Passengers flying from India to Dubai on India’s budget airline Air India Express will now have to follow revised regulations on PCR Covid-19 tests
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Indian carrier Air India Express (AIE) on Wednesday night announced that copies of COVID-19 PCR test reports submitted by Dubai-bound passengers from India must have a QR code linking to their original test report.
“As per the advisory issued by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the copy of the Covid-19 PCR test report submitted by passengers must have QR code linking to their original test report,” tweeted Air India Express.
“Also, the time of sample collection (date and time of sample collection) and sample reporting (date and time of test result) must be mentioned accurately,” the airline said in the latest COVID-related travel updates posted on Twitter.
The airline said the move follows an advisory from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
As per the latest rules, passengers from India, at the time of boarding, must produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test report issued not more than 72 hours prior to the departure of the flight to Dubai.