The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in a circular dated November 26 said, all scheduled international commercial passenger flights flying to and from India will remain suspended till December 31.
This restriction shall not apply to the international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA, it added.
The international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis, official sources said.
At present, India has entered into 'Air Bubble' agreements with several countries.
Passenger air services were suspended on March 25 due to the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19.
However, domestic flight services resumed from May 25.