Over 1 crore passengers travel by air since Resumption of domestic operations

25/09/2020 at 6:50 PM

New Delhi, Sep 25: More than one crore passengers have flown on 1,08,210 flights since recommencement of domestic operations on May 25, informed Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, Civil Aviation.

Puri further said that domestic aviation is moving towards pre-COVID figures. He congratulated all stakeholders on achieving this milestone in India’s journey towards creating an Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.

Civil Aviation minister shared that on September 24, total number of departing passengers was 1,19,702 and total number of arriving passengers during this period was 1,21,126. He added that total departures were 1393 whereas arrivals were 1394 taking the total number of movements of flights to 2787. Further, total number of passenger footfalls at airports across the country was 2,40,828 in a single day.

In the wake of Covid-19, the operations of domestic schedule commercial airlines were ceased with effect from March 25. These operations resumed after two months on May 25.

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