According to the reports, the government has authorised the shelving of international flights till September 30, due to the surge in coronavirus cases as stated by the DGCA regulator. The flights were earlier suspended will 31st of August.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation also claimed that the International flights will be taken on specific routes through Competent authority accordance to the case severity.
Since March 23, 2020, the interactional passenger’s provisions have been adjourned in India. Although following Vande Bharat Mission initiated on May 2021 was allocated with special international flights in selected countries.
An air bubble programme was signed between India and 25 countries such as the US, the UK, the UAE, Kenya, Bhutan and France.
This act enables two countries with special international flights which can be operated by airlines in their affirmed regions.
The reports also proclaimed that the postpone won’t affect the duties of international all-cargo operations and flights.
Although the domestic flights resumed in May but the international flights have been kept on halt as the COVID-19 cases have still been at high levels. Few days back, it was reported that the government has made mandatory for all the international passengers to carry negative RT-PCR reports if they are landing in Maharashtra.