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AIR SUVIDHA PORTAL

AIR SUVIDHA PORTAL

Context:

According to the news published in PIB on December 7, 2021, the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare have mandated contactless self-declaration at Air Suvidha Portal to ensure the smooth running of international travellers arriving in India.

About the Air Suvidha portal:

  • It was launched in August 2020 and has been verified to comply with the travel guidelines issued on November 30, 2021.
  • This MOCA-created portal assists passengers in providing their departure and final accommodation details and RTPCR, vaccination status, etc.

Significance of the Air Suvidha portal in today’s time:

  • In today’s time, this helps government officials to keep track of contact tracing.
  • Air Suvidha aims to provide queue-free, hassle-free, and convenient air travel to all international passengers arriving in India.
  • The Air Suvidha site has already assisted 2,51,210 passengers from December 1, 2021, to December 5, 2021, since updating the new travel guidelines on November 30, 2021.

Updates made to make Air Suvidha more friendly to passengers and health/State officials are:

  • All applications from ‘at risk’ countries are marked with an H and a red band while others are green.
  • The application also considers the countries visited in the last 14 days to highlight ‘at risk’ applications.
  • For ‘At Risk’countries, commuters are advised to pre-book should provide their test on arrival and a link to the appropriate testing center to passengers on the SDF submission.

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