Updated Guidelines here: Recommencement of Domestic air travel w.e.f. 25.05.2020 in India

The Ministry of Civil Aviation vide Order of even Number dated 21.05.2020 has issued general instructions and detailed guidelines and also Specific Operating Guidelines (SOP) for stakeholders, in connection with the recommencement of domestic air travel from 25th May, 2020.

As per Para. 1(j)(v) of Annexure-II to Order dated 21.05.2020, the passengers have to give a declaration to the effect that they have not tested COVID-19 positive in last two months.

Also it has decided that with regards to the evolving COVID-19 situation in various places where new cases that have been cured which are to be found in large numbers, a need has been felt to update this provision to avoid
hardships in the matter of air travel to the persons cured/recovered from COVID-19.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has accordingly decided to update the above provision with a clause which is as follows
:- “I/we have not tested COVID-19 positive in the last three weeks (COVID-19 recovered persons fulfilling this condition will be allowed to travel upon showing a COVID-19 recovered/discharged certificate from any institution dealing with COVID-19 subjects).


  1. https://www.civilaviation.gov.in/sites/default/files/MoCA_OM_dated_29_06_2020.pdf
  2. https://www.123rf.com/photo_68627236_stock-vector-airplane-and-iconic-building-over-india-country-map-with-flag-colors-over-blue-background-vector-ill.html