With the resumption of scheduled commercial flight operations from India, Air France customers will have access to destinations across the global network of Air France - KLM. Air France operates flights from 4 cities; Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.


1. Covid-19 Test Centers at the airport In India

    For Rapid Antigen tests : “ GARUDA” located at T3 departures,     Forecourt opposite gate no. 2

  • Mumbai: LIFINITY LAB For information on current timelines applicable for RT- PCR at  Mumbai, you are requested to directly check the latest information via . Passengers who wish to undertake the RT-PCR test before departure at Mumbai airport, please note the testing centre is relocated to Multi Level Car Parking, West Level P9 Rapid Antigen test : 60 minutes (Located at gate 2 and 3)
  • Chennai: HINDLABS (HLL lifecare Limited) located at International Arrival Terminal (T3) RT-PCR : 8hours or more and TrueNat RT-PCR (3 or more hours). Rapid Antigen Test : Passengers are required to arrive at the airport at least 5.30 hours prior departure for registration formalities etc. Test report will be give within 60 minutes. Location : D8 Ground Floor, International Terminal
  • Please note for Rapid Antigen Test: Indicative time to obtain test results is approximately 60 minutes. However, registration and testing procedure can take longer.
  • In the current scenario with the rise in demand for RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen tests, all customers are personally responsible to check latest information on timelines via the links of testing centres as mentioned above and plan their arrival at the airport accordingly.
  • In order to pre-register and arrange prior appointments, passengers are required to contact the centres at the airport directly. Cost of all tests are to be borne by the passengers.
  • Passengers are personally responsible to ascertain latest ENTRY Conditions, health & sanitation requirements at final destination. For general overview visit here.

2. Health Restrictions for Travel to France is lifted effective 1 August 2022, The French authorities have decided to lift all the health restrictions related to COVID-19 currently in force for travel from abroad to France, Corsica, and French overseas, as well as for travel between France and French overseas in both directions. The classification of countries (green, orange, red), which identifies zones of virus circulation, is also removed. Exceptions These new measures do not apply:

  • For entry into Sint Maarten (SXM)
  • For passengers CDG PPT and PPT CDG

For more information please visit here. It is still recommended to wear a mask in the terminals and on board the aircraft. Sanitary checks will remain in force only for countries which require entry restrictions. Kindly consult Travel Doc for more information. 3. As of April 27, 2021, The French authorities have implemented new travel requirements. Passengers holding  Indian passports must be in possession of a valid  Airport Transit Visa (ATV) to transit via France for final destination outside the Schengen Area. Without ATV passengers will not be permitted to board. To know more, kindly visit here. Passengers are personally responsible to ascertain eligibility via Kindly select “Transit” in menu option to know information specific to ATV. Passengers transiting through France require documents that meet the validity requirements for their final destination. Travel to France is strictly in compliance with the applicable ENTRY CONDITIONS. For passengers in transit via France and with final destination outside of France: the rules of the country of final destination apply. Passengers are personally responsible to ensure the same before boarding via: 4. PROCESS: FOR PASSENGERS ARRIVING TO INDIA ARRIVAL GUIDELINES  1. The authorities in India have updated health screening ENTRY regulations based on completion of primary vaccination schedule of COVID-19 vaccination.  France is included in the list of countries of which vaccination schedule is recognized in India. RT-PCR is no longer required for passengers holding a vaccination certificate issued by India, France or the listed countries Fully vaccinated passengers must upload proof of full vaccination on the online Air Suvidha Portal prior to travel. 2. Submit self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal before the scheduled travel, including last 14 days travel details. 3. Passengers must submit a self-declaration via least 72 hours prior departure that they would abide by the decision of the appropriate government authority any post arrival requirement to undergo home/institutional quarantine/ self-health monitoring, as warranted. 4. Passengers are advised to download "Aarogya Setu” application on their mobile devices.   5. Passengers arriving to Bengaluru are required to download 2 additional mobile apps: a. Quarantine Watch b. Apthamitra app 6. Additional requirements for passengers arriving in Chennai- Auto generated TN e-Registration is mandatory ( The travellers will be asked to apply for and get TN e-Registration copy before boarding.  7. Thermal screening would be carried out in respect of all the passengers by the health officials present at the airport. Passengers could under-go random post arrival testing. They will be allowed to leave the airport post submission of samples. If found positive, the standard protocols will apply. 8. All travellers will be required to self-monitor their health for next 14 days of arrival. 9. If travellers under self-health monitoring, develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID- 19, they will immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number. 10. Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre- and post-arrival testing. However, if found symptomatic for COVID-19 on arrival or during the period of self-monitoring period, they shall undergo testing and treated as per laid down protocol. 11. Bookings should be updated with valid email id for passengers. This is imperative to keep them updated of mandatory and important updates. Kindly refrain from using travel agency email ids. Passengers are personally responsible to comply with regulations. Protocol, exemptions, heath measures & quarantine regulations related to COVID-19 implemented in India and as applicable at Destination State / Union Territories Government to be adhered.   

  • In addition to above, all passengers are personally responsible to arrange and be in possession of the required health and travel documentation such as passport, visas, health certifications any relevant documents for ENTRY into India. 
  • For departures ex India, passengers are required to check the ENTRY requirements at destination country.
  • The regulations stated here are subject to updates.