Still no clarity about Pune domestic flights, Maharashtra govt allows flights in Mumbai

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Mumbai, May 24, 2020: Maharashtra government has agreed to allow 25 take offs and 25 landings everyday for domestic flights from Mumbai. This number will be increased gradually. State govt will issue details and guidelines in this regard soon, said Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has called meeting of airlines and airport operators today on domestic flight resumption from 25 May, to discuss standard operating procedures (SOPs) for States/UTs; discussion is also for states which have requested not to resume operation. The meeting will be headed by the secretary of civil aviation ministry.

Major Airport Directors have been asked to attend the meeting with the ministry today where they’ll give a presentation on the preparedness of airports before resumption of domestic flights tomorrow. Directors will also be briefing Ministry about protocols laid by the respective State/UTs.