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Limits on airfares may be extended beyond Aug 24 depending on situation: Aviation Secretary

June 20, 2020 8:23 pm

The government resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after nearly two months of suspension to combat the coronavirus outbreak, but placed lower and upper limits on airfares depending upon the flight duration.

International flights explained: How is COVID-19 changing the way we fly?

June 19, 2020 8:21 pm

India International flights resume: The Covid-19 crisis, of which the aviation sector has been one of the biggest victims in terms of business impact, could change passenger experience. We tell you how.

Decision on international flights in July: Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

June 17, 2020 8:38 am

The country resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after a gap of two months amid the coronavirus pandemic.

692 domestic flights flew on Monday, operations picking up pace: Aviation Minister

June 02, 2020 7:49 pm

Indian carriers operated a total of 4,062 flights till June 1 -- 428 on May 25, 445 on May 26, 460 on May 27, 494 on May 28, 513 on May 29, 529 on May 30, 501 on May 31 and 692 on June 1.

DGCA to airlines: Keep middle seats vacant or provide 'wrap-around gowns'

June 02, 2020 12:12 am

Before resumption of the domestic flight services, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had pointed out that social distancing requirements would not be met even if middle seats in flights were kept vacant insisting that those seats would be filled up too.

Numbers continue to grow, 354 domestic flights operated till 5pm today: Aviation Minister

May 27, 2020 9:05 pm

After two months of being grounded, India resumed its domestic flight services on Monday with 428 flights functioning on day one.

Aviation Ministry revises figures, says 428 domestic passenger flights operated on Monday

May 26, 2020 9:26 pm

On the flight movement on Tuesday, the aviation minister said the airports have handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm.

Centre says Aarogya app passport to fly, some states disagree

May 24, 2020 7:05 am

Five other states – Kerala, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Assam, and the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, have also decided to quarantine passengers upon arrival.

Hopeful of starting good percentage of international ops before Aug-Sept: Hardeep Puri

May 24, 2020 12:58 am

A senior government official, on condition of anonymity, said that the Civil Aviation Ministry has been monitoring the situation in countries like the US, the UK, Italy, the UAE, Singapore, Thailand, etc to assess whether it will be safe to resume commercial operations to these destinations.

Will try to start some international flights before August: Hardeep Singh Puri

May 23, 2020 8:24 pm

The Centre on Wednesday said domestic flight services would resume from Monday in a “calibrated manner”, laying the ground for gradual resumption of scheduled commercial flight operations that have been shut since March 25.