Under the air bubble agreement between two countries, special international flights can be operated by their airlines to the country concerned under restrictive conditions. The embassy has not yet determined how long the air bubble deal will last. It has been learned that both countries can provide the same number of seats. There will be one service per day. “TransportPipe” or “air travel agreement” are temporary agreements between two countries to resume commercial passenger traffic in the event of suspension of scheduled international flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are reciprocal, which means that airlines in both countries enjoy similar advantages. The details of these agreements as of 18.11.2020 are as follows: Gulf Air, Air India and Air India Express are allowed to operate special flights under this agreement. India concluded an air travel agreement with Bangladesh on 28 October 2020. This agreement is valid until 31 January 2021.
Indian and Bangladeshi airlines are now allowed to operate flights between India and Bangladesh and carry on these flights the following categories: the agreement allows Indian and Bahraini national airlines to operate a number of flights between India and Bahrain. The Indian embassy said in a statement on Friday that the two countries had decided to activate the air bubble order. Under the agreement, a fixed number of services will be provided between the two domestic airlines in India and Bahrain. As of now, India has concluded such air bubble agreements with about 18 countries, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. Read also – COVID-19: India`s daily cases fall to 38,772, more than 45,000 recoveries reported in the last 24 hours India has completed another “air bubble”, this time with Bahrain, to facilitate air travel between the two countries, the Indian Embassy in Bahrain said. The post announced the same on Twitter and wrote: “We are pleased to announce that both governments have agreed to operate the air bubble agreement between India and Bahrain.” Given that some European countries are experiencing a second wave of infections, air bubbles that allow citizens to travel freely between certain nations under mutual agreement seem to be the “new normal,” even though international demand for air travel remains lamentable. . . .