Albilad had previously indicated that India was negotiating with 13 other countries to implement separate air bubble systems for international air operations, including Bahrain. The agreement authorizes passenger categories on these flights: Gulf Air, Air India and Air India Express are authorized to operate special flights under this agreement. India has completed a new "air bubble," this time with Bahrain, to facilitate air traffic between the two countries, according to the Indian Embassy in Bahrain. The message said on Twitter: "We are pleased to announce that both governments have agreed to the implementation of the india-Bahrain air bubble agreement." The Indian embassy said in a statement Friday that the two countries had decided to activate the air bubble regime. Under the agreement, a fixed number of services are operated between the two national airlines in India and Bahrain. The Indian Embassy in Bahrain announced on Friday that the two governments had agreed to operationalize the air bubble between India and Bahrain. We are pleased to inform you that both governments have agreed to the operationalization of the air bubble agreement between India and Bahrain. @MEAIndia @IndianDiplomacy @MoCA_GoI @HardeepSPuri @MOS_MEA @DrSJaishankar @bahdiplomatic @MTT_Bahrain pic.twitter.com/sw4scFofVi Some European countries are experiencing a second wave of infections, air bubbles that allow citizens to travel freely between certain nations under a reciprocal agreement, seem to be the "new normal", even if the 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. However, the embassy did not announce when service would begin. It was understood that the service will be launched as part of the new agreement this weekend. Bahrain Flag Carrier, Gulf Air, has already started bookings from various Indian cities.
Although India has extended its embargo on international flights until 30 September, "air bubbles" or "air bridges" are the only means by which international commercial air traffic has resumed since mid-July. Since then, India`s number of air bubbles has risen to 13, with Japan the last country to be on the list. As part of a bilateral air bubble agreement, airlines in both countries can fly special international flights with certain restrictions. India and Bahraini national airlines are allowed to fly a number of flights between the two nations, the embassy said in a statement. "In accordance with the air bubble agreement, the announced flight plan is not the normal scheduled flight. Trivandrum has scheduled a flight for today and the flight is full. You can wait until the next calendar is announced. 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. This will allow people to fly from India with a visit. The agreement will also allow expatriates stranded in India to return to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Such regulations will also enable group members to reconnect with each other and stimulate sectors such as travel and tourism. The Baltic countries, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, were the first to create an air bubble that allowed free travel between themselves while limiting external people. India has built an air bubble with Afghanistan. Indian airlines and Ariana Afghan Airlines are now authorized to offer routes between India and Afghanistan and to carry on these flights the following categories of persons: In order to defuse a large number of quarantine and testing rules Covid 10 in arrival destinations, governments implement "air bubble" agreements between countries.