Go Air to consider operating flights to Ukraine amid continuing tension with Russia

A GoFirst official said that passenger flights to Ukraine would be considered if needed. He said that the government has not yet contacted the airline regarding the operation of flights to Ukraine.

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low cost air services provider Go First Airlines (Go First) A senior official of the company said on Thursday that if any proposal comes from the government, then the company Ukraine (Ukraine) Will consider operation of chartered flight (passenger chartered flight) for India has asked its citizens to leave Ukraine temporarily amid rising tensions between the Eastern European countries Ukraine and Russia. Civil Aviation Ministry to facilitate travel of Indians from Ukraine (Ministry of Civil Aviation) Has removed the restriction imposed on the number of flights to be operated between the two countries under the air bubble arrangement.

The company will consider passenger flights to Ukraine if needed

“If need be, we will consider passenger flights to Ukraine,” a GoFirst official told PTI. The official said that the government is yet to contact the airline regarding the operation of flights to Ukraine.

Significantly, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has removed restrictions on the number of flights operated between India and Ukraine under the bilateral ‘air bubble’ agreement, so that Indians can come to their country from the Eastern European country.

In view of the rising tension between Russia-Ukraine, India called its citizens

Amid the current situation in Ukraine due to rising tensions with Russia, India has advised its citizens to temporarily return from Ukraine.

Another official said on Thursday that the ministry has lifted restrictions on the number of flights and seats between India and Ukraine under the ‘air bubble’ arrangement. Any number of flights including chartered flights can be operated between the two countries.

The number of flights will be increased according to the demand

The Indian Embassy in Kiev said on Wednesday that it is planning to arrange more flights in the near future to meet the additional demand.

The statement said that Ukrainian International Airlines, Air Arabia, Fly Dubai and Qatar Airways are currently operating flights from Ukraine. More flights are being planned in the coming times to meet the additional demands.

With PTI inputs

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