The government resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after nearly two months of suspension to combat the coronavirus outbreak, but placed lower and upper limits on airfares.
While one of them landed at Vijayawada airport on May 29, the other passenger reached Visakhapatnam airport on May 27. Both had come from New Delhi.
Domestic flight operations resumed in the country on Monday after a gap of two months of suspension due to the coronavirus lockdown.
All scheduled domestic passenger services were suspended in India from March 25 to May 24 due to restrictions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
As domestic flights resumed operation on Monday and the number of covid cases soar across TN, officials have increased precautionary measures.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh said 58,318 passengers flew to their destinations on 832 flights on May 25, the first day of resumption of air services after two months.
Domestic flights resumed in the state for the first time after the lockdown amid stringent restrictions and checks at the four airports.
This announcement of restricted flights was made only on Sunday after a prolonged discussion between Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri.
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On Saturday, the Delhi airport's operator DIAL said it has taken several measures including installation of automatic hand sanitisers at various places.
However, it was still unclear if the airlines will be allowed to fly in passengers to the city as the State government has been opposing resumption of flight operations amid rising in Covid-19 cases.
The Director General of Civil Aviation has identified seven airlines for operating on domestic routes on different days between May 25 and August 24.
Airlines have been asked to adhere to the lower and upper limits of fares prescribed by the Civil Aviation Ministry.
Domestic passenger flights to resume in calibrated manner from May 25, details on process soon: Govt
All scheduled commercial passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 25, when the Modi government imposed lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Earlier in the day, Air India said it has opened bookings on select domestic flights from May 4 and on select international flights from June 1.