India extends ban on international flights till March 31

New Delhi: In line with the extension of February Covid guidelines by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the civil aviation regulator DGCA has decided to continue with the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till March 31.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) made the announcement as the earlier ban was to end on February 28.

In its circular, the DGCA, however, said that dedicated cargo flights and flight services under the bilateral air bubble pacts with select countries would continue to operate.

India has bilateral air bubble agreements besides the USA and UK with 25 countries including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Maldives, Nepal, the Netherlands, Seychelles, Tanzania, Ukraine, and the UAE.

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