New Delhi, May 22 : State-run Air India and other airlines started booking for domestic flights which are resuming on May 25. Air India started booking at 1230 hrs. 'Our Domestic Flight Bookings will start from 1230 hrs today. To book login to http://airindia.in or contact authorised travel agents or visit our booking offices or call customer care,' said an Air India tweet.
Private airlines Vistara also announced the commencement of booking in a statement. At present the number of flights will be less as the government has allowed one-third of flights to operate as compared to the earlier sanctioned summer schedule. Privately owned low-cost domestic airline Indigo and SpiceJet have also started bookings.
All the airlines have appealed to the passengers to follow the guidelines issued by the government in view of Covid-19. The government has allowed domestic flights to commence from May 25 with several conditions after a gap of two months. All domestic passenger flights were closed since March 25 in view of the pandemic. Apart from reducing the number of flights, the government has also fixed the maximum and minimum fare for each route according to the flight time. Use of the Arogya Setu App and a self-declaration is mandatory for travellers. (UNI)