Finally a ray of good news dawns after long cold and dark covid nights as Canada has done away with requirement of RT-PCR report from a third country for the travellers from India.with resuming of direct flights to Canada, passengers are no longer required to make a halt at Serbia.First direct flight after this announcement shall be Air Canada AC42 ( Toronto-Delhi). Air India too shall start Delhi-Vancouver and Delhi-Toronto non-stop flights soon. The directs flights between Canada and India are resumed after a gap of five months,
Air Canada has informed on it’s site that ” The only accepted COVID-19 tests are an RT-PCR test or a rapid PCR test that must be taken no more than 18 hours before your departing Air Canada flight to Canada from the COVID-19 Testing Centre & Lounge across from Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. Air Canada requires either of these specific tests as no other test from any other clinic within India will be accepted, even if you are connecting from a different city.You may also be able to travel if you provide proof of a certified positive PCR test result taken between 14 and 180 days before your scheduled departure flight to Canada.