Because the outbreak of novel coronavirus has result in the demise of greater than 800 Chinese language nationals, aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday stated that foreigners who went to China on or after January 15 may not be allowed to go into India.
The DGCA, in its round to airways on Saturday, reiterated that every one visas issued to Chinese language nationals ahead of February five were suspended.
Alternatively, the Directorate Common of Civil Aviation (DGCA) clarified, “Those visa restrictions won’t follow to aircrew, who could also be Chinese language nationals or different international nationalities coming from China.”
“Foreigners who’ve been to China on or after January 15, 2020, aren’t allowed to go into India from any air, land or seaport, together with Indo-Nepal, Indo-Bhutan, Indo-Bangladesh or Indo-Myanmar land borders,” the DGCA stated.
Amongst Indian airways, IndiGo and Air India have suspended all in their flights between the 2 nations. SpiceJet continues to fly on Delhi-Hong Kong direction.
On February 1 and a couple of, Air India performed two particular flights to Chinese language town of Wuhan, epicentre of the outbreak, evacuating 647 Indians and 7 Maldivians.
Until date, 3 Indians have examined sure for novel coronavirus.