Amid rising COVID-19 cases, domestic flight services resume after two months

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 25, 2020, 07:53 AM(IST)

Passengers arrive at Lucknow Airport to board their respective flights, as domestic flight operations have resumed from today. (ANI Photo) Photograph:( ANI )

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The very first of these flights took off from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi today at 5 AM and landed in Pune at 6:42 AM.

Domestic flight operations resume in India on Monday with Delhi-Pune and Mumbai-Patna flights being among the first to take off, according to reports. 

The very first of these flights took off from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi today at 5 AM and landed in Pune at 6:42 AM.
 

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Passengers are being screened using a thermometer gun before boarding the aircraft, while visuals showed Food & Beverage (F&B) and retail outlets opening at the IGI Airport as well.

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Those who took first flights included paramilitary personnel, army men, students and migrants, who failed to book a ticket on special trains being run by the railways.

Many said they shelled out more to reach the airport as there were limited public transport options available.

(With inputs from PTI)

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