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International Flights, stranded NRIs, hoping for a seat on rescue Flights, allege harassment at the hands of Airlines.

While the Centre is yet to decide on resuming International Flights, stranded NRIs,  hoping for a seat on rescue Flights, allege harassment at the hands of Airlines. Ever since domestic operations resumed on May 25, people have been asking about the start of internationals operations.  Clarity on the start of international operations from the government is, however, awaited. On June 8, Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Puri tweeted that the global situation is far from normal. “Due to increase demand for resumption of scheduled international Flights by people who want to travel abroad due to compelling reasons, I reviewed the state of international Flight operations around the world. Globally the situation is far from normal. Most countries have less than 10% international operations because they are allowing entry only to their own citizens and have placed restrictions on foreign nationals. Many are allowing inbound Flights from few countries but have also placed restrictions