coronavirus update indiaas on : 06 January 2021 10:04 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus Updates : Ban On International Flights Extended Till July 31
International scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis," a circular released by the DGCA said today.
Coronavirus Updates: Ban On International Flights Extended Till July 31
New Delhi: On Friday the Directorate General Of Civil Aviation(DGCA) announced the extension of the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country till July 31.
However, the aviation regulator said that some international scheduled services on selected routes may be permitted on a case to case basis.
On March 23 India has suspended scheduled passenger flights due to the coronavirus crisis and a subsequent lockdown in the country.
On June 26 circular, the DGCA said that it was suspending international passenger flights till July 15, 2020. However further it extended the deadline till July 31, 2020.
Ban on international commercial passenger flights to and from India extended till July 31, 2020. pic.twitter.com/6nltrHkG7d— ANI (@ANI) July 3, 2020
Air India and other private domestic airlines have been operating unscheduled international repatriation flights under the Vande Bharat Mission, which was started on May 6 by the Central government. India has resumed scheduled domestic passenger flights on May 25 after a gap of two months
In India, the total coronavirus cases recorded to 6,25,544 after 20,903 fresh cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump so far.Whereas the recoveries also showed a huge jump with 3,79,891 patients getting cured so far.
20,032 patients were declared cured in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day figure in recoveries so far. The recovery rate has jumped to 60.72%.