Under the agreement, the following groups of people will be allowed on these flights: Manama: Indians with any type of valid visa can travel to Bahrain, the Indian embassy said Friday on Twitter. India has built an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now authorized to offer routes between India and Afghanistan and to carry on these flights the following categories of persons: India entered into an air travel agreement with Bangladesh on 28 October 2020. This plan is applicable until January 31, 2021. Indian and Bangladeshi airlines are now allowed to offer flights between India and Bangladesh and to carry the following categories of people on these flights: although India has extended its embargo on international flights until 30 September, “air bubbles” or “air bridges” are the only medium through which international commercial traffic has resumed since mid-July. Since then, India`s number of air bubbles has risen to 13, with Japan the last country to be on the list. However, the embassy did not announce when service would begin. It was understood that the service will be launched as part of the new agreement this weekend. Bahrain Flag Carrier, Gulf Air, has already started bookings from various Indian cities. i. stranded Canadian nationals/residents and foreigners with valid Canadian visas who are allowed to enter Canada; In July, India first built travel bubbles with the United States, Germany and France. Since then, India has entered into agreements with 10 other nations – Britain, Canada, maldives, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Japan. Indian nationals who have a valid visa of at least one month, with the exception of the tourist visa, are allowed to travel.
In addition, the government has now allowed all OIC cardholders to travel to India. Foreign airlines have also been allowed to carry passengers wishing to travel in their country, provided that the destination country authorizes travel to their borders. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has published detailed guidelines on people who can travel from India to these countries, as well as criteria for travel to India from those countries. With some European countries reporting a second wave of infection, air bubbles allowing citizens to travel freely between certain nations under a reciprocal agreement appear to be the “new normal”, even if demand for international air travel remains low. The EU`s civil aviation minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, said India was negotiating air bubble agreements with 13 other countries. As part of a bilateral air bubble agreement, airlines in both countries can fly special international flights with certain restrictions. India and Bahraini national airlines are allowed to fly a number of flights between the two nations, the embassy said in a statement. This will allow people to fly from India with a visit. The agreement will also allow expatriates stranded in India to return to the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is different from return flights, which are only a possibility, and passengers must register at the embassy to board such flights. The Indian Embassy in Bahrain announced on Friday that the two governments had agreed to operationalize the air bubble between India and Bahrain. The embassy has not yet determined how long the air bubble agreement will last.
It has been learned that both countries can provide the same number of seats. There will be one service a day. We are pleased to inform you that both governments have agreed to the operationalization of the air bubble agreement between India and Bahrain. @MEAIndia @IndianDiplomacy @MoCA_GoI @HardeepSPuri @MOS_MEA @DrSJaishankar @bahdiplomatic @MTT_Bahrain pic.twitter.com/sw4scFofVi Bahraini nationals and all Indians with valid Bahraini visas may board these flights from India.