The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the ban on international commercial passenger flights to and from India for another month.

Key Points:

  • The flight suspension will remain in place through Oct. 31.
  • Authorities may allow select scheduled international flights on a case-by-case basis.
  • International cargo flights continue to operate normally as approved by the DGCA.
  • Evacuation and air bubble flights continue to operate.

Background: In March 2020, all commercial international flights were suspended, and the suspension has since been extended on a month-to-month basis.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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