India has suspended scheduled international flights till the end of March 2021. However flights operating under the air travel bubble and cargo flights will still continue to operate. This overseas flights ban was supposed to end on February 28. 

India has air bubble agreement with around 27 countries, which include countries like Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bahrain, Ethiopia, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, Iraq, Kuwait, Kenya, Nepal, Maldives, the Netherlands, Oman, Nigeria, Rwanda, Qatar, the Seychelles, Ukraine, Tanzania, the UAE, Uzbekistan, the UK, and the United States of America.

The statement order was issued recently by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), stating that international commercial passenger services will remain suspended to and from India till 11:59 PM of March 31, 2021. 

According to reports, regular international flights are not likely to resume soon due to the current scenario of growing Coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, travel bubbles and repatriation flights for essential (and some leisure) travel will continue as of now. 


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