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DGCA Approves 12,983 Weekly Domestic Flights In Winter Schedule

New Delhi: The Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) mentioned it has permitted 12,983 weekly home flights of airways for the winter schedule that begins on Sunday and ends on March 27 subsequent 12 months.

In final 12 months’s winter schedule, the aviation regulator had permitted 23,307 weekly home flights.

The DGCA mentioned on Sunday it has permitted 6,006 weekly home flights of IndiGo for this 12 months’s winter schedule. IndiGo is India’s largest airline.

SpiceJet and GoAir have gotten 1,957 weekly home flights and 1,203 weekly home flights permitted, the regulator mentioned.

At present, airways in India are allowed to function a most 60 per cent of pre-COVID weekly home flights.

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Compared to final 12 months’s winter schedule, when 23,307 weekly home providers have been permitted by the DGCA, this 12 months’s winter schedule has obtained simply 55.7 per cent (12,983 flights) of these flights permitted, in response to the aviation regulator.

These 55.7 per cent flights will likely be working from 95 Indian airports between October 25 and March 27, 2021, the DGCA mentioned.

India resumed scheduled home flights on Could 25 after a spot of two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. At the moment, airways have been permitted to function simply 33 per cent of their pre-COVID home flights. This determine was regularly elevated within the later months.

(PTI)

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