As the outbreak of deadly Coronavius has risen in India and worldwide, the aviation companies are out there with their safety measures and have out in place the emergency measures to counter the threat of in-flight infection.
Due to the scares spread by coronavirus rising rate, the airlines are taking the measures in such way and here are the measures announced by different airlines and how it is going to affect your travel plans:
Air India and Indigo have already suspended flights to Shanghai, Hong Kong. The airline announced on the micro-blogging site that they are putting a ban for a couple of days and has extended it as far as June now.
SpiceJet has suspended its flight from Delhi-Hong Kong from February 16 to 29. Vistara Airlines has temporarily reduced flights to and from Bangkok and Singapore.
There is no restriction on domestic travel so far.
The Indian government has revoked visas for travellers from China, Iran, Republic of Korea, Italy and Japan.
“Regular (sticker) visa/e-visa granted to nationals of People’s Republic of China, issued on or before February 5, 2020, were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for a fresh visa to the nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate,” the advisory said.
The advisory also directed passengers arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan to undergo medical screening at the port of entry.