The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the ban on the scheduled international commercial flights in India till 31 December, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although, Vanda Bharat Mission flights will continue to operate during this period. Before this, DGCA had suspended operations of international flights till 30 November. But due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases, DGCA has extended this ban till 31 December. As per the latest order, only selected flights will be allowed to operate.