As the second wave of Covid-19 in India slowly declining, Lufthansa the largest German airline has resume its non-stop international flight operations between Germany to India from today (June 02).
As per the Lufthansa spokesperson, the airline will resume nonstop flights from Germany to Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore and will continue to operate 10 weekly flights throughout June.
Lufthansa will be operating four flights a week between Frankfurt and Delhi, three flights a week between Frankfurt and Mumbai, and 3 flights between Frankfurt and Bengaluru under the India-Germany air bubble arrangements.
“We‘ll have normal operations from Germany with no second crew, all crew layover in India (Delhi, Mumbai & Bangalore) effective today,” said Lufthansa spokesperson.
It must be noted that Germany is the second country to lift the ban on international passenger flights from India amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier on Tuesday, Netherlands has also resumed its international passenger flights from India and becomes the first country to do so. As per the Dutch Government, the ban on passenger flights from India that had come into force on 20 April 2021 has been lifted with effect from 01 June 2021.
It is worth mentioning that the regular international flights to/from India have suspended till June 30, 2021. Only special flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat mission and air bubble arrangements.