More than one crore passengers have flown on 1.08 lakh flights since the recommencement of domestic operations on May 25. Domestic aviation is moving towards pre-COVID figures, said Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Civil Aviation.
The total number of departing passengers was 1,19,702 and the total number of arriving passengers during this period was 1,21,126. Total departures were 1393 whereas arrivals were 1394, taking the total number of movements of flights to 2787. Further, the total number of passenger footfalls at airports across the country was 2,40,828 in a single day, according to an official release.
In the wake of Covid-19, the operations of domestic schedule commercial airlines were ceased with effect from March 25. The operations resumed after two months on May 25.