International Flights Likely to Start in August
Indian Airlines will Fly to US, EU, Gulf Countries Under Bilateral Agreement
Government might restart International flights as early as August with limited capacity and only to countires with bilateral agreement.
Indigo Airlines and Air Arabia has already announced flight schedule to UAE.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) had on June 23 said India is considering establishing "individual bilateral bubbles" with the US, the UK, Germany and France.
Working on a consensus to restart the international flights. This is going to be through air bubbles.
"Talks are mainly going on between India and the US, India and Canada,India and Europe and India and the Gulf countries to start flights in these bubbles.
This also means that rather than opening the air services to all countries, government will start the international flights in a calibrated manner and only with countries they have bilateral agreement.
Govt might in fact carry on the Vande Bharat Mission with non-partner countries to repatriate international passengers.
With Inputs from PTI & News18.
Latest Update : Emirates Airlines has also started its operations in Dubai.