DGCA extends suspension of international flights until April 14
This restriction will not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.
March 26, 2020 / 09:16 PM IST
Aviation regulator DGCA on March 26 said it has extended the suspension of scheduled international passenger services until April 14 midnight.
International flights into India were earlier barred till March 31 to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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This restriction will, however, not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.
In a circular, the DGCA said: "All scheduled international commercial passenger services shall remain closed till 18:30 hrs GMT of April 14, 2020."
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The suspension on scheduled commercial passenger domestic flights is also going to remain in place until April 14 midnight.
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