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Air traffic likely to soar as regular foreign flights take wing after 2 yrs

Development marks end of air bubbles which came into being in mid-2020. Over 115,000 passengers flew in and out of India on 667 flights under this mechanism on Saturday

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Indian skies opened up again for scheduled international flights on Sunday, after a gap of two years, bringing more travel options for passengers and better revenue opportunities for airlines struggling with high fuel prices.

Mumbai will have direct flights to Poland and Vietnam for the first time, while Delhi shall reconnect with Nairobi in Kenya after eight years. Passenger flights to Egypt, Malaysia, and Turkey are also being restored in the summer schedule, which was approved on Saturday.

The start of scheduled international passenger flights marks the end of air transport bubbles, which came into effect in mid-2020. Over 115,000 passengers flew

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First Published: Mar 27 2022 | 7:17 PM IST

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