Domestic air service to resume with fresh guidelines on May 25
The fresh guidelines include arriving at the airport two hours before the departure time. Aarogya Setu application is also mandatory along with screeing with a result of being asymptomatic.
New Delhi: Domestic passenger air service is going to be resumed on May 25. It had been suspended for two months due to the Coronavirus (COVID 19) epidemic. A number of new guidelines have been issued. Fresh guidelines include arriving at the airport at least two hours earlier. Using Aarogya Setu app mobile application will also be necessary for all the passengers.
All the passenger flights have been closed since March 25 to prevent the Covid-19 infection in the country. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced on Wednesday that domestic passenger flights would resume from May 25.
Sources said that the standard operating procedure (SOP) for airports requires passengers to arrive at the airport at least two hours in advance. Only those passengers will be allowed to enter the terminal premises whose flight is scheduled to depart in the next four hours. The thermal screening of passengers will be performed before entering the terminal. Only passengers without symptoms will be allowed to enter.
All the Passengers are required to have Aarogya Setu app installed on their mobile phone. If the green mark is not visible on the app, they will not be allowed to enter. Although children under the age of 14 are exempted from the need for the Aarogya Setu app.