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Expectations for a prolonged recovery reflect Covid-19 resurgences around the world, killing hopes for controlled flight corridors between some countries that had earlier suppressed the virus.
India has already established bilateral air bubbles pact, which allows airlines of two countries to operate international flights with certain restrictions, with 7 countries.
This restriction will not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA.
It will be the first Indian budget carrier to fly to the US after India suspended international flights. Currently, only Air India is operating flights on India-US routes.
A similar arrangement with Germany and UK will soon be permitted, civil aviation minister Hardeep Puri said.
UAE Ambassador Al Banna also said it's India's blanket ban on international flights that is creating problems in flying Indians with valid permits to the gulf country.
The aviation regulator modified its previous circular that stated the suspension will be till 15 July. International flights were suspended in India on 23 March.
No major changes are expected in Unlock 2.0 guidelines, though international flights could resume.
The civil aviation minister said many Indian metro cities are allowing only limited flights to operate and other countries have a ban on entry of foreigners.
The aviation ministry said that both national & foreign airlines will be allowed to operate from all international airports of the country except Gwadar and Turbat in Balochistan.
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