Budget provider GoAir on Thursday mentioned it has partnered Stemz Healthcare to offer coronavirus testing facility to its home and worldwide passengers.
As per journey tips of various states and nations, a number of locations require a COVID-19 RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) check to be undertaken inside a stipulated timeframe earlier than a buyer boards a flight.
GoAir has been taking a number of steps to guarantee security of passengers within the wake of the COVID-19 scenario and as a part of these measures, the airline “has partnered with ICMR-approved lab aggregator Stemz Healthcare to enable customers travelling on GoAir domestic or international network to undergo COVID-19 RT-PCR testing at affordable rates”, the airline mentioned in a launch.
Undertaking the mandated COVID-19 RT-PCR check additionally gives an exemption from quarantine to a passenger, it mentioned.
“The COVID-19 testing service in association with Stemz Healthcare to all travelling customers demonstrates our continued commitment to the ‘Safety First’ philosophy,” GoAir Chief Executive Officer Kaushik Khona mentioned.
Customers can ebook their appointment on-line via GoAir web site based mostly on their journey date, the airline mentioned, including they’ll both go for a house go to, whereby the gathering agent will go to the residence to take swabs, or select to go to over 200 assortment centres.
Once the fee is made on-line, the affirmation of fee and appointment might be e-mailed to the client. Travelling prospects want to carry the check outcomes supplied to them inside 48 to 96 hours of swab assortment, the airline added.
“Pre-flight Covid negative report is an essential for every traveller to avoid quarantine at the destination. With the launch of the services through GoAir, meeting the requirements of the destination has been simplified for passengers,” Stemz Healthcare founder and CEO Raman Sodhi mentioned.
“We are now looking at rolling out the services jointly beyond India to several countries in the coming days,” Sodhi added.
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