International flights to and from India remain banned till Oct 31

Kannur International Airport: Kerala gets international airport at Kannur,  becomes state with highest density of international airports in India

Scheduled international commercial passenger services to and from India remain suspended till the end of October 2020  as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Civil Aviation  Ministry says more destinations, including Bhutan and Kenya, have been included in the list of countries where Indians can fly under air bubble agreement. However, International cargo flights and passenger flights approved by the government will continue.
DGCA said international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes on case to case basis. The announcement comes after Home Ministry issued fresh guidelines under the Unlock 5 plan in which it mentioned that international air travel of passengers will not be permitted in the current phase of Unlock 5 except as permitted by the government. However, to allow gradual movement of passenger traffic, air bubble agreements have been signed with a number of countries. Meanwhile, the  Union Ministry of Home  Affairs has issued new guidelines for opening up more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones from October 1.These guidelines are intended to further extend the process of re-opening of several activities in the country. States and Union Territories have been directed not to impose any local lockdown outside Containment Zones without prior consultation with the Central Government. There will also be no restriction on Inter-State and Intra-State movement of goods and persons. Cinema Halls and theatres have been allowed to re-open with 50 percent capacity from 15th October. B2B Exhibitions, Swimming pools for training purposes have also been allowed with strict compliance to the guidelines to be issued by Ministries concerned. Courtesy to Bangalore Mirror for the image.

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