ii. Any Indian national who holds a valid Visa from Afghanistan and is intended only for Afghanistan. It is the member`s interest on the airlines concerned to ensure that there is no travel restriction for Indian nationals to travel to Afghanistan with the relevant visa category before issuing a ticket/boarding pass to the Indian passenger. “The Civil Aviation Authority of Oman empty e-mail of 29.10.2020 has indicated that from 9.11.2020, the capacity of the air bubble agreement will be limited to 5,000 seats per week for each airline. In this context, it is said that from 9.11.2020, 5,000 seats per week will be allocated to the Air India Group to operate between Oman and India. Private companies based in India are invited to cease operations from 9.11.2020. One possible solution could be to provide quick COVID-19 tests before boarding to ensure that all passengers are negative. Airlines around the world are currently behind this model, with the hope that it could reopen travel. India will also benefit from extensive pre-flight testing and help it avoid bans and ensure passenger safety.
However, as heap reported earlier this month, seat capacity in the agreement has been reduced from the previous 10,000 per week to 5,000 per week. Only the national airlines Oman Air, Salam Air and Air India are allowed to operate during the air bubble agreement. “The extension of the air bubble agreement is a great relief, especially for expatriates who want to leave the country without having to pay fines,” said a social worker in Muscat. In a statement to passengers and travel agencies, low-cost airline IndiGo said: “Please be informed that the revision of the Air Bubble agreement between India and Oman, from 9 November, will require IndiGo to limit its operations between the two countries from the date indicated.dem 9 November 2020.” However, according to recent reports, only national airlines in both countries were allowed to fly, meaning that only Oman Air, Salam Air and Air India Express would fly in accordance with the air bubble agreement. Muscat: According to local media, the agreement on air bubbles between Oman and India, which began from October 1 to November 30, has been revised. The initial agreement was to fly 10,000 passengers per week in each direction (a total of 20,000 passengers); This has now been reduced to 5,000 per week, a distance (or 10,000 passengers in total). Oman-based travel agencies have confirmed that as of yesterday, Indian private airlines such as Indigo, SpiceJet and GoAir were not allowed to fly between Oman and India as part of the bubble agreement. The agreement, which was due to expire on November 30, was extended due to travel requests. “The agreement (air bubble) has now been extended until December 27,” a senior Indian embassy official said on Monday. Oman Air and Salam Air are allowed to fly between Oman and India as part of the air bubble agreement, the travel agency added. The official also confirmed that the capacity of the seats in the air bubble agreement between Oman and India has been reduced to 5,000 per week out of the previous 10,000 per week. In recent months, India has had to deal with too many positive passengers on flights.
Indian airlines have seen several bans from Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, as well as Dubai test bans.