The inspection at Delhi Airport is a strong indicator of kickstarting the civil aviation industry and resuming the economy post lockdown
The inspection at Delhi Airport is a strong indicator of kickstarting the civil aviation industry and resuming the economy post lockdown|Representational image
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COVID-19 lockdown: Flight services likely to resume by May end

High-level committee comprising officials from director general of civil aviation, CISF and AAI inspect preparedness for resumption of services at Delhi airport

Team EastMojo

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New Delhi: Soon after announcement of partial resumption of train services in India on Sunday, the Centre is all set to begin flight services in a bid to kickstart the aviation industry. A high-level committee comprising officials from director general of civil aviation, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Airports Authority of India (AAI) inspected preparedness for the resumption of services at the Delhi International Airport on Monday.

The inspection is a strong indicator of kickstarting the civil aviation industry and resuming the economy post lockdown. Earlier, the civil aviation minister had also indicated that airlines, especially domestic flights were likely to resume by May 15.

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri, in an earlier conversation with a leading media outlet, had said that the government is planning to resume domestic flight operations before May 15. According to reports, if not before May 15, the domestic flights to some cities of India is expected to resume before the third phase of lockdown is over.

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