Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Centre mandates Air Suvidha portal for ease of travel

New Delhi: To ensure the smooth passage of international travellers arriving in India, the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has mandated contactless self-declaration at Air Suvidha Portal.

Air Suvidha is first of its kind digital portal for easing international passenger arrival in India. This portal developed by MOCA aids passengers in providing their details of travel and final stay along with RTPCR, Vaccination status etc.

In today's time, this helps state officials in contact tracing. The implementation of the Air Suvidha intends to provide hassle-free, queue free, and convenient air travel to all international passengers arriving in India.

Air Suvidha portal has already assisted 2,51,210 passengers from 1st Dec 2021 to 05th Dec 2021 since the updating of the new travel guidelines on 30th November 2021. Furthermore, over1 crore passengershave been benefitted from the Air Suvidha portal since its launch in August 2020.

To ensure the necessary prevention of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, the exemption forms from the Air Suvidha portal have been discontinued, and filling of the details have been made compulsory for all international passengers arriving in India.

07/12/21 Shreya/One India

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