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Amid looming threat of COVID third wave, govt extends ban on international passenger flights till August 31

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The government on Friday extended the ban on international passenger flights until midnight of August 31, 2021, as per the circular issued by the aviation regulator DGCA. The DGCA, in its latest circular, said, "the ban shall remain in place till 2359 hrs Indian Standard Time (IST) of August 31, 2021. However, it shall not apply to cargo flights and those approved by the regulatory body."