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Advisory for Indian nationals travelling to India by non-scheduled commercial flights 

May 07, 2020

Advisory for Indian nationals travelling to India

by non-scheduled commercial flights 

1. Government of India has decided to facilitate the return of Indian nationals from the United States, who could not travel due to COVID-19 related international travel restrictions, in a phased manner.

2. Air India will be operating non-scheduled commercial flights from the U.S. to various cities in India from 9 to 15 May 2020 in the first phase, as per details* below:

S.

No

Date

Flight No.

Origin

Dep.

Time

Destination

Fare in US$ (Approx)*

First

Business

Eco-nomy

1

09 May 2020

AI 174

San Francisco (SFO)

23:00

Mumbai

&

Hyderabad

5612

3722

1362

2

10 May 2020

AI 144

Newark (EWR)

23:55

Mumbai

&

Ahmedabad

5612

3372

1362

3

11 May 2020

AI 126

Chicago (ORD)

23:25

Mumbai

&

Chennai

5612

3372

1362

4

12 May 2020

AI 104

Washington D.C (IAD)

23:15

Delhi

&

Hyderabad

NA

3372

1412

5

13 May 2020

AI 174

San Francisco (SFO)

23:00

Delhi

&

Bengaluru

5612

3722

1362

6

14 May 2020

AI 144

Newark (EWR)

23:30

Delhi

&

Hyderabad

5612

3372

1362

7

15 May 2020

AI 126

Chicago (ORD)

23:25

Delhi

&

Hyderabad

5612

3372

1362

*One-way fare mentioned above provided by Air India; and subject to change. Additional fare may be charged for domestic sectors.

3. Since the number of seats on the flights would be limited, passengers with the compelling cases such as those facing medical emergencies or requiring return due to bereavement in the family, students, pregnant women, elderly or those facing expiry of visas will be given priority, and identified through an electronic random selection method.

4. The cost of travel from designated airport in the USA to the designated airport in India will be borne by the passenger.The Embassy/Consulates will share the details of passengers identified with Air India Offices that will contact them directly regarding booking of tickets and mode of payment. Refund or adjustments, if any, for previously booked tickets may be processed separately with the Air India.

5. All passengers will be required to under go medical screening before boarding the flight and only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to travel.

6. All passengers on arrival in India will be medically screened and would have to download and register on Arogya Setu app.

7. All passengers will need to under go a 14-day mandatory quarantine on arrival in India in institutional quarantine facilities on payment basis as per the protocols framed by Government of India. COVID test would be done after 14 days and further action would be taken according to applicable health protocols.

8. All passengers will have to follow the protocols and procedures including Health Protocols issued by the Government of the USA on departure and by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Civil Aviation and other concerned authorities of Government of India before, during the journey and on arrival in India.

9. All passengers will be required to sign an Undertaking (Download Undertaking Form), which will be collected from them at the airport before boarding the flight.

Washington DC

6 May 2020

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