Pune: Home flight operations resumed at Lohegaon airport on Monday morning since nationwide lockdown restrictions had been imposed on March 25 to include the unfold of coronavirus illness (Covid-19).
Three flights took off within the morning and one other two landed. “Two flights, carrying 158 passengers on board, arrived and one other three departed with 372 passengers,” stated an official of the Airport Authority of India (AAI).
Altogether 34 flights will function this week, together with seven every day. The flight locations embrace Delhi, Chennai, Cochin, Belgaum, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Jaipur, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad.
“All the required security preparations for the passengers have been performed on the airport in coordination with the Pune district administration. Passengers must adjust to three parametres earlier than boarding a flight. There should be a inexperienced mark on the Aarogya Setu utility on their cellphones, not working a fever and all the time carrying face masks,” stated Kuldeep Singh, director, Pune airport.
Journey-hailing non-public cab aggregators reminiscent of Uber and Ola should not out there on the airport due to the prevailing lockdown restrictions in Pune, a crimson zone. Passengers have been urged to journey to and from the airport by their very own autos. There may be restricted parking area on the airport in a bid to keep up social distancing norms.
All passengers, who arrived in Pune, had been stamped of their palms and suggested 14-day isolation at dwelling.
The AAI authorities will frequently replace the flight schedule for passengers’ comfort.