International passenger flight news | Ban on international passenger flights increased, will have to wait for traveling abroad
Ban on international passenger flights increased
- The ban on international passenger flights has been extended till August 31.
- Services are suspended in India since 23 March 2020.
- Special international flights are being operated under Vande Bharat Mission from May 2020.
New Delhi: Due to the corona virus epidemic, the ban on the operation of international passenger flights has been extended till 31 August. This information was given by aviation regulator DGCA on Friday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said that, however, international flights would be permitted by the competent authority on selected routes on a case to case basis.
International passenger flight services have been suspended in India since 23 March 2020 due to the Corona virus epidemic. But since May 2020, special international flights are operating under Vande Bharat Mission and flights are also being operated under ‘Air Bubble’ (Bilateral Special International Flight) agreement with some countries from July 2020.
India has signed ‘Air Bubble’ agreements with around 24 countries including the US, UK, UAE, Kenya, Bhutan and France.
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