More International Flights Soon: Hardeep Singh Puri
The Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri, has stated that in the days to come more international flights would be added.
The Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri has stated that in the days to come more international flights would be added. The Civil Aviation Minister said that the Centre is doing its best and that more flights would be added.
We are doing the best we can and adding more flights. We will increase the number of International passenger flights in the coming days: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri pic.twitter.com/wQZ6MIaAjc— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2020
Hardeep Singh Puri is also reported to have stated that international flights are likely to commence around August. The Union Minister for Civil Aviation strongly recommended AarogyaSetu app as an excellent contact tracing application. He added that there was nothing comparable to it.
Meanwhile, airports in major cities across the country are gearing up for the resumption of domestic flights from Monday. The Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) authorities conducted a meeting of all scheduled airline operators to review their preparedness, risk assessment and mitigation measures, according to a DGCA circular.
Thank you for joining me for the Facebook Live session.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) May 23, 2020
I tried to address most of the thousands of questions that you put up.
A video recording of the entire session will also be uploaded soon on my website. I hope we are able to meet more often through these interactions. pic.twitter.com/aEo2wzXn0X
Airport authorities have advised all passengers to take necessary precautions. As announced by the Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri earlier in the week, domestic flights will resume operations to major cities from Monday.
At the same time, Indian citizens stranded in various parts of the world have been appealing to the Centre to evacuate them. The government of India has been running Vande Bharat missions to evacuate citizens stranded in different parts of the world.