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Tamil Nadu agrees to resumption of flights; here is what fliers need to know

Tamil Nadu agrees to resumption of flights; here is what fliers need to know

Tamil Nadu agrees to resumption of flights; here is what fliers need to know
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By Jude Sannith  May 24, 2020 12:36:22 PM IST (Published)

The Tamil Nadu government has agreed to the resumption of flight services from the state as decided by the Centre. Initially the state was insisting that flights be resumed only after May 31. But it has now softened its stance and said that resumption of flight services cannot be a unilateral decision.

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Following are the standard operating procedures that people looking to fly into and out of Tamil Nadu, need to keep in mind
  • All inbound domestic air travelers will have to register themselves on state-run portal, TNePass
  • Registrations on TNePass to be done after purchase of flight tickets
  • State will  request all carriers to demand for TNePass before allowing passengers to board at origin
  • All asymptomatic air passengers landing in TN will have to undergo mandatory home quarantine for 14 days
  • If passengers don't have home quarantine facilities, state quarantine facilities will be made available
  • Passengers will have to provide information on residence details, symptoms, COVID-19 test results if applicable, and whether or not passenger is under quarantine
  • Passengers arriving in TN will not be allowed outside destination airports without TNePass verification
  • Drivers of vehicles to pick up inbound passengers to undergo mandatory home quarantine for 14 days if physical contact with a passenger takes place
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