The air bubble with Qatar is valid until October 31. Indian airlines and Qatar Airways may carry the following categories of people on such flights The agreement on flights between India and Qatar was launched on 18 July to facilitate the return of expatriates after the suspension of the flight after the COVID EXPLOSION. “Our efforts to facilitate movement between countries continue,” the embassy said, thanking the civil aviation authorities of Qatar and India for renewing the agreement. As part of a bilateral air bubble pact, airlines in both countries can fly internationally with certain restrictions. They are considered reciprocal, which means that airlines in both countries benefit in the same way. Read also – The first COVID-19 vaccine is here But do we all need to be vaccinated? Here is what we know earlier, the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation had announced the creation of an air bubble with Qatar from 18 to 31 August for flights to and from both parties, as agreed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Qatar. Planned international flights have been suspended in India since 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, since May, the Vande Bharat mission has flown specific international passenger flights to India and, since July, under bilateral air bubble agreements between India and other countries. “India has created an air bubble agreement with the State of Qatar. This bubble is valid until 31.10.2020,” read the article.
Read also – COVID-19 can lead to depression, anxiety in pregnant women Doha: the bubble travel regime between India and Qatar has been extended until 31 December. However, only travel from India to Qatar is now allowed. Transit travel, especially to European countries, is not permitted. As part of an air bubble pact between the two countries, special international flights can be flown by their airlines to the other country`s territories under restrictive conditions due to the COVID 19 pandemic. An air bubble is a bilateral agreement between two countries that allows airlines from both countries to fly internationally with a number of rules and restrictions. 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 people: DOHA: The agreement on the air bubble between India and Qatar has been extended until 31 December, the Indian embassy tweeted. As part of the agreement between India and Qatar, it states that “flights from Qatar to India will carry the following passengers: Indian nationals who are stranded in Qatar; all Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders with Qatari passports and Qatari nationals (including diplomats) holding a valid visa issued by an Indian mission in each category covered by the Ministry of the Interior`s directives of 30.06.2020. India has restricted access to international flights to its airports and only allows flights from certain countries under the air bubble agreement.