Indian national carrier Air India has announced new flights for Lagos, Nigeria from Delhi under the Air Bubble Arrangements.
As per the schedule posted by the airline, it will operate two flights each in February & March on the DEL-LOS-DEL sector.
“We are delighted to announce Air India’s forthcoming schedule for Nigeria on the DEL-LOS-DEL sector, with two flights each in February & March. Despite challenges, @airindiain has always come to help in the time of need. Air India – A Maharajah in the true sense.” Indian Embassy in Nigeria twitted.
Here is the full schedule of Air India flights between Delhi, India, and Lagos, Nigeria under the air bubble arrangements.
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As per the air bubble agreement, both Indian and Nigerian carriers are now permitted to operate flights between India and Nigeria and carry the following categories of persons on such flights:
A. From India to Nigeria:
- Stranded Nigerian nationals/residents, foreign nationals destined for Africa and transiting through Nigeria or spouses of these persons, whether accompanying or otherwise;
- Any Indian national holding any type of valid Nigerian visa and destined for any country in Africa. It would be for the airlines concerned to ensure that there is no travel restriction for Indian nationals to enter the destination country before the issue of ticket/ boarding pass to the Indian passenger; and
- Seamen of foreign nationalities; Seamen holding Indian passports would be allowed subject to clearance from the Ministry of Shipping.
B. From Nigeria to India:
- Indian nationals stranded in any country in Africa;
- All Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders holding Nigerian passports;
- Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders holding passports issued by any country in Africa who are eligible to enter India as per MHA guidelines dated 30.06.2020 as amended from time to time; and
- Foreigners (including diplomats) holding valid visas issued by an Indian Mission in any category covered under Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines dated 30.06.2020 as amended from time to time.