On Monday the Indian aviation regulator DGCA said that “the suspension of scheduled international passenger flight has been extended till September 30”. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the international passenger services were suspended in India since march 23.
Since May special international flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat mission and under bilateral air bubble arrangements with other countries since July.
According to the circular, the suspension does not affect the operation of international all-cargo operations and flight specially approved by Indian aviation regulator DGCA.
DGCA, also added that international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis.
All visitors are permitted and Indians can now fly to the US, UK, Canada under the Air Bubble agreement. Earlier, In the agreement, it is included that India has not given permission to the entry of all types of visa holders but for those who are holding an essential visa which should be approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs.