Regular scheduled international flights have begun in India from March 27, 2022. This comes after a halt of over two years in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, all the international flights had been operating in an “air bubble” arrangement with other nations.
Centre has also eased COVID-19 safety rules at airports. There will be no three vacant seats inside an aircraft for social distancing.
It is noteworthy here that sixty foreign airlines of 40 countries plus countries can fly to India now.
The said approval for the resumption of regular international flights comes under the summer schedule till October 29.
With regular flights resumption, now passengers may see some airfare relief.
Yet the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine may also affect the oil prices.
The new Covid rules also dictate cabin crew members no longer need to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) kits.
The Covid-19 pandemic has once again begun rising in some parts of the world.
Moreover, the Omicron subvariant BA.2 is gaining ground in the US. COVID-19 is back in western Europe in the wake of more contagious BA.2 subvariant.
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