The Air India Express Madurai-Singapore flight services were stopped from March 30 due to inadequate CISF personnel who could otherwise be deployed in the third shift.
Civil Aviation Ministry said when flights resumed after a hiatus of two months, there were only 30,000 passengers on the first day but the number reached over two lakh on November 2.
Domestic flights' cap would be increased to 70-75 per cent of pre-COVID levels as traffic surges: Centre
The ministry had said last week that the Indian airlines can operate maximum 60 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic passenger flights till February 24 next year.
Adani Enterprises had won the rights to run six airports -- Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati -- after a competitive bidding process in February 2019.
The Jet Airways flight with 166 passengers and five crew members on board, was turned back to Mumbai after several passengers suffered ear pain and nose-bleeds, due to loss in cabin air pressure.