There will be random sampling of 2 per cent of international travellers from all countries on arrival. They can give their samples and will be allowed to leave the airport after that.
It would be most appropriate for them to stay back home for seven days under self-observation.
Health Minister Veena George said the visitors should however undergo the mandatory testing.
Quarantine and testing norms have been changed considering the spike in coronavirus cases.
IUML leader PK Abdu Rabb has warned of a reaction for the government's double standards over implementation of COVID protocol.
Those coming from high-risk countries should remain in quarantine for seven days and under self-observation for seven days.
Under the new norms, RT-PCR tests are mandatory for passengers arriving from 'at-risk' countries and they will be allowed to leave the airport only after the test results come.
The airlines has announced weekly three flights, operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
The RT-PCR test should be conducted within 72 hours prior to undertaking the journey.
If partially or not vaccinated, the travellers need to undertake measures which include submission of sample for post-arrival COVID-19 test at the point of arrival.