International flights with air journey bubble nations, and people below the Vande Bharat Mission, nonetheless, will proceed operations.
Sanjana Ray | POSTED ON: March 2, 2021
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In wake of a spike in coronavirus instances throughout a number of states in India, the DGCA on Friday introduced the extension of the suspension of worldwide business passenger flight providers till March 31.
— DGCA (@DGCAIndia) February 26, 2021
The suspension of worldwide passenger flights had been put so as on March 23, 2020, when COVID-19 first hit India. This ban was scheduled to be known as off on February 28, 2021.
However, worldwide flights from side to side from nations with which India has an “air journey bubble”— Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bahrain, Ethiopia, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, Iraq, Kuwait, Kenya, Nepal, Maldives, the (*31*), Oman, Nigeria, Rwanda, Qatar, the Seychelles, Ukraine, Tanzania, the UAE, Uzbekistan, the UK, and the United States of America—will proceed to function because it has all this whereas. Other than this, flights below the Vande Bharat Mission, which had been green-lit in May final yr, may also proceed operations.
The DGCA’s newest order won’t apply to worldwide all-cargo operations and flights they’ve specifically permitted. “…International Scheduled flights could also be allowed on chosen routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case foundation,” it mentioned in its assertion.
The Centre had opened up home flight operations final yr itself. It had quickly banned flights from side to side from the U.Okay. in December after information of the brand new pressure of the virus, solely to be revoked later.
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