A number of airlines have started accepting bookings from passengers for domestic flights from June onwards, according to a PTI report quoting sources. Under the lockdown 4.0 guidelines, all commercial flight operations are suspended in India till May 31.
Sources at IndiGo and Vistara said they were taking bookings for domestic flights. When contacted, a SpiceJet spokesperson, in a statement, said,” Our international bookings are closed till June 15.”
There was no official comments from IndiGo, Vistara and GoAir on commencement of bookings. Commercial flights have been suspended since March 25 when the country-wide lockdown began to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Earlier, Air India had said that it will resume domestic flights only after a directive comes in from the Union government. The airline had also urged people to follow Ministry of Civil Aviation and Air India’s Twitter handles and respective websites for official announcement regarding resumption of commercial services.