Muscat: Oman has added two more airlines to its air bubble agreement with India.
Since the country opened its airports on October 1, Indian nationals have been able to fly with three separate carriers - Oman Air, Air India and Salam Air.
The addition of GoAir and Indigo are in line with the country's vision to strengthen international connectivity between Oman and India, while offering passengers with convenient and seamless travel options in the current situation, Times of Oman reported.
GoAir commences direct flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi and Kannur to and from Muscat under the air bubble agreement effective October 15, 2020.
“The air bubble initiative is one such step in that direction towards building confidence amongst the travellers in the current situation," a statement from GoAir said.
"GoAir is pleased to have successfully operated air bubble flights between UAE and India.
"It brings every individual at GoAir immense satisfaction, to be able to contribute to provide convenient travel options to our fellow countrymen through these flights.
"We are grateful to the government for trusting us to operate these flights and including us in the air bubble operations."
Meanwhile, Indigo has started operations to Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Cochin and Chennai.