The temporary suspension of coronavirus for international flights has been extended to September 30, the DGCA aviation director said on Sunday.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation also added, “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis.”
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, international flights have been suspended further till September 30. The suspension has been continuing due to the pandemic since March 23, 2020, however, the special flights under Vande Bharat Mission have been operating since May 2020.
Even the air bubble pact, arrangements with around 25 countries including, Britain, Kenya, the US, UAE, France and Bhutan, have been going on since July 2020.
The DGCA circular also said that the suspension does not affect the operation of international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by it.