The aviation sector in India has been hard hit by the pandemic COVID-19 along with other sectors in our economy. Airlines bookings have been suspended during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Resuming services without any compromise with the health of countrymen
After Prime Minister’s address to the country about extending lockdown till May 03. IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta stated that to compliment the government’s efforts against COVID-19, they will restart flight operations on vital corridors of air traffic from May 04, 2020. They will begin operations for domestic only and then gradually ramp it up further, to commence operations on some international routes as well.
He also added that their singular focus will be on ensuring the health of customers and employees. And that they are working closely with the government and the airports to take our aircraft and our airports to a significantly higher level of cleanliness while ensuring social distancing.
The airline says it will facilitate bookings for up to a year for customers who are affected by flight cancellations until May 3.
The government has said all passenger flights will remain suspended till May 3, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown for combatting the spread of coronavirus while Minister Hardeep Puri said after May 3, the government could consider ending the restrictions on domestic and international flights.
Further after the Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s statement, the aviation ministry announced that both international and domestic flights shall remain suspended till 11:59 pm of 3rd May 2020.