India extends suspension of international flights till May 31text_fields
New Delhi: A circular issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that the suspension on international commercial flight operations has been extended till May 31, 2021. The circular added that the restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.
However, international passenger flights under air travel bubble arrangements will continue.
In the circular posted by DGCA on Twitter it says that "In partial modification of circular dated 26-06-2020, the competent authority has further extended the validity of circular issued on the above subject... regarding scheduled international commercial passenger services to/from India till 2359 hrs IST of 31st May 2021,"
Passenger air services were suspended on March 25, 20 due to the nationwide lockdown to check the spread of Covid-19.
Domestic flight services, however, resumed from May 25, 2020.