The government of India has come up with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for travel for inbound and outbound travel under the Vande Bharat and Air Transport Bubble Flights, as per which the cost of travel will have to be borne by the travellers, said the Civil Aviation Ministry.
In its guidelines, the Civil Aviation Ministry stated that all the passengers, at the time of boarding, will be mandated to undergo thermal screening and only asymptomatic travellers will be allowed to board. As allowed by the Civil Aviation Ministry, the travel shall be on non-scheduled commercial flights and precautions such as wearing masks, hand hygiene etc. shall be observed by staff crew and all passengers while onboard.
“Category of persons eligible to travel will be permitted by the Home Ministry from time to time. Civil Aviation Ministry will display on its website the category of persons eligible to travel out of India,” the ministry added further.