Moreover, all international passengers are required to undergo a post-flight COVID-19 test at the Hong Kong airport.

Notably, scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, special international flights have been operating with the approval of aviation regulator DGCA.

Since May 6, Air India has been operating special international flights under the Vande Bharat Mission to help stranded people reach their destinations amid pandemic.