International air travel to remain suspended till September 30

NEW DELHI: The government of India has extended the suspension on scheduled commercial international flights to and from India till September-end.

The government had last extended the suspension in July till August 31, Monday.

A circular by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday said that it has further extended the suspension regarding “scheduled international commercial passenger services to/from India till 2359 hrs IST of 30 September 2020.

It noted that this restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.

“However,international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis,” said the circular.

Passenger air services were suspended on March 25 due to the nationwide lockdown to check the spread of Covid-19. Domestic flight services, however, resumed from May 25.

Source: IANS

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