Covid-19: India extends ban on scheduled commercial flights

— File photo by Juidin Bernarrd
— File photo by Juidin Bernarrd

Dubai - Air travel arrangements with 18 countries including the UAE will continue



By Web Report

Published: Tue 23 Mar 2021, 8:21 PM

Last updated: Tue 23 Mar 2021, 10:11 PM

India’s aviation authority announced an extension to the ban on scheduled commercial flights on Tuesday.

India banned scheduled commercial flights on March 25, 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), on a statement, announced that ban on scheduled international commercial passenger services from/to India will be continued till April 30. This restriction shall not apply to the international all-cargo flight operations and flights specially approved by the DGCA.

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The authority also said international scheduled flights might be allowed on selected routes on case-to-case basis.

However, flights arranged under the air travel arrangements with 18 countries including the UAE will continue.


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