New Delhi, Business Desk. If you are planning to visit Singapore with family before December 31, then there is good news for you. Airline company Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary Scoot will gradually start flights to 10 Indian cities from November 29 from Singapore. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on Sunday announced that Singapore and India have agreed to an agreement to resume commercial passenger flights between the two countries from November 29.
Vaccinations will be exempted
Air travel to Singapore currently operates under the Vaccination travel lane (VTL) and the non-vaccinated travel lane. Under the VTL, fully vaccinated passengers are allowed to travel freely in Singapore. Singapore Airlines said in a statement that it will start daily direct VTL services from Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai on November 29. Apart from this, non-VTL direct flights connecting Singapore with Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Kochi will be operated from 30 November.
round trip in 13100
Scoot, a low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, will launch non-VTL services on the Singapore-Hyderabad route and the Singapore-Tiruchirappalli route from November 30 and December 2, respectively. According to the statement, the round trip fare will be Rs 13100. For travel before December 31, customers can buy tickets from the sale running between November 23 and 30.
On the other hand, the airport infrastructure sector in the country is expected to revive after last year’s operating losses. According to rating agency Icra, the sector is expected to post an operating profit of Rs 3,200 crore this year on the back of a 82-84 per cent year-on-year growth in the number of air passengers.