Bangladeshi nationals wishing to travel to India for tourism reasons can now travel as part of the air bubble, the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh said on Wednesday. India and Germany have finally reached a fair agreement on flights to be carried out by the two countries` airlines as part of the air bubble agreement. Lufthansa will now offer 10 weekly flights – 4 to and from Delhi and 3 to and from Mumbai and Bengaluru. Air India will fly seven times a week with five flights to and from Delhi and two from Bengaluru. Given that, since the beginning of this year, the pandemic has been withdrawn from both international and domestic trade and travel, such „travel bubbles” are now recommended to keep at least part of the global economy afloat. Civil Aviation UnionSense Hardeep Singh Puri said Thursday that until international civil aviation can recover its pre-COVID figures, the answer is to fly through bilateral air bubbles that will carry a potential number of people, but under conditions defined as countries, including India, still restrictions on entry. Background: The Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have launched a „travel bubble” to get their economies back on track after the closure. It refers to a bilateral agreement signed by India or with some countries to allow its national airlines to carry passengers from India. It`s next to the Indian operators. India negotiated this agreement with the United States, France and Germany, with the exception of Canada and the United Arab Emirates. As part of this agreement, all these countries are going back and forth from our country. Since the travel bubble was launched after the closure to revive the economy of the COVID-19 effect, the Indian government has taken various other initiatives to contain the disease and keep it at the water`s edge. Some of these measures are – Creating a travel bubble involves reconnecting countries or states that have been successful in stemming the new coronavirus pandemic on the national territory.
What is a travel bubble or an air bubble or an air bubble? The government of all nations is implementing the „travel bubble” or „air bubble” agreement between countries to relieve a large number of quarantine and test rules COVID 19 in arrival destinations. With the agreement of air bubbles or travel corridors, a system is put in place between two nations that perceive each other as safe and allow airlines in both countries to fly passengers in both directions without restrictions. India is in a phase of discussions with the United States, Canada, Europe and the Gulf countries to create individual travel bubbles with them, and international flights may soon resume on some routes. Airports Authority of India (AAI) President Arvind Singh on Thursday said each country`s airlines were able to operate in this bilateral agreement between the two nations. A dispute between India and Germany over flights under the air bubble led Lufthansa to cancel all scheduled flights in India, which were scheduled to be operated from Wednesday (30 September) to 20 October.