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India extends ban on International flights till June 30th:- The coronavirus pandemic is unstoppable in the country and the second wave is having a toll on the people. Several countries of the globe banned Indian passengers from entering their countries considering the spread. The Indian government suspended the international passenger flights last year and the ban has been extended till June 30th informed the Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today. DGCA announced that some of the international scheduled flights will be allowed on the selected routes like now. The international flight services have been suspended from March 23rd, 2020 after the pandemic hit the country.
Indian government has been operating special international flights on Vande Bharat Mission from May last year under the rule of the air bubble. India formed air bubble with 27 countries of the globe. Recently, countries like USA, UK and Sri Lanka banned flights and passengers from India considering the spread of coronavirus. Close to 2 lakh new cases of coronavirus are reported in India on a regular basis and the death toll has been quite high in all the states.