India and Germany have agreed to discuss the status of their travel bubble agreement. The news comes after India rejected Lufthansa`s proposed October flight plan and forced it to cancel flights until October 20. Germany reacted appropriately and suspended Air India flights to Germany until October 14. After a few days of tensions, it seems that both sides now want to negotiate the resumption of the travel bubble and future schedules. In the world, India has a transport air bubble of 18 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, with a focus on countries that have huge Indian communities or diaspora. Flights between India and Germany resume under the provision of air bubbles. Lufthansa fã1/4 days from Delhi (4 days). t.co/9cNyCQIZcH India created an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now allowed to operate flights between India and Afghanistan and carry on these flights the following categories: several flights have been cancelled due to the brief suspension of the air bubble. Those with Air India tickets between October 20 and October 26 have been asked to contact the airline to postpone after October 26. Due to the diversity of numbers, the air bubble between India and Germany – an agreement between two countries allowing their airlines to make two-lane journeys – has been suspended.
All flights between the two countries have been cancelled until October 20. Scheduled international flights to India have been suspended since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, special international flights have been flying to India since May under the „Vande Bharat Mission” and since July under bilateral air bubble agreements between India and other countries. Eu Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri commented on the suspension of the air bubble between India and Germany, saying recently that talks were underway between the two countries. „It`s not about letting foreign airlines in or not. We are all for the foreign airlines that operate here. Don`t make a mistake. But I think it`s time for the message to go out loud and clear, that it won`t be at the expense of Indian developers. In the context of regulated agreements (of air bubbles), we do not insist on total parity.
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