International flights starting from today: 3,249 weekly flights of 66 domestic and foreign airlines to 40+ countries, not a single plane will go to China

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  • The ban on leaving seats empty on the plane and wearing PPE kits has been lifted, but masks are still required.

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International flights, which have been closed for two years due to Corona, are starting from Sunday. Flights of 6 Indian and 60 foreign airlines will start for 40 countries. There will be 3,249 weekly flights from India, but there is not a single flight to China.

The airport authority has removed all restrictions such as leaving seats vacant and wearing PPE kits in the aircraft. It will be necessary to wear only mask. Domestic and many foreign companies including Air India have completed preparations to start regular flights. After the announcement of the government, there has been a growth of 30 percent in international flight bookings and up to 170 percent in inquiries.

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EasyMyTrip President (External Affairs) Himank Tripathi expressed hope of V-shape recovery in international flight bookings. He said, advance booking of tickets on our platform has increased by 40-50 per cent. MakeMyTrip CEO Vipul Prakash said – 96 percent of international flights are being searched for summer holidays. Indian people want to visit places like Dubai, Thailand, Maldives, Sri Lanka, London and Paris.

Rajeev Kale, President and Country Head, Thomas Cook (India) said – Between April and June, summer vacation bookings are 25 to 35 percent higher. Apart from this, inquiries have also increased by 170 percent. Most of the international flight and destination bookings are being done for Western Europe, Switzerland, France, Spain, Austria, Italy as well as UK, USA.

Jitendra Kejriwal, chairman of the Indian Association of Tour Operators in Maharashtra, Dadra, Nagar Haveli and Daman region, said, “People have started doing international business and exhibition travel. Europe holiday season is currently in India. In the Middle East, people are avoiding going there due to the RT-PCR test and the necessity of quarantine one day.

Companies of many countries are starting flights again

  • Emirates will resume 170 weekly flights from Dubai to India from April 1.
  • British Virgin Atlantic’s second daily London-Delhi flight from 1 June.
  • Thai Airways will launch 35 weekly flights to India in the summer.
  • American Airlines will launch Seattle-Bengaluru flights at the end of the year. Finnair will launch 3 new weekly flights.
  • Germany’s Lufthansa operates 3 Chennai-Frankfurt flights a week from April 29.
  • Delhi International Airport Ltd. It is expected that connectivity will start for more than 60 cities.
  • Kovid used to pass 1.8 lakh passengers daily through East Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport.
  • Air traffic movement from the country’s busiest Delhi airport may increase from 165 per day to 300 this summer.

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