New Delhi: Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases, the Centre on Friday extended the ban on scheduled international commercial passenger flight services to/from India till July 15. However, this shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), a notification by the aviation body read. Also Read - Breaking: India Extends Suspension of International Flights Till May 31 Amid Rising COVID Cases
International scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on case to case basis, the notification further stated. Also Read - DGCA Takes BIG Decision on Domestic Air Fares, Extends Pricing Cap
On domestic front, the country resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after a gap of two months amid the coronavirus pandemic.
India’s airlines Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet are operating international flights under the Vande Bharat Mission.