New Delhi, April 30
The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled worldwide passenger flights has been prolonged until Might 31, aviation regulator DGCA mentioned on Friday.
“Nonetheless, worldwide scheduled flights could also be allowed on chosen routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case foundation,” the Directorate Common of Civil Aviation added.
Scheduled worldwide passenger companies have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020, because of the coronavirus pandemic. However particular worldwide flights have been working beneath the Vande Bharat Mission since Might and beneath bilateral “air bubble” preparations with chosen nations since July.
India has fashioned air bubble pacts with round 27 nations, together with Kenya, Bhutan and France. Below an air bubble pact between two nations, particular worldwide flights will be operated by their airways between their territories.
The DGCA round mentioned the suspension doesn’t have an effect on the operation of worldwide all-cargo operations and flights particularly accepted by it. PTI