Air India Express opens bookings for Singapore, Doha and Bahrain


Air India express on Friday has opens bookings of special flights to Singapore, Doha, and Bahrain. As per the airline, bookings are only for those people who are under the allowed category of the destination country.

As of now bookings are only open for few flights:

  • IX 373 Operate on Sunday, May 10 between Kozhikode and Doha
  • IX 0473 Operate on Monday, May 11 between Thiruvananthapuram-Bahrain
  • IX 0486 Operate on Tuesday, May 12 between Kochi and Singapore

The lowest available fare of these special flights are:

  • Kozhikode – Doha is ₹40,554.74
  • Thiruvananthapuram – Bahrain is ₹31,700.00
  • Kochi – Singapore ₹32,000.00

Qatar is only accepting Qatar nations in the flight from Kozhikode, and Singapore has also released its own set of conditions.


“All passengers eligible for travel to Singapore- Singapore citizens, permanent residents, and long-term pass holders must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance via the SG arrival card e-service. For more information, Passengers must check the official website of Singapore for travel requirements and eligibility to travel,” the airline said.

The airline has also open bookings on the Thiruvananthapuram-Bahrain sector. Bookings on these sectors are only for Bahrain nationals who have stuck in India due to lockdown.

According to Air India, only permanent residents of the country can travel on the flight. The flight, IX 0473, will be operated on May 8 and May 11.

Air India Express, a subsidiary of Air India on Friday will operate repatriation flights IX 474 on Bahrain-Kochi, IX 612 on Dubai-Chennai, and another IX 540 from Dubai to Chennai.


On May 7 India begins the world’s biggest ever repatriation mission and the first two flights are operated by Air India Express: one from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and the other from Dubai to Kozhikode.

Air India Express will operate a total of 24 out of 64 special flights planned by the Government of India in the first phase to bring back Indians stranded abroad. The cost of the travel will be paid by the passengers.

(With Inputs from CNBC TV18)

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Manish Khandelwal
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