Coronavirus Additional Travel advisory 19-03-2020
A maximum travel time of 20 hours is permissible for such commercial passenger aircraft to land in India.
Government of India
Ministry of Health & FW
Additional Travel Advisory for Novel Coronavirus Disease
In continuation of the travel advisories issued on 11th March,16th March and
17th March 2020, the following additional advisory is issued:
1.No scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall take off from any foreign
airport for any airport in India, after 0001 hrs GMT of March 22, 2020 (*i.e. 0531 hrs Indian Standard
Time (IST) of March 22, 2020). These instructions shall remain in force till 0001 hrs GMT of March 29,
2.A maximum travel time of 20 hours is permissible for such commercial passenger aircraft
to land in India.
3.As such, no incoming scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall be
allowed to disembark its passengers *on Indian soil* (Foreigner or Indian) after 2001 hrs GMT of March
22, 2020 (*i.e. 0131hrs IST of March 23, 2020).
4.These instructions are in addition to the travel restrictions/ advisories already issued
and under implementation.
5.The above are temporary measures to restrict the spread of
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India