CORONAVIRUS

Flight change information surrounding COVID-19
March 9, 2020. COVID-19

Latest flight updates COVID-19

 

June 1 2020
New TSA Security Procedures Designed to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
Updated regulations will reduce physical contact for travelers and agents during airport screenings

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May 29 2020
Updated Information Regarding Flights To/From India

Due to the shutdown of many borders and airlines unable to fly, many people have been stuck in a visiting country. For those who are trying to get back to India from the US or come back from India into the US, it has been challenging finding seats. At this time, some airlines have flights available in their system and are allowing passengers to book those flights (for example – KLM/LH, Qatar).

These flights will only fly if the Indian government lifts the ban. However, if the ban is not lifted by the flight date, then some carriers will give a refund which may take about 15 -21 business days to process. However, some carriers are taking a longer time, which can be between 1 month to 4 months to process.

Also, and very important to note, all the carriers that typically fly to/from India are waiting for the go-ahead from the Indian government to start operating their flights. As soon as the ban is lifted, all of these airlines should be flying to India very quickly and there should be plenty of space both to/from India.

If you need help with flights between US and India, please call our office and talk to our agents who can give you the latest information. Currently, only Indian citizens and OCI card holders are being allowed back to India. We are suggesting that you may want to wait to book flights until the ban is lifted because we don’t know if/when you will get your money back for cancelled flights.

For flights from USA to Indian, contact:
Jaya Travel & Tours
1-877-359-5292
1-877-FLY-JAYA

For flights from India to US, contact:
Jaya Travel, India
Ajay Tanna
O98212 30791
Ajay@jayatravel.in

 

March 27 2020
Domestic, international flight ban extended; to restart from April 14 midnight: DGCA
NEW DELHI: Schedule domestic passenger flights, like international ones, will restart from the midnight of April 14-15, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Friday.

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March 24 2020
Coronavirus impact | India suspends domestic flights

The restrictions shall not apply to solely cargo carrying flights
India has suspended all domestic flights, except solely cargo-carrying flights, effective March 25

“The operations of domestic schedule commercial airlines shall cease operations effective from the midnight that is 23.59 hours IST on 24/3/2020,” said a communication from the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

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For any questions regarding airlines not listed above, please contact us at 877-359-5292