India has lifted all restrictions on international flights imposed due to covid, writes the Times of India, citing the General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India (DGCA).
6 Indian airlines and 60 foreign airlines from 40 countries are allowed to fly, 3249 flights will be operated every week. IndiGo (505 flights), Air India (361), AI Express (340) and Emirates (170) have the most approvals.
“Indian airlines will fly to 43 destinations in 27 countries including UAE, Singapore, Thailand, Qatar, Maldives, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Turkey, Malaysia, UK, France, Germany, USA, Canada, Australia, Israel, Japan , Hong Kong and Russia,” said a senior DGCA official, among the foreign companies that have received permission to fly to India, there are Russian airlines.
Air India will fly from Delhi to Moscow on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The Russian Ambassador to India said that in the near future the number of flights will be increased from 2 to 7 per week.