A day after the Centre announced two week extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 17, the DGCA on Saturday said all commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till midnight of May 17.
“It is reiterated that foreign and domestic airlines shall be suitably informed about the opening of their operations whether international to/from India or domestic, respectively, in due course,” a DGCA notification said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 declared 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, which was later extended till May 3.
The Centre on Friday again announced extension of till May 17 starting May 4.
All commercial passenger flights have been suspended for this period.
However, cargo flights, medical evacuation flights and special flights permitted by the DGCA are allowed to operate.
Coronavirus has infected over 37,000 people and killed more than 1,200 people in India till now.