West Bengal: No RT-PCR test for double-dosed flyers | Kolkata News - Times of India
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West Bengal: No RT-PCR test for double-dosed flyers | Kolkata News – Times of India

KOLKATA: The state on Monday allowed passengers who are fully vaccinated to fly into Bengal without having to undergo an RT-PCR test. However, those who are partially vaccinated or have not received even one dose yet will have to undergo RT-PCR test before boarding a flight to Kolkata, Bagdogra or Andal.
The order, with immediate effect, came as a huge relief for passengers, particularly business travellers who have been avoiding trips into and out of Bengal unless absolutely necessary to avoid the hassle of taking time out for a Covid test.

The travel trade industry and the airport operator, who have been lobbying for relaxation of the RT-PCR norm for passengers who have received two Covid vaccine shots, welcomed the move and said it would act as a shot in the arm for the beleaguered industry. Airport officials said passenger count could increase by 8%-10% following the order.
“The airlines have been praying for the relaxation of the RT-PCR test rule in case of passengers who…

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