New Delhi: The suspension of all scheduled international commercial passenger flights to and from India has been extended till the end of December 2020 in the wake of a spike in Coronavirus cases.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in a circular said all scheduled international commercial passenger flights flying to and from India will remain suspended till December 31.
The notification, titled ‘Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19’ said, “In partial modification of circular dated 26-06-2020, the competent authority has further extended the validity of circular issued on the subject cited above regarding Scheduled International commercial passenger services to/from India till 2359 hrs 1ST of 31St December, 2020.”
“This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA,” the order stated.
“However, International Scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on case to case basis,” the statement added.
Earlier this month, the DGCA had extended the ban on scheduled international passenger flights till November 30.