Union Minister for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri has said that after sixty-eight days of resuming domestic flight operations post-COVID-19 lockdown, things are operating smoothly .
Taking to Twitter, the minister said, “Domestic operations continue smoothly. 30 July 2020 till 2359 hrs was day 68. Departures were 840. 74,451 passengers handled. Arrivals were 837. 72,043 passengers were handled. Total movements were 1,677.
Domestic operations continue smoothly.
30 July 2020, Day 68 till 2359 hrs.
74,451 passengers handled.
72,043 passengers handled.
Total movements 1677
Footfalls at airports 1,46,494
Total number of flyers 74,451 pic.twitter.com/oQwMaeC7Gr
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) July 31, 2020
Footfalls at airports were 1,46,494. The total number of flyers was 74,451.”
Following the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, all domestic and international flight operations were suspended in March. Domestic operations were resumed on May 25.