The number of domestic passengers on 28th February 2021 rose to 313,668 on 2,353 flights, Hardeep S Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation said. He added that this is the highest since the resumption of domestic flights on 25th May 2020.
Total flight movements on 28th February 2021 were 4699. The total number of footfalls on airports was 6,17,824.
“India flies high with confidence. 3,13,668 passengers on 2,353 flights on 28 Feb 2021 is the highest since the resumption of domestic flights on 25 May 2020.” Hardeep Singh Puri twitted.
India flies high with confidence.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) March 1, 2021
3,13,668 passengers on 2,353 flights on 28 Feb 2021 is the highest since resumption of domestic flights on 25 May 2020.
✈️ Total flight movements 4,699
✈️ Total footfalls at airports 6,17,824 pic.twitter.com/FHgmr4SiUw
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic flight operations were ceased with effect from midnight (11:59 pm) of 24th March 2020. The operation resumed after two months on 25th May 2020.
It must be noted that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 26th February announced that the ban on commercial flights between Kuwait and India will continue until March 31.
However, the restrictions will not apply to international cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA (Vande Bharat Mission and Air Bubbles)