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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.

ESSENTIAL COVID-19 RELATED TRAVEL INFORMATION

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 https://csmia.adaniairports.com/notification.aspx . 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) https://myhindlab.com/MobVerifyPatRegistrationAAI.aspx 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.
  • Check-in will be permitted only after obtaining the negative test results. 
  • 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.

2. New conditions of entry in France Effective 03 March 2022, French authorities have classified India in the GREEN ZONE. Based on this change the entry conditions into France have been revised from India. • For fully vaccinated customers: present proof of a complete vaccination status • You are considered vaccinated:

  • 28 days after one dose of the Janssen vaccine,
  • 7 days after the second dose for the other vaccines recognized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) (Pfizer/Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Covishield)
  • Passengers who have received all the required doses of vaccine recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO)*, passengers are fully vaccinated 7 days after receiving a one additional dose of mRNA vaccine recognized by the EMA. (Moderna or Pfizer-BionTech vaccine).
  • Passengers aged 18 years must have received an additional dose of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 9 months after their last dose for their vaccination regimen to remain recognized as complete.
  • For more information visit : https://in.ambafrance.org/COVID-19-Conditions-for-entering-France#If-you-arrive-from-a-country-territory-on-the-green-list
  • The measures applicable to vaccinated adults also apply to any minors accompanying them, whether they are vaccinated or not.

  • Customers not meeting the above criteria, must follow the non-vaccinated conditions.

- It is mandatory for them to present a negative RT- PCR report for a test taken less than 72 hours or an antigenic test less than 48 hours is required prior departure regardless of the country of origin. - Or a recovery certificate (positive PCR or antigen test dated more than 11 days and less than six months prior to departure) - Children under 12 years old are exempt from these requirements.

*Vaccines recognized by France are those validated by the European Medicines Agency: Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, Covishield, R-Covi, Fiocruz), Johnson & Johnson and Novavax. For passengers who have received a vaccine not authorized by France but approved vaccine recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO), passengers are fully vaccinated 7 days after receiving a dose of Moderna or Pfizer In the current dynamic COVID-19 scenario, travel regulations change frequently. Passengers are personally responsible to ascertain travel eligibility based on entry conditions and health protocols via websites mentioned above. Passengers traveling via Paris to an international destination, the entry conditions of the end destination apply. 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 https://www.traveldoc.aero/?culture=en 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: https://www.traveldoc.aero/?culture=en 4. PROCESS: FOR PASSENGERS ARRIVING TO INDIA ARRIVAL GUIDELINES effective 14th February, 2022. The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued new arrival guidelines for passengers arriving into India effective 14th February, 2022. Below requirements are mandatory. Non-compliance will lead to denied boarding. 1. Submit self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration before the scheduled travel, including last 14 days travel details. 2. Passengers must submit a self-declaration via https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registrationat 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. 3. Submit a negative RT-PCR test report. This test should have been conducted within 72 hours prior to undertaking the journey. The test report should be uploaded on https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/covid-19-exemption-international-passenger for consideration. Each passenger shall also submit a declaration with respect to authenticity of the report and will be liable for criminal prosecution, if found otherwise. The decision taken by the government authorities as communicated via the portal will be final. Passengers are advised to carry a copy of the report to be produced on arrival if needed. Or, Certificate of completing full primary vaccination schedule of COVID-19 vaccination** For **List of Countries/Regions in respect of which primary vaccination schedule completion certificate is allowed to be uploaded visit https://www.mohfw.gov.in/ 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 (https://eregister.tnega.org/). 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.    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.
  • FORMS FOR DEPARTURES FROM INDIA
  • Passengers travelling to Metropolitan France are required to provide additional documents such as  travel certificates and statements.
  • This is a mandatory requirement.
  • Information and forms are available on https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Certificate-of-international-travel#from6