About a third of operations will be allowed when domestic flights resume next week and the upper and lower limit of airfares will be prescribed by the government, according to the civil aviation ministry’s standard operating procedures for the airlines.
“Airlines should adhere to the upper and lower limit of fares prescribed by the ministry during the Covid-19 pandemic,” the ministry said. Elderly, pregnant women, and people with health issues are advised to avoid travel. Passengers staying in the containment zone will not be allowed to travel. Also, they should not travel if they have been tested positive for Covid-l9, according to the recent the guidelines
A green thumbs up to the aviation industry put them in a spot where the security is of utmost importance. Passengers may also have to quarantine upon reaching their destination depending on the norms decided by the states.
“A self-declaration/ Aarogya Setu App status would also be obtained stating that the passenger is free of Covid-19 symptoms. Passengers with “red” status on the Aarogya Setu app would not be permitted to travel,” it said.
However, Aarogya Setu App is not mandatory for children below 14 years of age. State governments and local administrations will have to ensure the availability of public transport and private cabs for providing connectivity to the airport for passengers.