Normalisation of international flight services expected by year-end: Govt

Normalisation of international flight services expected by year-end: Govt
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Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal on Wednesday said international flight services are expected to be normalised by the end of this year.


Scheduled international passenger flights to and from India remain suspended since March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 





On resumption of normal services to global destinations, Bansal said international flight services are expected to be normalised “very soon” and “by the end of this year”.


Under an air bubble arrangement between the two countries, international passenger flights can be operated by their respective carriers into each other’s territories subject to certain conditions.



Under an air bubble arrangement between two countries, international passenger flights can be operated by their respective carriers into each other’s territories subject to certain conditions.


Last week, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the government was evaluating the process for normalising international operations and asserted that it wants to return to normalcy while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic situation in certain parts of the world.


“I am all for regaining our space in the civil aviation arena in the world and making a hub in India and for more wide body aircraft. We will get there but bear with me and trust me, I am on your side. We will work together but in a safe environment,” he had said.

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