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June 23, 2020

Bilateral bubbles with US, UK, France for air travel underway

New Delhi – The Ministry of Civil Aviation has received proposals from concerned authorities in several countries including US, France, Germany among others requesting that their air carriers be allowed to participate in transportation of passengers along the line being conducted by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission. These requests are being examined.

As the Ministry contemplate further opening up in response to demands, it is looking at the prospect of establishing individual bilateral bubbles, India-US, India-France, India-Germany, India-UK. These are all destinations where demand for travel has not diminished. Final decisions pursuant to negotiations are expected to be taken soon.