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Ban on international flights in India extended to 30 September

Government of India has extended the ban on movement of international passenger flights till 30 September. The government has extended restrictions on flights to and from other countries, excluding some flights. Domestic flights are continuously increasing, but not in the case of international flights.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has released the guidelines for Unlock 4 which will come into effect from Tuesday, September 1. DGCA Chief Arun Kumar had said, ‘Some international air travel has started. Travelers coming from other countries are being given entry into India and some are also allowed to leave. It depends on our arrangement with countries like Britain, America, France. Earlier, aviation regulator DGCA prohibited flights coming in and out of the country till 31 August. According to the DGCA, flights can be approved on certain routes with the permission of the authorities concerned.

Aviation regulator DGCA announced that the ban on the movement of international flights in the country has been extended till 31 September. Earlier, international commercial services were halted till 31 July. These services were suspended from 23 March due to the Kovid-19 epidemic. However, cargo flights and flights approved by the DGCA were allowed to operate.

Bharat has been operating some flights since May under the Vanda Bharat Mission. In addition, in July, with some countries have launched bilateral flying services under the air bubble arrangement.

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