Updates on Travel Advisories and Requirements due to COVID-19 outbreak

Last updated: May 2, 2021 

Dear Valued Customers,

Due to the situation of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak globally, our regular international flight operations have been affected. We are working closely with authorities and we aim to gradually return to regular flight operations as soon as circumstances allow.

It is mandatory to provide personal contact information at the time of booking for all flights. Travel requirements and restrictions to your destination countries will be updated here. 



Prior to traveling to Pakistan, passengers must ensure the following requirements:

Pakistan CAA issued Travel Advisory, that has made PCR Test mandatory for ALL Inbound Passenger to Pakistan effective May 05, 2021 and in case any airline transport any passenger without RT-PCR test then the airline shall be liable to financial & administrative penalties as per Civil Aviation Rules.  

Provision of information through PASS TRACK app is also mandatory effective May 01, 2021, for all passengers traveling to Pakistan, have to download and install PASS TRACK app from the Google Play Store / Apple Store and enter their personal details as required.

Passengers should ensure that they have uploaded their information on the app or have a printed copy of uploaded information generated by the app prior to issuance of boarding passes at the point of original embarkation.

PCR test conducted within the 72 hours prior to commencement of travel to Pakistan and following passengers shall be exempted from both RT-PCR testing and PASS TRACK app uploading requirement:

  1. Children below 12 years.
  2. Disabled passengers.
  3. High-level international delegations
  4. Pakistani Deportees and Crew shall only be exempted from Pak Pass Track App, however, RTPCR / Rapid Antigen Test shall be mandatory.

Passengers traveling to Pakistan from any country will be required to present an RT-PCR test before commencement of travel, conducted within the 72 hours prior to commencement of travel to Pakistan. 

Category C Countries (Attached) are banned except for those given exemption by NCOC exemption committee.

Download and install PASS TRACK app on smartphone, available on Google and Apple playstores, and add enter personal details within 48 hours before arriving in Pakistan. Alternatively, passengers who do not have a smartphone can enter their details on the web portal: https://passtrack.nitb.gov.pk/login

As per the Ministry of National Health Services, other COVID-19 tests that can be equivalent to RT-PCR tests are also allowed. Complete list available here.

All passengers are required to fill in the Personal Declaration of Origin and Health form and hand it over to the Health Department Staff present at the airport upon arrival.

Updates on travel restrictions and other rules from/to Pakistan due to COVID-19 outbreak can be found here: Travel Updates and Information

Other countries' travel advisories can be found here:  Travel Advisories - IATA Travel Centre