This step has been taken in view of the danger of new strains of corona and increasing cases of corona in European countries
The DGCA said on Thursday that the ban on international flights will continue till February 28.
- January 28, 2021, 8:32 PM IST
DGCA says that this step has been taken amid the threat of new strains of Corona period and increasing cases in European countries. While there is a ban on regular flights, a limited number of flights are being filled through the Vanda Bharat Mission.
Please tell that due to Corona virus epidemic, regular international passenger airline is suspended from 23 March. However, under the Vande Bharat Abhiyan and air bubble system, special international flights are allowed to operate to certain countries from May. India has entered into an air bubble agreement with 24 countries including the US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Bhutan and France.
Suspension of scheduled international passenger flights extended till February 28: aviation regulator DGCA
– Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) January 28, 2021
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Domestic flights operating faster
At the same time, the operation of domestic flights is steadily increasing. Domestic flights operating numbers for Indian carriers have been increased from 70 to 80 percent as compared to the level before the corona. Airlines can operate up to 70 percent of domestic passenger flights as compared to levels before Corona. Domestic operations started with 30 thousand passengers on 25 May last year and touched a figure of 2.52 lakh on 30 November 2020.