The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday clarified that passengers taking international flights do not need to apply through the MoCA website and can directly book their tickets with the respective airlines. Also Read – Vande Bharat Mission Phase 6: Air India Express Opens Bookings For Flights From UAE to India | Check Details Here
A standard operating protocol issued by the Home Ministry on August 22 stated that persons eligible to travel on outbound flights “will apply to MoCA or an agency/agencies designated by MoCA for this purpose with necessary details, including places of departure & arrival”. Also Read – International Flights: Operated Over 800 Flights, Repatriated 150000 Passengers, Says IndiGo
However, the ministry informed on Twitter that it has “designated all the airlines operating under Vande Bharat Mission & air transport bubble arrangements as designated agencies for this purpose”. Also Read – Vande Bharat Mission Phase 6: Air India Express Opens Bookings For Flights From Singapore to These Indian Cities | Check Complete Schedule Here
“Passengers may book tickets directly with the airlines concerned. They need not apply/register with the Ministry of Civil Aviation,” the tweet added. No
Although commercial passenger flights on international routes have been suspended since the coronavirus-induced lockdown on March 23, the Union government has been operation special repatriation flights with state-run Air India under Vande Bharat Mission via bilateral air bubble arrangements with other nations.
Since July, airlines of both countries have been operating special flights with the US, the UK, the UAE, Germany, France and Qatar.by TaboolaSponsored LinksYou May LikeBangladesh: Work-From-Home In The US May Pay You More Than You ThinkWork Online USA | Search Ads
Under VBM phase 6, which begins next month, Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said more flights and destinations will be added. He had already said that India is currently negotiating with 13 countries, including Australia, Japan and Singapore to establish separate bilateral air bubble arrangements for international flight operations.