india resumes travel

India Resumes Regular International Flights after 2 years

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, on March 23, 2020, the Central government suspended flight operations and started bilateral air bubble arrangements with various countries. Now, on March 27, the regular international flights operations have finally restarted their operations after the order issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

A total of 60 foreign airlines of 40 countries including Mauritius, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America, Iraq, and others have been given the approval to operate 1783 frequencies to/from India during Summer Schedule 2022. This Summer Schedule 2022 is effective from March 27, 2022, till October 29 this year.

 

india resumes travel

The DGCA has approved a total of 1,466 international departures for six Indian airlines that will operate to 43 destinations in 27 countries.

IndiGo has resumed international flights on over 150 routes in April including cities like Dubai, Bangkok, Phuket, Singapore, Colombo, and the Maldives. Various foreign airlines, including Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, and LOT Polish have also announced plans for their services to and from India.

Emirates will operate 170 flights a week, Air Arabia will operate 140 flights. US-based carriers, United Airlines and American Airlines will operate 28 flights and 7 flights every week, respectively.

Moreover, there are some revised Covid guidelines for international flight operations. It includes the removal of the requirement to keep three seats vacant on overseas flights for medical emergencies.

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