India extends international flight operations ban until April 14

THE Indian government on Thursday extended the ban on all international flight operations until April 14 to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, in a circular, said that this restriction will not apply to international cargo operations and flights which have specifically been approved by it.

At present, domestic flight operations are banned until March 31.

The DGCA on March 19 had announced that no international commercial passenger flight operations will take place in India from 1:30 a.m. on March 23 to 5:30 a.m. on March 29.