India to resume scheduled international flights from March 27
India today, after a gap of two years, lifted the ban on international flights. The overseas flights, suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, will be available 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.
Air Bubble arrangements – which allow two countries to operate flights into each other’s territories subject to certain conditions – also stands revoked, announced Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. This arrangement hurt airlines’ operations and their profitability.
The international operations, said the aviation ministry, will have to adhere to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare guidelines for international travel. (Source NDTV)