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Regular international flights from India to likely to restart from March 15

Due to the COVID crisis, the ban will remain in effect till February 28

After being suspended for nearly two years, Regular international flights will finally resume their operation on March 15.  Effective standard operating procedures will be followed by authorities as mentioned by the sources. These procedures will be followed at Indian airports for foreign arrivals and departures.

The decision on resuming international flights was made after proper consultation with the Health Ministry by the  Civil Aviation Ministry. The rapid decline in the Covid cases has been witnessed. But an official announcement by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is yet to be made.

The guidelines for international arrivals have already been in place from February 14 although the regular international flights will be resumed from March 15.  The guidelines issued are to be followed at airports for the passengers of these flights.

As reported, due to the COVID crisis, the ban will remain in effect till February 28, which had been put into effect since March 23, 2020.

Since July 2020, special passenger flights are already operating between India and around 40 countries. These flights have been operating under air bubble arrangements.

The mandatory seven-day home quarantine was scrapped when revised guidelines for international arrivals were issued by the Health Ministry on February 14. Earlier it was also expected by the travelers to undergo an RT-PCR test on the eighth day. The ‘at risk’ category countries are removed from the list.

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