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Bangladesh-India flights to resume from today

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Bangladesh-India flights
After a four-month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh-India flights to resume on Sunday under the Air Bubble system.

The Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority (CAAB) said in a statement on Saturday.

According to CAAB, Bangladesh-India flights are to resume from September 5 under the air bubble system.

The air bubble system will remain in effect until the resumption of scheduled international passenger flights between the two countries, the statement said.

National flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines and private US-Bangla Airlines have already announced their flights to India today.

Biman will operate two flights a week on the Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka route and two flights a week on the Dhaka-New Delhi-Dhaka route. US-Bangla Airlines will operate three flights a week on the Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka route.

On the other hand, three Indian airlines — Air India, SpiceJet, and Indigo will operate flights between Dhaka and New Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai.

Without a tourist visa, everyone can travel from Bangladesh to India.

Bangladeshi travelers must have a Covid-19 negative in the PCR test 72 hours before the flight and have to test it at their own expense upon arrival in India.

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