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Covid-19 crisis: Delhi-Patna most booked as flights prepare to resume ops

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Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
Online travel agents (OTAs) saw massive demand a day after airlines opened bookings, even though only a few flights are set to resume from Monday, with several restrictions.
 
Bookings began on airlines’ web platforms and OTAs on Thursday night, and among the most searched and booked was the New Delhi-Patna route.
 
According to both MakeMyTrip and ixigo, New Delhi to Patna flights were the most booked and second-most searched, respectively. Other popular routes were Pune-New Delhi, Mumbai-Patna, New Delhi-Ranchi, Bengaluru-Patna, and New Delhi-Kolkata, said Rajesh Magow, co-founder and group CEO of MakeMyTrip.

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First Published: May 22 2020 | 7:22 PM IST

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