Domestic Flights to resume in a calibrated manner from May 25


Domestic flight operations will be resumed for passengers  in a calibrated manner from Monday, 25th May 2020.
All airports & air carriers are informed to be ready for operations from 25th May,2020, by the Government.

Previously domestic flights had been started for passengers who came from abroad during Vande Bharat mission flights by the Government of India from May 19,2020.
Article: https://www.tripcompile.com/Domestic-flights-to-resume-from-May19.html

Official Tweet by Civil Aviation Minister Mr.Hardeep Singh Puri on the Resumption of Domestic Flights :



Expected points from different sources : 
- Each airline will be permitted to have one-third of flights on each route 
- No mention of middle seat restrictions in the flight 
- More updates will follow once Mr.Hardeep Singh Puri briefs the media tomorrow.
- Airlines should start bookings from tomorrow once all the details have been provided by the Government officially.

The Ministry of civil aviation has also drafted many stringent rules.
They have issued a draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for resuming commercial, domestic flights operations in the country, which remain halted since 25th March, 2020, due to the weeks-long countrywide lockdown.

Travellers will have to disclose their history related to coronavirus and quarantine, if any, in the last one month, and no cabin baggage and the use of the Aarogya Setu app is a must. Passengers will have to reach the airports at least two hours before the flight departure and many more, as the draft SOP mentions.
Detailed rules in draft SOP which have to be followed by airlines, airports, and passengers. Check here: https://www.tripcompile.com/aviation-ministry-discusses-flight-resumption-rules.html


(This is a developing story and will be updated shortly. Please check back for details.)

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