About Us Travel Advisory for weekly VBM flights from Paris and Frankfurt to New Delhi dated July 28, 2020

Embassy of India

The Hague

Travel Advisory

July 28, 2020

The Embassy is happy to inform that Air India flights is operating the following flights from Europe under Vande Bharat Mission

  1. Three flights a week from Paris to New Delhi (every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)

  1. Four flights a week from Frankfurt to New Delhi (every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)

2. From New Delhi domestic connections (only for VBM International Passengers) will be available

3. The details of VBM flights and domestic connections are attached.

4. The flights can be availed by:

  1. Indian nationals stranded abroad, wanting to return to India.

  1. OCI card holders who fall under any of the following categories:

  • Minor children who hold OCI cards and whose parents are Indian nationals.

  • OCI card holders who wish to come to India on account of family emergencies like critical medical conditions of immediate family members or death.

  • Married couples where one spouse is an OCI cardholder and the other is an Indian national.

  • Students, who are OCI cardholders where at least either of their parents are an Indian citizen or an OCI cardholders.

  1. Foreign nationals holding diplomatic, official, UN/ International organisation, Employment and Project category visas.

  1. Foreign nationals holding visas issued after March 18, 2020.

5. Tickets may be booked directly through the Air India website, booking offices and travel agents or through their Amsterdam Office
Tel:  +31 20 624 8109 (Reservations Supervisor) / 31 20 623 9901 (Reservations) Email: info@air-india.nl

6. It is mandatory for Indian nationals and OCI card holders to register with the Embassies of Paris/Berlin to avail the flight.

7. Foreign nationals holding diplomatic, official, UN/ International organisation may kindly get in touch with respective Indian Mission for fulfilling necessary requirements by Ministry of External Affairs of India for travelling to India.

8. Indian Nationals who have a valid Residence Permit from the Netherlands or a valid Schengen visa may travel to Paris/Frankfurt to board the flight.

7. Indian Nationals who don’t have valid Schengen visa or/and whose extended permit from the Netherlands has expired

  • May travel directly to CDG Airport (International Transit Zone), Paris for availing the flight. 24-hour transit time can be availed at CDG Airport.

  • In case of Frankfurt a Travel Facilitation Letter is required for which an email can be sent