International Flights: India operates over 3,200 flights per week as of today

Latest international flight news today: The Directorate-General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Saturday that over 3,200 international flights per week will be operated from India during this year’s summer flight schedule, which starts on Sunday.Also read – DGCA issues draft guidelines for airlines to fly particularly disabled passengers days after IndiGo Imbroglio

In a statement, the DGCA said over 1,466 weekly departures have been approved for Indian airlines. On the other hand, 1,783 departures per week are operated by foreign airlines. Also Read – Put Passengers on No-Fly List for Violating COVID-19 Norm: Delhi HC Tells DGCA

The DGCA added that the 2022 summer flight schedule is effective from March 27, 2022 to October 29, 2022. Also Read – Viral Video: SpiceJet Stewardess Grooves to Ladki Deewani Lage, Netizens Call Her ‘Super Dancer’ | watch

“A total of 1,466 departures per week were approved to 43 destinations in 27 countries,” the Directorate-General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a statement.

The DGCA said that according to the approved schedule, IndiGo will operate 505 departures per week, followed by Air India with 361, Air India Express with 340, SpiceJet with 130, GoAir (now GoFirst) with 74 and Vistara with 56.

In addition, a total of 60 foreign airlines from 40 countries have received approval to operate 1,783 frequencies to and from India in the “2022 Summer Flight Schedule”.

The DGCA said from the approved schedule that Gulf-based airlines such as Emirates will operate 170 departures per week, followed by Oman Air with 115, Air Arabia with 110, Qatar Airways with 99, Gulf Air with 82 and Etihad Airways with 80, Saudi Arabian Airlines at 63 and Kuwait Airways at 56.

In addition, Sri Lanka Airlines will operate 128 departures per week, Singapore Airlines 65, British Airways 49, Thai Airways 36, Lufthansa German 32, Malaysia Airlines 30, Japan Air Lines 22, Air France 20, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines around 18 and Aeroflot Russian Airlines at 6.

In addition to these airlines, the center has approved flights to and from India operated by airlines such as Salam Air, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Qantas and American Airline.

The development comes after the central government allowed scheduled commercial international passenger services to resume from March 27.

“Having acknowledged the increased coverage of vaccinations around the world, the Government of India, in consultation with stakeholders, has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger traffic to or from India from March 27, 2022,” an official communiqué said on March 8 . March .

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