International Flights Latest News Today: The Indian air passengers, who are planning to fly to Toronto this month, here comes a piece of wonderful news for you. As per latest updates, Air Canada, the flagship carrier of Canada, decided to increase the Toronto-Delhi flight services from October 15. The development comes after Air Canada received approval from the Canadian Transportation Agency to operate additional 3 weekly flights between Toronto and Delhi from 15 October 2021 to 26 March 2022.Also Read - International Flights: Air India Announces Fresh Flight Schedule Between India and Thailand | Here’s How to Book Tickets
The announcement from Air Canada comes after Canada resumed its daily direct flight service from India to Canada on September 26, 2021, and onwards, after a four-month-long suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also Read - Travel Update: Cambodia Announces Reopening in Phases to Fully Vaccinated Visitors
As per the latest announcements, the airline is planning to launch new non-stop flights from Montreal to Delhi and resume service to Mumbai as market conditions allow. Also Read - Delhi School Reopening News: Expert Panel of DDMA Recommends Resumption Of Classes 6-8 at 50% Capacity
Last month, Canada lifted a month-long ban on direct passenger flights from India, which was put in place owing to risks posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. All flights resumed operations from September 27.
As per the guidelines issued by Transport Canada earlier in view of the Covid-19 situation, passengers travelling from India to Canada will be required to adhere to the COVID protocols.
Air Canada: New Flight Schedule Here
Currently, Air Canada is operating AC42 and AC43 on the Toronto-Delhi route which is scheduled to be operated all 7 days of the week with a Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
As pet the announcement, AC048 from Toronto to Delhi and AC049 from Delhi to Toronto will be operating as additional daily flights under the air bubble arrangement.
Travelling to Toronto? Check travel guidelines
- Only fully vaccinated passengers are eligible to enter Canada.
- They need to obtain a pre-departure negative COVID-19 molecular test result from the Genestrings Laboratory.
- They also need to do the test within 18 hours before their scheduled departure.
- The passengers need to present the test report with a QR code issued by this laboratory to the air operator before boarding.