Air India reopens bookings for domestic flights from May 4th onwards
Air India on Saturday reopened bookings for select domestic flights from 4 May onwards and for international flights from 1 June onwards.
As a result of Covid-19 outbreak, Air India had stopped accepting bookings on all domestic flights for travel till 3 May and on all international flights for travel till 31 May.
“In the light of the ongoing global health concerns, we have currently stopped accepting bookings on all domestic flights for travel till May 3, 2020, and on all international flights for travel till May 31, 2020,” a notification on Air India’s website said on Saturday.
During the suspension of commercial flights, Air India has only been doing some useful services such as services for rescuing stranded Indian citizens from abroad, transporting essential agricultural and medical commodities to the world market etc.
Under the Centre’s “KrishiUdan” scheme, the airline has carried essentials such as fruits, vegetables and medical goods in to 10 identified cargo destinations across the globe, including UK, Germany, Israel, China, Seychelles, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Maldives etc.
India has suspended all domestic and international commercial passenger flights during lockdown period which started on 25 March and which will continue till 3 May.
On 3 April, Air India had said it has stopped bookings, both domestic and international, till the end of the month.