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Domestic civil aviation operations to resume from 25th May

Updated: May 21, 2020 9:35 am
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri yesterday announced that domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from 25th of this month.

In a tweet, Mr Puri said, all airports and air carriers are being informed to be ready for operations from Monday.

He said, Standard Operating Procedures for passenger movement are also being separately issued by Ministry of Civil Avition.

Exactly two months after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the Novel Corona virus, the domestic flight operations are set to resume again.

All scheduled commercial passenger flights have been suspended in the country since 25th of March.

However, cargo flights and special flights to repatriate Indian citizens are in operation during the lockdown period.

Earlier this month, in a communication, the Airports Authority of India, AAI had asked all airports to be prepared to handle flight operations.

Railways has already started operations with special trains and with the recommencing of flight operations, commuting will be easier for people.

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