Domestic Airlines Allowed To Operate At 45% Capacity


The government of India on Friday has increased the domestic flight capacity and allowed airline to operate at 45% of total capacity.

After resumption of domestic flights in the country, airline are only allowed to operate at one third 33% of their capacity.

As per a circular by Ministry of Civil Aviation The decision has been taken after a review of the current status of domestic scheduled operations as compared to the demand for air travel.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has also asked DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) to prepare the new schedule with additional routes under the new arrangement.


“We are working on the schedule specific to different airports in the country and soon we should be able to provide more connectivity to our citizens,” a DGCA official said.

DGCA had on Friday in a separate notification said that all scheduled international commercial air passenger services, except for international scheduled flights allowed by the competent authority, will remain suspended 15 July.

This indicates that international commercial passenger flights could resume from July, provided it gets the approval of the government.

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Also Read: International Flights To Remain Suspended Till July 15


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