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Amid Corona Spread, India extends ban on International Flights till Feb 28

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) gave this information. On Thursday, the DGCA said that regular international flights may be allowed.

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Published on 29 Jan 2021 3:56 AM GMT

Amid Corona Spread, India extends ban on International Flights till Feb 28
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New Delhi: The government has extended the ban on international flights till 28 February, in view of new strains of corona virus spreading from Britain and increasing cases in European countries. It is said that due to infection, regular international flights are still banned in the country, the same number of flights continue through the Vande India Mission.

Ban on international flights till 28th Feb:

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) gave this information. On Thursday, the DGCA said that regular international flights may be allowed, depending on the situation on select routes. Which is not currently being considered. However, this restriction will not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights.

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New corona variants:

Significantly, due to the corona virus epidemic, regular international flights are postponed from 23 March. However, under the Vande Bharat Abhiyan and the Air Bubble System, permission to conduct special international flights to certain countries has been granted since May. For this, India has entered into an air bubble agreement with 24 countries including the US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Bhutan and France.

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While India has continued to ban regular flights to other countries, domestic flights operations are steadily increasing. Domestic flight operations for Indian carriers have been increased from 70 to 80 per cent as compared to pre-Corona levels.

It is being told that airlines can operate 70 percent domestic passenger flights as compared to the level before Corona. The domestic operations began on May 25 with 30,000 passengers.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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