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Anyone travelled on BA flight from UK to India in Dec 2020

Anyone travelled on BA flight from UK to India in Dec 2020

Old Dec 23, 20, 9:24 pm
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Anyone travelled on BA flight from UK to India in Dec 2020

Anyone Travelled on BA277 recently and got tested at home?
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Old Dec 24, 20, 3:25 am
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Welcome Spk001

I'm not sure about HYD but a relative was due to fly out to BOM today, however, that flight was cancelled (as expected). However, BOM is also in one of the states where officials are testing incoming passengers every few days at the moment I believe, but rules and procedures are constantly changing, and they differ between states, so it's difficult to keep up.

I recently returned from BLR and no testing upon arrival or departure, only temperature checks. A negative test certificate was required for me upon arrival into BLR, which I already had.
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Old Dec 24, 20, 5:21 am
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Standard Operating Procedure for Epidemiological Surveillance and Response in the con

Ok thanks Paren - here is what I found as SOP, which is pretty comprehensive......:

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/SOPforS...ov2variant.pdf
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Old Dec 25, 20, 12:32 am
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Ok thanks Paren - here is what I found as SOP, which is pretty comprehensive......:

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/SOPforS...ov2variant.pdf
Thanks for sharing. My wife travelled to BOM on BA on the 19th Dec (just before the announcement of this new Covid variant). No one has contacted her so far... letís see
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Old Dec 25, 20, 4:04 am
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I had the govt healthcare professional contact, come home and take the sample - result came back in a day, thankfully tested negative. Good luck, it’s pretty stressful to think about yourself and family you are visiting and thinking about the SOP they are operating under.
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Old Dec 29, 20, 1:23 pm
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Thread Hijack>> Sorry
I hope to fly BA 139 to BOM Jan 2nd , and with above info..
Anything any of the FT crew may to want to add..
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Old Dec 29, 20, 2:02 pm
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Thread Hijack>> Sorry
I hope to fly BA 139 to BOM Jan 2nd , and with above info..
Anything any of the FT crew may to want to add..
At the moment, I've had a few people tell me that BOM requires a negative PCR certificate to be produced to immigration (even those travelling domestically). This, I believe, is BOM specific at the moment at least (other airports may not specifically ask for a PCR certificate but just a negative certificate of some sort).
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Old Dec 30, 20, 6:18 am
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At the moment, I've had a few people tell me that BOM requires a negative PCR certificate to be produced to immigration (even those travelling domestically). This, I believe, is BOM specific at the moment at least (other airports may not specifically ask for a PCR certificate but just a negative certificate of some sort).
Thats correct, I had to have a negative test within 72 hours before flying to BOM in December.

BA139 to BOM is now not scheduled until January 7th, as per updated Indian Government updates.
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Old Dec 30, 20, 6:23 am
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Thats correct, I had to have a negative test within 72 hours before flying to BOM in December.

BA139 to BOM is now not scheduled until January 7th, as per updated Indian Government updates.
Do you know how BA is rebooking affected passengers? Are they allowing re-booking on other airlines: OneWorld (QR) or others (Etihad, Emirates, etc)

My wife is scheduled to fly on BA 139 on 4th. Waiting for the flight to be cancelled before we can rebook
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Old Dec 30, 20, 6:32 am
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Originally Posted by kosy91 View Post
Do you know how BA is rebooking affected passengers? Are they allowing re-booking on other airlines: OneWorld (QR) or others (Etihad, Emirates, etc)

My wife is scheduled to fly on BA 139 on 4th. Waiting for the flight to be cancelled before we can rebook

I doubt that she will be allowed to travel.

https://boi.gov.in/content/advisory-...ted-covid-19-1


2. Airlines operating flights to/from India from other countries shall not board any passenger travelling from United kingdom to India and shall ensure that no passenger coming from united Kingdom is boarded in a flight for any destination in India either directly or indirectly.
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