According to reports Air India express flights to Dubai have been suspended for 15 days. A passenger was found Corona positive during a flight from Jaipur to Dubai.Air India violated the rule for the second time. Air India said that the concerned ground handling agencies had taken appropriate action against the employees responsible for this mistake.
Along with the suspension, Air India will have to bear all the expenses of the Corona patient that was flown to Dubai. To resume operations, Air India has to submit a detailed corrective action and procedure plan to avoid such incidents in the future.
Actually, on 4th September 2020, a Corona positive passenger travelled from Jaipur to Dubai. He was tested positive before travel. However, the airlines still allowed the passenger to travel.
The government career, Air India express made covid-19 negative report mandatory to travel to UAE. For all passengers above 12 years of age, it is compulsory to upload a valid covid negative PCR report on the website.
As per guidelines, all passengers are required to obtain a copy of a valid negative report from government recognised test centre. Each passenger must go through the covid-19 PCR test, but it should not be off before 96 hours from taking off.
The coronavirus situation is getting worse in India. Presently not all airlines are fully functional. A limited number of airlines are operating. On Friday, 96,424 new cases of Corona were reported in India.