NEWS RELEASE - 12 March 2020 Travel restrictions to/from India
NEWS RELEASE - 12 March 2020
Air Mauritius wishes to inform its customers that the Government of India has issued a travel advisory, limiting travel to and from India. Customers are advised to review their travel plans accordingly. Below is an extract of the travel advisory. The full document is available on our website at https://www.airmauritius.com/news/covid-19-outbreak---updates
• “All existing visas, except diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, employment, project visas, stand suspended till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 12h00 GMT (16h00 Mauritian time) on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.
• Visa free travel facility granted to OCI card holders is kept in abeyance till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 12h00 GMT (16h00 Mauritian time) on 13 March 2020 at the port of departure.
• Any foreign national who intends to travel to India for compelling reason may contact the nearest Indian Mission.
• Indian nationals are strongly advised to avoid all non-essential travel abroad”.
Air Mauritius also wishes to advise its customers that anyone falling within the scope of the visa restrictions mentioned will not be uplifted on its flights to India.
Air Mauritius regrets inconveniences caused.