Flying abroad: Here are guidelines for traveling to Gulf nations, Singapore and Malaysia

Though gulf countries have restricted incoming of only their own nationals, countries like Singapore and Malaysia have opened doors to visit by foreigners.

Written by August 1, 2020 22:19

New Delhi: In view of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the government has extended ban on international passenger flights till August 31. The DGCA has said that during the suspension period, more than 2,500 repatriation flights by foreign carriers to uplift stranded passengers to and from India have been approved.

“To allow gradual movement of passenger traffic during the COVID-19 situation, ‘Transport Bubble’ agreements have been signed with the USA, France, and Germany. In coming days, more countries like UK, Canada could also have bubble facility with India.

Recently, ‘Transport Bubble’ agreement was also signed with Kuwait to uplift stranded passengers both to and from India.

Govt has issued guidelines for travelling to gulf countries and other Asian countries including Singapore and Malaysia. Though gulf countries have restricted incoming of only their own nationals, countries like Singapore and Malaysia have opened doors to visit by foreigners including Indian nationals.

Guidelines for traveling to Gulf nations, Singapore and Malaysia