India: Scheduled international flights are not resuming on December 15


The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DCGA) has announced that the resumption of commercial international passenger flights are postponed due to rising cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

The scheduled international flight services were to resume from December 15, and the same has been postponed

The DGCA circular stated that the decision is taken because of the emergence of new variants of Covid-19 and that they are watching the situation closely in consultation with all stakeholders.

"Appropriate decisions stating the date of resumption of international passenger services will be notified in due course," the DGCA said.

The DGCA stated that they will resume international flight services from December 15 ,but the civil aviation had put 12 regions and countries under “at risk” category.