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Flights resumption: States' rules put a damper on air travel schedules

Airline executives say occupancy was only 50-55% on Tuesday

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domestic flights | Domestic airlines | Lockdown

Arindam Majumder & Neha Alawadhi  |  New Delhi 

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Airports across the country saw 325 departures and 283 arrivals, with 41,673 passengers travelling until 5 pm on Tuesday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted.

On Tuesday, the second day of resumption of airline operations, the fog lifted over rules brought in by states regarding travel. However, this had an unintended consequence, as wary travellers decided to avoid states that had mandatory quarantine protocols.

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First Published: Wed, May 27 2020. 00:31 IST
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