All scheduled international industrial passenger providers to/from India shall stay suspended till July 15, the DGCA stated at this time. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation stated the restriction won’t apply to international all-cargo operations and flights particularly permitted by DGCA. However, it stated that international scheduled flights could also be allowed on chosen routes by the competent authority on case to case foundation.
It was on March 25 when India suspended all industrial passenger flights as a nationwide lockdown got here into drive amid the coronavirus disaster. There has been no resolution on the reopening of the international flight providers since. However, home flights had been allowed from May 25. India started the Vande Bharat Mission May 6 onwards to assist stranded individuals attain their locations via international repatriation flights.
“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 notice learn.
Earlier this week, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had stated India was contemplating journey requests from a number of international locations. He stated India was additionally the potential for establishing particular person “bilateral bubbles” like between India-US, India-France, India-Germany, India-UK. This month, Puri had stated international journey could be opened as soon as India’s home visitors reaches about 50-60 % and different international locations speak in confidence to international visitors with out current conditionalities.