Flight/ Representative pic
Flight/ Representative pic


On Saturday (April 10), India has finalised an air bubble agreement with its neighbouring country, Sri Lanka, stated the civil aviation ministry. All the eligible passengers will be able to travel between the two countries in the near future.

The civil aviation ministry stated with this agreement India has finalised an air bubble agreement with six countries in the SAARC region and 28 countries in total.

India already has air bubble agreements with:

Afghanistan

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Canada

Ethiopia

France

Germany

Iraq

Japan

Kenya

Kuwait

Maldives

Nepal

the Netherlands

Nigeria

Oman

Qatar

Russia

Rwanda

Seychelles

Tanzania

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

the United States

Uzbekistan

Air bubbles are temporary arrangements between two countries that will allow the movement of commercial passenger services between those countries. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, international flights are suspended.

All the airlines are permitted to sell tickets between India and the respective countries in each direction through their websites, sales agents and Global Distribution Systems. But despite these agreements, the passengers will still have to ensure if the country of destination is permitting passenger entry.

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