Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has introduced an enhanced experience for passengers who have opted to undergo the RT-PCR test facility at the airport upon arrival. Passengers can avail a holistic offering of the RT-PCR test as well as specially packaged unlimited delicacies and Free Wi-Fi services while waiting for the test report.
Since the test results are provided in approximately 8 hours post the submission of the samples, the introduction of this new feature at CSMIA comes as a boon to travelers. At approximately Rs. 3900 per person, passengers can undergo the test facility upon arrival at the airport as well as unwind in an exclusive comfortable space while waiting on their test results. During this time, passengers can satisfy their hunger pangs with unlimited delicacies chosen from a specially crafted menu; the meals are served fresh during each meal service timing and hot and cold beverages are also available round the clock on request. Furthermore, passengers can also entertain themselves, while waiting, with unlimited browsing.
CSMIA has been a pioneer in introducing unique offerings for the convenience of all its travellers. With the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, the RT-PCR test facility at the airport was launched, as per the directive issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), to ease the concerns of travelers. In the two months since its commencement on September 6, 2020, CSMIA has witnessed over 8000 passengers availing the RT-PCR test at the airport upon arrival, comprising of approximately 6910 men and 1090 women. Out of these, approximately 100 passengers have tested positive for the virus and were transferred by the state authorities to COVID institutions.
CSMIA is keeping no stone unturned by providing comfort and convenience to the passengers. With test facilities now available at both departures and arrivals at the airport, passengers can easily transit to and from CSMIA with comfort. Furthermore, the airport diligently abides by the preventive protocols indicated by the Government of India and implements the SOPs to safeguard the overall wellbeing of its passengers. CSMIA is taking all efforts to provide a safe and seamless journey to its passengers, during this uncertain time.