Schedule for domestic flights announced

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday released the provisional schedule of domestic flights which will recommence operations from May 25. The bookings for air tickets for domestic flights have also started. The government had on Wednesday announced the gradual reactivation of air travel that was stopped two months ago due to Covid-19 lockdown.

The ministry has decided the maximum and minimum limits for airfares. For example, the lowest fare for a Delhi-Mumbai flight will be Rs3,500 and the highest  will be Rs10,000. And, 40% of seats on a flight have to be sold at the mid-point of this band, which works out to Rs6,700. This fare will be applicable till 11.59 pm on August 24.

The ministry has setted the domestic air travel capacity, which will be applicable between May 25 and August 24.

Here is the schedule: