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Lockdown 4.0: Over 95% flight bookings for one-way trips, shows data

Domestic flight operations resumed on May 25 after a two-month suspension, allowing stranded people to return home.

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Over 90 per cent of flight bookings are for one-way trips and on non-metro routes, indicating little demand yet for business travel, shows the data from Cleartrip.

Domestic flight operations resumed on May 25 after a two-month suspension, allowing stranded people to return home.

Flight operations have also resumed in cyclone-hit Kolkata on Thursday.

“Over 75 per cent of bookings are for travel within two weeks of the booking date. Over 95 per cent are one-way tickets," said Balu Ramachandran, senior vice-president, Cleartrip.


He said

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First Published: May 28 2020 | 11:02 PM IST

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