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India extends international flights ban till 31st December

India has extended the ban on international flights till 31st December,2020.

The Indian government has extended the suspension of international flights till 31st December,2020. However, scheduled flights under the travel bubbles with various countries like US, UK, France and Germany and Vande Bharat Mission will continue.

“This restriction shall not apply to international all cargo and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis,” a DGCA circular issued on Thursday said.

India had suspended international flights from 23rd March,2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, India has been operating Vande Bharat Mission flights to many places and has formed air bubbles with over 20 countries.

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