India has built an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now allowed to offer routes between India and Afghanistan and to carry on these flights the following categories of persons: in particular, the Indians have so far concluded an air bubble agreement with 21 countries, including Qatar. With regard to the Air Bubble agreement, India had initially built travel bubbles with countries such as the United States, Germany and France. With some European countries reporting a second wave of infection, air bubbles allowing citizens to travel freely between certain nations under a reciprocal agreement appear to be the «new normal», even if demand for international air travel remains low. The EU`s civil aviation minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, said India was negotiating air bubble agreements with 13 other countries. In July, India first built travel bubbles with the United States, Germany and France. Since then, India has entered into agreements with 10 other nations – Britain, Canada, maldives, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Japan. Tata SIA Airlines Ltd, known as Vistara, is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA). India has bilateral air bubble agreements with several countries to facilitate passenger travel. The Ministry of Civil Aviation took on the microblogging site Twitter to announce the travel authorization for passengers traveling from India to Qatar and Qatar to India. The two countries have signed a bilateral air bubble pact that allows airlines in both countries to operate international flights under restrictive conditions. In order to mitigate a large number of quarantine and Covid 10 testing rules in arrival destinations, governments are implementing «air bubble» agreements between countries. Air bubbles or travel corridors are systems that are set up between two countries, which perceive each other as safe and allow airlines in both countries to fly passengers in both directions without restrictions.

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