It was earlier reported that a number of airways have additionally approached the federal government searching for aid packages to minimise the blow.
- Last Updated: March 25, 2020, 2:25 PM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
SpiceJet on Tuesday mentioned tickets booked for journey between March 25 and March 31 can be mechanically cancelled and the quantity spent can be utilized by passengers for bookings in the course of the subsequent one 12 months. The airline’s announcement got here a day after the central authorities determined that no home flights will function in India from March 25 to March 31.
The authorities has additionally banned worldwide flights until March 29. “For the passengers who are travelling from March 25, 2020, till March 31, 2020, their bookings will be automatically cancelled and a reservation credit for the entire amount will be created and they can use it to make another booking for the same passenger for a period of one year from the original date of travel,” SpiceJet mentioned in an announcement.
After the Ministry of Civil Aviation suspended home flights until March 31, Prime Minister’s latest deal with has directed the nation to watch an entire lockdown for the following 21 days. Under the brand new circumstances, it was earlier reported that a number of airways have additionally approached the federal government searching for aid packages to minimise the blow. Sources near the matter recommend that the aid package deal in query features a waiver of touchdown and parking expenses and fee to grease advertising and marketing firms, a restricted interval concession of the standing rule of slot allocation, which mandates that companies should function no less than 80 per cent of their allotted slots. As airways undergo from lesser flights, a latest examine by world aviation consultancy service supplier CAPA has acknowledged that many of the airways all over the world will face chapter if the federal government doesn’t intervene.
(With inputs from PTI)