NEW DELHI: The Indian government has decided to resume commercial international flight services from March 27.
This decision has been taken by the Indian government owing to decline in COVID-19 cases.
“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,” an official statement read.
It added: “The suspension of scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from India, thus, stands extended only up to 2359 hrs IST on 26.03.2022 and air bubble arrangements shall accordingly be extended to this extent only.”
“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 further added.
India had suspended operations of scheduled international commercial passenger services to/from India on March 23, 2020 to prevent spread of COVID-19.