The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday said All scheduled international commercial flights service to/from India shall remain suspended till July 15.
“The competent authority has decided that scheduled international commercial passenger services to/from India shall remain suspended till 2359 hours IST of 15th July 2020. This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA. However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on case to case basis,” the official note read.
It specified that this restriction will not apply to international cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the aviation regulator.
The official release goes on to say that some international scheduled flights on “selected routes” may be allowed by the competent authorities on case to case basis.
The government is currently running the third phase of Vande Bharat Mission- on of the largest citizen repatriation programmes undertaken by any government to evacuate people stranded in different countries after suspension of international commercial airline operations due to coronavirus pandemic outbreak.