“All schedule international commercial passenger services shall remain closed till 1830 GMT of April 14, 2020, (meaning the midnight of April 14-15 in Indian time). However, this restriction will not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation,” said a DGCA circular issued Thursday evening.
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Similarly, the suspension on schedule commercial passenger domestic flights — initially supposed to be till the month-end — is also going to remain during the 21-day lockdown period that ends on April 14.
“We really hope the lockdown is able to prevent spread of coronavirus in India and there is no need to extend the same,” said a senior official.
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