In the recent order passed by the Government of India, ban on international flights has been extended till 31 December by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the midst of the progressing novel Covid pandemic.
Few selected flights will be permitted on case to case premise, the DGCA request read.
The notice, named ‘Travel and Visa limitations identified with COVID-19’ stated, “In halfway alteration of round dated 26-06-2020, the capable authority has additionally extended the validity of circular given regarding the matter referred to above with respect to Scheduled International business traveler administrations to/from India till 2359 hrs 1ST of 31St December, 2020.”
“This limitation will not matter to worldwide all-cargo flights and flights explicitly endorsed by DGCA,” the request expressed.
“Notwithstanding, International Scheduled flights might be permitted on chosen courses by the equipped expert on case to case premise,” the assertion added.
Recently, the DGCA had expanded the restriction on scheduled international passenger flights till November 30. “Be that as it may, the global planned flights might be permitted on chosen courses by the skillful expert on a case-to-case premise,” the DGCA said in its roundabout.
Any individual who needs to go to foreign countries should rely upon air bubble arrangements. Under an air bubble agreement between two nations, special international flights can be operated by their airlines between their territories. Starting at now, India air bubble agreements with around 22 nations. These are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Bhutan, Canada, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, Kenya, Maldives, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Rwanda, Tanzania, the UAE, the UK, Ukraine and the US.
The nation has been operating special international flights under the Vande Bharat Mission since May this year. The scheduled international passenger services have been suspended in India since 23 March because of the novel Covid pandemic.