Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has informed the nation that domestic flights will start flying from May 25. People have been waiting for this for a long time. Now National and international flights are banned due to the lockdown. As per the news Civil the government resumed rail service and now domestic flights will also start from May 25, ie Monday.
Hardeep Puri had already indicated
Hardeep Singh Puri said that the Central Government will not take the decision to restore domestic flights alone. Because the states also have to be ready to allow civil aviation. After Sunday’s decision of the Union Home Ministry to increase the lockdown, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation had said that airlines will be informed soon about starting flights. Now Hardeep Puri has made all the speculations clear by announcing this.
Lockdown Will Remain Till 31 May
The central government has put a lockdown in the entire country till 31 May. The DGCA then said that all scheduled commercial passenger flights have been suspended until midnight on 31 May. Domestic and international flights will be informed of the opening of operations. But the aviation ministry has now made it clear that domestic aircraft will start flying across the country with the permission of the state governments.
Non AC Trains Will Run From June 1
From June 1, the Railways is running 200 non-air-conditioned special trains. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced this. India’s largest transporter is already running labor special trains for stranded people in the country. Apart from this, 15 pairs of special AC trains are also connecting Delhi with different parts of the country.
In these 30 trains, ordinary citizens can travel. Railways is gradually increasing the number of trains. Piyush Goyal said that the booking of all trains will start online, ie, the reservation will not be possible from the railway counter.
Domestic flights will resume once again from May 25 after two months of lockdown due to Corona crisis. Hardeep Singh Puri said, “Domestic regular commercial flights will start from Monday 25 May. All airports and airlines have been asked to be prepared for this. Currently, only limited flights can be allowed. But Puri has not said anything about the commencement of regular flights of international flights. In fact, as a precautionary measure to curb the growing outbreak of Coronavirus, all domestic and international flights were closed from March 25 with the announcement of the lockdown.
Puri has said in a tweet message that domestic flights will resume from May 25, 2020. All airports and airlines have been asked to be prepared for this. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, a separate guideline will be issued later to the passengers catching the flight regarding their health safety, airport staff, and detailed code of conduct for the airlines.
The civil aviation sector in India has been badly affected by the Kovid-19 epidemic. There has not been a single domestic flight within the last two months. During this period, stringent decisions like layoffs of pilots, reduction in pay of pilots, and unpaid duty were taken. The flights did not fly during the first, second, and third phase lockdowns. The fourth phase commenced on 18 May, But the government has decided to start large flights which have been closed since May 25. During the lockdown, only special flights were allowed, with cargo flights, medical ambulance flights, helicopters flights at some places.
As per the news that domestic flights have been banned since the lockdown issued from March 25 in the country. Now the last fourth phase of the lockdown ends on May 31. Gradually most restrictions are being lifted by the government. Railways have decided to run 200 non-AC trains on Tuesday. As per the news that These trains will run daily from June 1 as per the time table.
Many Airlines Have Started Booking
Let us tell you that tell that a directive has been issued by the government regarding this. As per the news many airlines have started booking air tickets from 1 June. Airlines have already done this and now even in the fourth phase of the lockdown, there is a complete ban on the operation of the plane, train, metro. But now it is slowly being opened.
By Aviation Ministry in 2 months, they work Explain that amid the outbreak of Coronavirus, the Ministry of Civil Aviation had started a campaign called Lifeline Udaan. In the Lifeline Udaan the campaign, from March 26 till now, 584 tonnes of medicines, essential goods, and other items were transported by traveling 5,11,588 through 554 flights.
Flights Have Been Closed Since March
Flight operations have been completely stopped for the last 2 months due to lockdown in the country due to Coronavirus. However, the government is working to bring back the trapped Indian citizens abroad under the Vande Bharat Mission. Trains were also stopped due to the Corona outbreak, which has been resumed from May 12. These are all Rajdhani trains and are fully air-conditioned. On Tuesday, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that from June 1, 200 on AC trains will also be run across the country.
The Fourth Phase Of Lockdown Continues
Since March 25, thousands of people are stranded in different parts of the country due to the lockdown imposed due to Corona outbreak. After 2 months, flights are being started for passengers. Currently, the fourth phase of Lockdown (Lockdown 4.0) is going on from May 17, which will run till May 31. In this lockdown, restrictions are relaxed based on the number of cases at the state level.
Concessions in Lockdown 4 are increasing. Mangal has decided to run 200 on AC trains from the railway from June 1, so now there is news coming from the Ministry of Civil Aviation that domestic flights are going to start from Pir on 25th May. All preparations have been completed.
Due to Corona, the airport, the airline, air travelers and security agencies have to implement the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), along with the mask and social distancing is also necessary.