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International Flights Will Remain Suspended Till July 15th:- The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that the interntional flights would resume operations from July 1st which have been suspended due to coronavirus outbreak from the past three months. Now the DGCA made it clear that the commercial international flights to and from India will not resume before July 15th after the number of coronavirus cases saw a huge rise in the country. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that these would not be applicable to the international cargo flights and the special flights that are carrying the Indians who are stranded in various countries due to coronavirus.
The domestic flights in the country resumed operations from May 25th. "Scheduled international commercial passenger services to or from India shall remain suspended till 2359 hrs IST of July 15, 2020. However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis," said Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Hardeep Singh Puri, the Minister of Civil Aviation clarified that the decision about resuming the international services would be taken soon. The Centre is looking at the situation of the domestic flights and they took a call on the international flights.
Hardeep Singh Puri said that the international services in India would resume once the air traffic for domestic flights would reach 50-55%. The Centre started Vande Bharat Mission through which thousands of Indians are brought back to the country from abroad.