Business Desk, Web4Study, New Delhi
Updated Sat, 23 May 2020 01:45 PM IST
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
– Photo: ANI
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- Flights for international travel may begin before August- Hardeep Singh Puri.
- Under the Vande Bharat Mission, 25 thousand 465 Indians have been brought back.
- 33 percent of domestic flights are starting from May 25.
25 thousand 465 Indians were brought back so far
He told that till now 25 thousand 465 Indians have been brought back under Vande Bharat Mission and by the end of May this figure will be close to 50 thousand. To achieve this goal, private airlines also sent a proposal, which we have accepted. Therefore, aircraft of private airlines will also be fitted in the Vande Bharat operation soon.
Advice to download Arogya Setu app
He said that he would recommend everyone to download the Arogya Setu app. It is a great contact tracing device. However, the need to send passengers with green status on the Arogya Setu App to Quarantine is beyond comprehension.
The number of Vande Bharat flights will increase. He also told that eight thousand people have also been transported abroad from India under lockdown. These people used to work abroad.
33 percent domestic flights will start from May 25
The Civil Aviation Minister said that domestic flights are starting from May 25 in the country. Airline companies have started the facility of ticket booking. Many people have taken tickets on the first day of booking. Flight service is in great demand. In view of this, 33 percent of domestic flights are starting from May 25.
Plans are also being made to bring back stranded Indians in Sri Lanka. They can be brought home by ship or flight. The first lifeline flight was also started, through which one thousand tons of medical equipment and other essential services were supplied throughout the country.
If a passenger has any signs of corona, he will be caught at the airport. Discussions are going on continuously and all things will be cleared for the next one or two days.