Ban on international flights extended till September 30
International flights into the country have been suspended since March 22 to curb the spread of Covid-19. Domestic flights were also banned from 25 March, but a limited number of domestic flights have been started from 25 May.
New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the ban on international flights till September 30.
The Directorate General issued a circular today, extending the period of the order issued in this regard from 31 August to 30 September.
It was clarified that the order would not apply to cargo planes and specifically licensed flights. In addition, regular international flights may be permitted on select routes.
It is noteworthy that international flights have been suspende in order to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country since March 22. Domestic flights were also banned since March 25, but a limited number of domestic flights have been started from May 25.