Another good news from the day. Domestic flights to commence from 25th May in India, Union Civil Aviation Ministry said.
After almost 2 months, the domestic flights will be seen again flying over our houses carrying regular passenger. Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in his ANI report said that
Domestic flights will commence from 25th May, initially, only a small percentage of the total number of domestic flights will be operated. Then depending on the experience we gain, we will increase the number of flights: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri pic.twitter.com/SVuMB9VtL8
— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020
He also said that “I think Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) should not be made so onerous that they are difficult to be followed. We’ve now reached a happy balance and SOPs will be announced soon. We are looking at some basic measures that could be taken relating to capping prices of airline tickets, but those will be comfortable.
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On being asked about flight operations to Kolkata, HS Puri said that “We are commencing operation of flights in all parts of the country, including Kolkata. But, the weather and climatic conditions in Kolkata may not permit flight services at present.