Covid-19 PCR Testing for Airline Passengers

Shifa International Hospital (Shifa Labs) offers a Fully Automated PCR testing facility at the main hospital premises (Sector: H-8/4, Islamabad) and across the country through its network of Lab Collection Points (Click to view the locations: https://www.shifa.com.pk/pcr/)

Advantages:

  • Most reliable laboratory technique recommended by WHO (World Health Organization) and currently is the gold standard for diagnosis of COVID-19
  • Fully Automated RT-PCR (Fast & Most Reliable)
  • Performed using FDA approved RT-PCR testing kits

List of Airlines & Countries (which accepts RT-PCR Covid-19 Test by Shifa Labs)

Airlines
Countries
Pia
PIA (Pakistan International Airlines)
GCC/ Gulf Region

Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain

Qatar

Oman

Kuwait
Other Countries

Canada

China

France

United Kingdom

Korea
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
Afghanistan
Afghanistan

For information on other countries & destinations: https://www.piac.com.pk/travel-advisory-updates

Virgin AtlancticVirgin Atlantic Airline
U.K. (United Kingdom)
British Airways
British Airways
United Kindgdom
U.K. (United Kingdom)
British Airways Emirates

Effective 16 November 20 for passengers originating their journey from Pakistan to any destinations requiring COVID‑19 PCR test, Emirates will only accept COVID‑19 negative test certificate from a Pakistan Government Approved Lab* where a QR Code is embedded on their printed certificate for verification purpose.

Shifa International Hospital Islamabad is an Approved lab by Govt. of Pakistan for Covid-19 PCR testing

For further info: https://www.emirates.com/pk/english/help/faqs/travel-advisory-pakistan/

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