DGCA postpones resumption of scheduled international flights from Dec 15

Aviation regulator said the effective date for resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services will be notified in due course

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, scheduled international flights have been suspended in India since March 23 last year

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The government on Wednesday decided not to resume scheduled international flights from December 15, less than a week after announcing the decision in the wake of rising concerns over the COVID variant Omicron.

Aviation regulator DGCA said the effective date for resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services will be notified in due course. Scheduled international flights remain suspended since March 23, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The latest move also comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 27 asked officials to review the plans for easing international travel restrictions amid concerns over Omicron.

In a circular on Wednesday, DGCA said

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First Published: Dec 01 2021 | 3:02 PM IST

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