Covid-19: India to resume regular international flights

Services to resume from March 27

By Web Desk

Published: Tue 8 Mar 2022, 4:09 PM

Last updated: Tue 8 Mar 2022, 4:22 PM

After two years, India to resume regular international flight operations and will follow the standard operating procedures effective at Indian airports for foreign arrivals and departure, the government said on Tuesday.

Government of India has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from India from March 27, according to PTI.

According to the Civil Aviation Ministry statement, International operations shall be subject to strict adherence to Ministry of Health guidelines for international travel.

On February 28, the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had extended the ban on regular commercial international passenger flights until further orders.


India has been operating flights under air bubble arrangements since 2021.

India has air transport bubbles with the UAE, Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tanzania, Ukraine, United Kingdom, US and Uzbekistan.

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