Authorities are prone to start operations in a phased method for each worldwide in addition to home flights so as to stop extreme crowds at airports.
- Last Updated: April 8, 2020, 2:21 PM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
Taking cues from its operation through the lockdown the place the Delhi airport functioned to felicitate rescue and medical flights, airport authorities are actually planning to implement the same mannequin as soon as the lockdown is over.
The authorities is prone to start operations in a phased method for each worldwide in addition to home flights so as to stop extreme crowds at airports. Just a few of the measures which are anticipated to be applied in any respect airports as soon as the operation is reside embrace protecting the center seats and final three rows empty to minimise contact between passengers. Airlines will even be requested to minimise onboard service so as to stop shut contact between the cabin crew and passengers.
Pre-packaged meals can be saved on the seats previous to boarding whereas airline may additionally enable passengers to hold their very own meals. Other measures will embrace boarding of simply three rows at a time. Airports will even be required to make sure a two-metre distancing throughout check-in and safety test.
The AAI-GMR group joint venture-run Delhi Airport on Tuesday mentioned it has dealt with over 50 evacuation flights, transporting over 10,000 stranded overseas nationals to their respective international locations, until date because the implementation of 21-days lockdown.
Since the suspension of all industrial passenger plane operations, the Delhi Airport has been operational 24×7 regardless of the suspension of business operations, as a result of 21-day lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak, mentioned Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) CEO, Videh Kumar Jaipuriar mentioned.
In the final two weeks, the airport has remained purposeful to deal with cargo and evacuation flights, operated by international locations like Japan, Norway, Germany, Afghanistan, Poland, Russia and France to repatriate their nationals stranded in India resulting from lockdown, DIAL mentioned.
With inputs from PTI