. Avoid close interaction with people at home.
Use your own bathroom, if you can. If not, wipe surfaces after use. Do not share towels, soap, plates, cutlery, etc.
Wash your hands with soap and water. Clean/ sanitise surfaces that may be contaminated such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, tables, etc.
Keep tissues and hand sanitizer handy. Always discard used tissues in a closed bin.
Monitor your symptoms. If your health deteriorates, contact your doctor/ healthcare facility immediately.
We are working with F&B outlets to ensure:
Customer-facing areas of outlets are sanitised every 2 hours.
No shaking hands - Namaste is the standard greeting.
All kitchen staff involved in food production are mandated to use sanitisers frequently.
Masks are mandatory for operations and kitchen staff.
Mandatory medical check-up in case of flu-like symptoms.
Washroom hygiene has always been a high-priority at BLRAirport.
Washrooms are cleaned and sanitised round the clock.
Soap and tissue paper are regularly re-stocked.
The safety of passengers is our top priority.
Supported by well-trained housekeeping staff, sanitising and deep cleaning of the terminal is on round the clock. It includes hourly sanitisation, and fumigation every 6 hours.
Hand sanitisers are available at 400+ locations within the Airport.
Face masks and gloves are available at the Airport Pharmacy.
Medical waste is disposed in a scientific manner.
Please contact: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s
24X7 helpline +91-11-23978046