Tag - domestic travel

Second wave casts a cloud over fragile aviation sector


Mumbai: India’s second wave of covid-19 has cast a cloud over its airlines, which were barely recovering from the harsh lockdown of 2020. Domestic passenger traffic has been rising every month since airlines returned to the skies in June. However, in the week ended April 3, fewer Indians flew than the week before, the second...

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Worry about citizens, not airlines, SC tells govt


New Delhi: Stressing that "the government should worry about the health of citizens than the health of commercial airlines”, India’s apex court said there cannot be two norms -- six feet social distance outside and shoulder to shoulder travel -- on flights. The Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate international flight service with...