Air India opened bookings on Saturday for select domestic flights from 4 May onwards and for international flights from 1 June onwards. Air India further said that the situation is being constantly reviewed and the customers shall be updated regularly.
In wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, the national carrier had stopped accepting bookings on all domestic flights for travel till 3 May and on all international flights for travel till 31 May. Air India said. During the suspension of commercial flights, Air India has been doing yeoman service in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
However, after Air India opened bookings Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri, Ministry of Civil Aviation clarified through his tweet that the government has not taken a decision to open domestic or international operations so far. Minister also said that all airlines are advised to open their bookings only after a decision in this regard has been taken by the government.
Published: Hindustan View 18/04/2020