The suspension of scheduled worldwide passenger flights has been prolonged until November 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation mentioned on Wednesday.
“Nonetheless, the worldwide scheduled flights could also be allowed on chosen routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case foundation,” the Indian aviation regulator mentioned in a round.
The scheduled worldwide passenger companies have been suspended in India since March 23 as a result of coronavirus pandemic. However particular worldwide flights have been working underneath the Vande Bharat Mission since Might and underneath the bilateral ‘air bubble’ preparations with chosen international locations since July.
India has shaped air bubble pacts with round 18 international locations, together with the US, the UK, the UAE, Kenya, Bhutan and France. Underneath an air bubble pact between two international locations, particular worldwide flights could be operated by their airways between their territories.
The Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) round additionally talked about that the suspension doesn’t have an effect on the operation of worldwide all-cargo operations and flights particularly accredited by it.
The scheduled home passenger flights resumed in India on Might 25 after a spot of two months amid the pandemic scenario.