Flight companies between India and UK will resume from January 6, whereas these from UK to India will recommence from January 8, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri stated on Saturday.
Final month, these companies had been suspended to cease the unfold of a mutant COVID-19 pressure which was lately found within the UK.
In a tweet, the minister stated: “India to UK from 6 Jan 2021. UK to India from 8 Jan 2021. 30 flights will function each week. 15 every by Indian & UK carriers.”
“This schedule is legitimate until 23 Jan 2021. Additional frequency will likely be decided after overview.”
In one other tweet, he stated: “All well being precautions will likely be taken. SOPs have been issued by @MoHFW_INDIA. Passengers will likely be examined each earlier than boarding & upon arrival in India. Particulars are hooked up herewith. These are legitimate until 30 Jan 2021.”
A number of international locations, together with India, had suspended flight companies to the UK within the wake of the brand new mutant COVID-19 pressure. The suspension commenced with impact from 11.59 p.m. on December 22.
The preliminary choice was to droop flights until December 31. Nevertheless, within the wake of accelerating instances of the brand new pressure, it was determined to increase the short-term suspension of flights to and from the UK until January 7.
Previous to the suspension, over 60 flights per week had been being operated between UK and India.
Airways comparable to Vistara, Air India, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways function flights between the 2 international locations.