Ban on international commercial flights from and to India, except the Govt-run flights, will continue till July 15, according to the authorities.
“The competent authority has decided that scheduled international commercial passenger services to or from India shall remain suspended till 2359 hrs IST of July 15, 2020,” said a statement by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
But the government would allow some flights on case-to-case basis. “The international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on case to case basis,” the civil aviation ministry said in a statement.
India suspended all the flight operations in the last week of March. After a gap of two months, the domestic flight operations resumed on May 25. The Vande Bharat Mission, aimed at bringing stranded Indians home, started from May 6.
“Till June 24th, domestic airlines ferried 1.8 million passengers,” according to Usha Padhee, joint secretary, ministry of civil aviation.