The low-cost airline SpiceJet (SpiceJet) has a “slot machine” at London`s Heathrow Airport. This will allow the airline to launch flights to London from next month. SpiceJet said in a statement to the stock exchanges that it had obtained these slots as part of the Air Bubble agreement. After the launch of international flights, it will be extended to allow for regular traffic. All international commercial flights to India have been suspended since 22 March due to the new Covid 19 coronavirus outbreak. However, charter flights are made to make their citizens stranded in other countries during this period. India has built an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now allowed to offer flights between India and Afghanistan and to carry on these flights the following categories of persons: . . . iv. Only sailors from the Schengen area, South America or Africa. .
iii. Foreigners (including diplomats) holding a valid visa issued by an Indian mission in each category covered by the Ministry of the Interior (MHA) guidelines of 30.06.2020, modified from time to time. . “Transport bubbles” or “Air Travel Arrangements” are temporary agreements between two countries that aim to resume commercial passenger transport when scheduled international flights are suspended as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. They are reciprocal, which means that airlines in both countries enjoy similar benefits. The agreements of 18.11.2020 are: . . . We are following our efforts and negotiating with 13 other countries to fly. These include Australia, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Bahrain, Israel, Kenya, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand: Civil Aviation Minister HS Puri pic.twitter.com/nfEZvLWRJ3.
. ii. Any Indian national or national of Nepal or Bhutan who is destined for only one country in the Schengen Area, South America or Africa and who has a valid visa for the destination country. It would be up to the airlines concerned to ensure that there are no travel restrictions for Indian/Nepalese/Bhutanese nationals to travel to the destination country prior to the issuance of the ticket card to the Indian/Nepalese/Bhutanese passenger; There you go. Angry ads? Install daily The Bhaskar app for ad-free messages, Before booking on flights made under the above rules, passengers must confirm that they are allowed to enter the destination country. . . .
Puri wrote on Twitter that the air bubble is also proposed for neighboring countries, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bhutan. In July, India signed agreements with the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Maldives.