New Delhi: International airline services are expected to resume before the end of the year, according to Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, international flights to and from India have been prohibited since March of last year. Flights are now performed under the Vande Bharat Mission.
For the operation of international flights, India has an air bubble system with more than 25 nations. Bansal stated that normal flights to worldwide destinations will likely resume very soon, maybe before the end of this year.
Under an air bubble arrangement between the two countries, international passenger flights can be operated in each other's territories by their respective carriers under certain conditions.