The primary plane with 166 passengers from Kolkata landed at Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport in Tripura on Friday, two months in any case air companies had been banned resulting from Covid-19 lockdown.
The flight operated by IndiGo Airways landed at 10 am in Agartala.
“After March 25, complete 166 passengers landed right here within the first flight at the moment. In the identical flight, 167 passengers left for Kolkata at 11.15 am,” airport director VK Seth advised reporters.
In addition to sanitisation, a foolproof medical screening equipment was arrange on the airport to examine all of the incoming passengers in addition to these on the departure terminal, he added.
The home air companies in Tripura had been meant to begin from Might 25 however the flights linked to Kolkata had been cancelled resulting from Cyclone Amphan.
Earlier than lockdown, complete six plane had been in operation at MBB Airport, the lone airport in Tripura.
There are 12 airports within the North-East area. They’re in Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Tezpur (all Assam), Tezu and Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh), Agartala (Tripura), Imphal (Manipur), Shillong (Meghalaya), Dimapur (Nagaland) and Lengpui (Mizoram).
Home passenger flights had been restarted on Monday after a niche of two months. Totally different North-Japanese states on Sunday issued separate Commonplace Working Protocols (SOP) for the passengers.
In Tripura, with the newest 10 circumstances of Covid-19, the full tally rose to 242, together with 162 Border Safety Drive (BSF) troopers, officers, and their relations. Nevertheless, the state’s energetic circumstances are 72 and three circumstances migrated to different states.