Domestic passenger flights to start from next week

Domestic passenger flights to start from next week

Agency News

New Delhi, May 20 : Domestic passenger flights will recommence from Monday after a gap of two months. 'Domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from Monday 25th May 2020,' Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said in a tweet on Wednesday. All airports and air carriers are being informed to be ready for operations from May 25, he said in his missive.

The Minister said Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) guidelines for passenger movement are also being separately issued by the Civil Aviation ministry. To control the corona virus infection, all domestic passenger flights in the country were banned since March 25, although cargo planes and special permitted passenger aircraft were in operation. International flights have been closed since March 22. (UNI)