Swiss International Airlines, the flag carrier of Switzerland has announced that it will commence flight operation between India and Switzerland starting from 10th January 2022 under the Air Bubble Arrangements.
As per the details shared by the Lufthansa group, Swiss will be operating two weekly direct flights between Zurich in Switzerland and Mumbai.
Swiss has scheduled LX154, from Zurich, Switzerland to Mumbai, India every Monday and Wednesday starting 10th Jan 22; while the return flight LX155 from Mumbai to Zurich will be operated on every Wednesday and Friday with effective from 12th Jan 22.
|Flight No||Departure||Dep. Time||Arrival||Arr. Time||Freq.||Start Date|
|LX154||Zurich||20:20||Mumbai||09:05 +1||Mon, Wed||10th Jan 22|
|LX155||Mumbai||01:30||Zurich||06:20||Wed, Fri||12th Jan 22|
The announcement came after India and Switzerland signed an air bubble pact earlier this month. The agreement allows both nations to operate a specific number of flights in the wake of Covid-19 curbs across the world.
Guidelines For Passengers Traveling To Switzerland
For entering Switzerland with children or adolescents, travelers need to note the following:
- Children and adolescents need to fill in the entry form, which can be included in the entry form of the adult travelling with them.
- Children under the age of 16 are not required to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test on entering Switzerland. They are exempted from the test requirement on entry and the test requirement within 4-7 days of arrival.
The above regulations are only applicable in Switzerland. Transit through other countries to Switzerland and visiting other Schengen countries internally from Switzerland might be restricted, depending on the travel regulations outlined by the respective country.
Travelers are advised to check with the authorities of concerned countries while planning their travel.
Switzerland Visa Update
The Embassy of Switzerland Visa Section in Delhi and VFS Global have started accepting applications for all types of Schengen Swiss visas, including Type C (entry and a stay of up to 90 days within a period of 180 days).
VFS is operational and accepting visa applications at the centers in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, and Hyderabad. The travelers no longer have to be quarantined after arriving in Switzerland.
Applicants have to check with the airlines if a PCR test report is required for boarding the airplane. For further information, do contact our respective offices in Delhi and Mumbai.