Every state and airport has a set of quarantine measures the passenger must follow. If you are going to Delhi, it will be different. If you are going to Bangalore, it will be different. Bengaluru airport comes under the jurisdiction of Karnataka state government. The Karnataka government has announced a very stringent lockdown of 10 days in six of its districts. Those districts are — Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Urban, Kalaburagi, Dakshina Kannada, and Raichur. So if you are flying to Bangalore, you must know about the quarantine rules there. The first thing that you have to do is register yourself in the ‘Seva Sindhu’ website. It is a Karnataka government’s website. Mentioned below are all the guidelines a traveller must follow when flying to Bangalore airport.
Bangalore Airport Rules for Domestic and International Travellers
At the moment, all the international flights are suspended until Jul 31, 2020. Still, international cargo flights and special flights approved by DGCA can operate. Bangalore airport quarantine measures ask passengers to mandatory go into a 14 days home quarantine. Passengers arriving at the Bangalore airport must register on the ‘Seva Sindhu’ website. In case the passenger doesn’t register him/herself on the website, they will be penalised.
If the passenger is found with any of the symptoms of COVID-19, he/she will be taken to the designated COVID-19 hospital right away. All the airport taxis will be sanitised and drivers will go under a routine health screening as well. As long as the passenger doesn’t leave the airport, he/she don’t have to follow the quarantine rules of Bangalore airport.
Rules for Business Travellers
For people coming to the Bangalore state with the purpose of business, they have to follow different rules. For travellers who want to return within 48 hours of arrival, they must have a valid return ticket. All the details of staying and meeting other people should be provided. They don’t have to follow quarantine measures of the state.
For business travellers staying for less than a week but more than two days, they have different rules. First of all, he/she must have a valid return ticket. The traveller must provide all the details of their stay in the state. The traveller will have to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test at the airport. Along with that, institutional quarantine for 48 hours is mandatory for the traveller. But the traveller can escape the tests and quarantine with the help of an approved ICMR coronavirus negative test report.