Limits on air fares have been set in seven bands as per the flight durations and they might be in place until August 24, stated Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday.
The minister stated the primary band, which might have its particular decrease and higher limits of air fare, will include flights which might be of lower than 40 minutes length. Second, third, fourth and fifth bands of higher restrict can be of flights with durations of 40-60 minutes, 60-90 minutes, 90-120 minutes and 120-150 minutes, he stated.
The sixth and seventh bands would include flights with durations between 150-180 minutes and 180-210 minutes, he acknowledged.
Aviation Secretary P S Kharola, who was additionally current on the press convention, stated 40 per cent of the seats must be bought on the mid-point of the decrease and higher air fare limits set for the flights.
The minister stated he can’t remark proper now on when flight operations can be restored fully.
If a passenger doesn’t have the Aarogya Setu app on her or his cellphone for some purpose, he or she may give a self-declaration type, the minister stated, including that such a passenger is not going to be stopped from boarding the flight.
The minister added that personal carriers will be a part of the Vande Bharat mission to repatriate Indians stranded overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic. Home flight operations will resume in India from Could 25. All industrial passenger flights have been suspended within the nation from March 25, when the Modi authorities imposed a lockdown to curb the unfold of coronavirus.