Indian Civil Aviation Minister (I/C) Hardeep Singh Puri announced the new bilateral agreements with Kenya and Bhutan, which warn stranded Indians in the regions to take note. In Africa, there has only been an agreement on the air bubble with Nigeria. A bush safari, a hike or a bath in a smoking onsen: your therapeutic possibilities will soon expand. India has air bubble agreements with Kenya, Bhutan and Japan – flights to these countries are expected to begin soon. As part of a bilateral air bubble pact, airlines in both countries can fly internationally with certain restrictions. Click here to read the Mint ePaperMint is now on telegram. Join the mint chain in your telegram and stay up to date with the latest economic news. ii. Any Indian national who holds a valid Visa from Afghanistan and is intended only for Afghanistan. It is the member`s interest on the airlines concerned to ensure that there is no travel restriction for Indian nationals to travel to Afghanistan with the relevant visa category before issuing a ticket/boarding pass to the Indian passenger.

Indian airlines can now operate in Kenya and Bhutan because of bilateral agreements on air bubbles, EU Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday. India has created an air bubble with Kenya. Indian and Kenyan airlines are now allowed to offer routes between India and Kenya and to carry on these flights the following categories of people: “Reaching out to stranded indians. In order to further strengthen international bilateral air links, the Air Bubble agreements with Kenya-Bhutan are now in force. Indian airlines will be able to operate in these countries. Airlines from these countries will be able to fly to India. Puri Twitted`s India said Wednesday that it has signed air bubble agreements with two other countries that have set the total number of nations with which these temporary agreements are formed at 15. Indians will soon be able to fly special international flights to and from Kenya and Bhutan to destinations in India and 13 other nations with which such pacts already exist. NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Civil Aviation has added other destinations, including Bhutan and Kenya, to the list of countries where Indians can fly. Air bubbles between India and Bhutan, as well as India and Kenya, have been put into service, with the national airlines of the three countries aiming to bring commercial passenger traffic back to pre-pandemic levels. “India formalized an air bubble with Germany in July 2020. An air bubble system allows nationals of both countries to travel in both directions.

However, restrictions are imposed on Indian nationals wishing to travel to Germany, which has caused considerable penalization for Indian airlines, which has led to an unjustified distribution of traffic for Lufthansa. Unlike Indian airlines that fly 3-4 flights a week, Lufthansa has flown 20 flights a week. Despite this discrepancy, we offered to evacuate 7 flights a week for Lufthansa, which they did not accept. Negotiations are continuing,” said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), India`s Civil Aviation Supervisory Authority. India has the same air bubble agreements with the other 13 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Kenya, Canada, Iraq, Japan, the Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. India therefore has these special travel arrangements with 15 countries: the Indian Minister of Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri, announced these agreements in recent days. Under the air bubble agreement, Indian and these countries can receive leaflets safely – no special travel authorization is required (except visas, of course).