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Govt may extend airfare caps beyond August 24 if necessary: Aviation secy

The government resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after nearly two months of suspension to combat the coronavirus outbreak

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International passenger flights continue to remain suspended in the country.

Press Trust of India
The government-imposed upper and lower limits on airfares may be extended beyond August 24, depending on how the situation turns out to be, Aviation Secretary P S Kharola said on Saturday.

The government resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after nearly two months of suspension to combat the coronavirus outbreak. But it placed lower and upper limits on airfares depending on the duration of the flight.

It had said on May 21 that these limits would be in place for a period of three months.

"Depending on how the situation turns out, the fare band may have to adjusted

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 4:49 PM IST

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