Air Bubble Agreement Between India And Germany

However, the DGCA said: “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.¬†However, it continued negotiations on the issues, which led to the resumption of services between the two countries. Germany was one of many countries with which India negotiated a “travel bubble agreement” this summer to allow the re-establishment of limited services between the two countries, as coronavirus-related travel restrictions began to ease. Today, in a message on social media, Indian Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that flights between India and Germany will resume as part of an agreement on air bubbles. Because of the different figures, the air bubble of India and Germany – an agreement between two countries that allowed their airlines to operate both routes – was suspended. All flights between the two countries have been cancelled until 20 October. Following a dispute with Germany over the number of flights between India and the European country that resulted in the suspension of the air bubble between the two countries, air services resumed under the bilateral agreement with German airline Lufthansa and Air India, which operated 10 and 7 flights per week respectively. Planned international flights have been suspended in India since 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, since May, international passenger flights have been conducted as part of the “Vande Bharat Mission” in India and bilateral air bubble agreements have been concluded between India and other countries since July. India has built an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now allowed to offer routes between India and Afghanistan and to carry on these flights the following categories of persons: Flights between India and Germany will resume as part of the regulation of air bubbles. Lufthansa will operate from Delhi (4 days) …

t.co/9cNyCQIZcH Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said Lufthansa has reached the bubble deal to transport passengers of sixth freedom or passengers who were to travel beyond Germany. Due to the short suspension of the air bubble, several flights were cancelled. Those with Air India tickets between October 20 and October 26 have been asked to contact the airline and reschedule them after October 26. EU Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri commented on the suspension of the air bubble between India and Germany with talks between the two countries. “It`s not about hiring foreign airlines or not. We are all for the foreign airlines that work here. Don`t make a mistake. But I think it`s time for the message to be clear, that it will not come at the expense of Indian airlines. In the context of regulated agreements (air bubbles), we do not insist on total parity. Even close to parity it will be,” the minister said.