New Delhi, October 12 (Agency)
The civil aviation ministry on Tuesday announced that airlines can operate domestic flights from October 18 without any “capacity restrictions”. As per the ministry order, airlines are operating 85 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic services since September 18. Airlines are operating 72.5 per cent of their pre-Covid domestic flights between August 12 and September 18. This limit was 65 per cent between July 5 and August 12. Between June 1 and July 5, this limit was 50 percent.
The ministry has said in its order that from October 18, domestic flight operations without any capacity restrictions and for air travel have been taken after reviewing the current situation of demand of passengers. The government had resumed scheduled domestic flights on May 25 last year after a gap of two months.