New Delhi: The govt has prolonged the suspension of scheduled global flight products and services to 31 August. The restriction would no longer observe to global all-cargo operations and flights in particular authorized by means of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulator mentioned in a commentary on Friday.
Airlines, barring repatriation and particular flights, have been previous limited from running their common global flight products and services until 31 July, so as to comprise the covid-19 pandemic that has claimed 1000’s of lives globally.
India suspended all flight operations on 25 March to comprise the unfold of covid-19 pandemic. Domestic flight operations have been allowed to renew from 25 May, albeit with a restricted capability.
International repatriation flights are allowed to function to deliver again stranded Indians from in a foreign country all over the lockdown. These have been most commonly operated by means of nationwide service Air India Limited. At provide, excluding Air India, different carriers, together with overseas airways, were allowed to function global flights from and to India.
“To allow gradual movement of passenger traffic during the covid-19 situation, ‘Transport Bubble’ agreements have been signed with (the) USA, France, and Germany. Recently, ‘Transport Bubble’ agreement has also been signed with Kuwait to uplift stranded passengers both to/from India,” DGCA mentioned within the commentary.
“More similar arrangements are likely to fructify and ease passenger movements from different countries,” it added.
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