India extends ban on international passenger flights until August 31

New Delhi, July 31 (2020) — India has extended the suspension of all international passenger flights until August 31, Asian News International, ANI, India’s director general of civil aviation, dgCA, said on Friday.

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The Government has decided to extend the suspension of international passenger transport to and from India until 31 August; However, this restriction does not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA,” it said. The government has approved more than 2,500 return flights from foreign airlines to fly stranded passengers to and from India during the suspension period due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the ANI report said.