The Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday announced that they have lifted the ban on international flights after two year.
The news: The overseas flights, suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, will resume from March 27.
- “After having recognized the increased vaccination coverage across the globe and in consultation with the stakeholders, the Government of India has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from India from 27.03.2022, i.e. start of Summer Schedule 2022,” read a statement from the Civil Aviation Ministry.
- The international operations, said the Aviation Ministry, will have to follow the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare guidelines for international travel.
- “The international operations shall be subject to strict adherence to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare guidelines for international travel dated 10.02.2022 and as amended from time to time,” the statement added.
- Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020.
- However, special passenger flights have been operating between India and 40 countries since July 2020.