India To Dubai, Sharjah Flights Starting From July 15th? Vistara, Indigo Start Preparations!

Indian passenger flights could start operations to UAE from July 15.
Indian passenger flights could start operations to UAE from July 15.

In what can be seen as a positive feat, Indian airlines like IndiGo, Vistara and SpiceJet have opened bookings for UAE from different city locations in the country, for journey dates starting July 15, 2021.

This comes after UAE temporarily suspended all incoming flights from India carrying national and foreign carriers on April 24, due to the surge of Covid-19 cases in India.

While the Arab Emirates has given a green signal to Air India and Air India Express to operate flights from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Dubai respectively, starting June 24, passenger flights from India to UAE will commence from July 15.

Flight Operations from India to UAE

UAE had banned all flight routes to and from India on April 24, due to the increasing Covid-19 cases after the outburst of the second wave of the pandemic in India.

However, as seen on airline Vistara and other websites, flight ticket bookings from Indian cities to UAE have begun for journeys starting from July 15.

According to the flagship carrier of UAE, Emirates, “Our flights from India are suspended until 15th July. We have flights available from 16th July onwards. But this could change. Keep an eye on our website, we’ll post any changes and operational news.“

Flights from India

Vistara shows booking dates from July 15, with one direct flight from Delhi at 9 pm (IST) to Dubai (reaching at 11:20 pm).

Also, Vistara will operate flights from Delhi to Dubai four times a week, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

The airline will start direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Sharjah, starting July 17.

Flight carrier IndiGo on the other hand, has started taking bookings from Delhi, Hyderabad, Lucknow and Mumbai to Dubai, for journey dates starting July 16.

SpiceJet has further extended flight operations from more Indian cities. According to the low-cost carrier’s website, flights from Kochi to Dubai will start from July 16, Mangalore to Dubai from July 17, and direct flights from Jaipur to Dubai will begin from July 18.

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