YD News | rules set for domestic air travel
Domestic flights resuming from 25th May in India. As the ministry of civil aviation said on Thursday that only a third of operations will be allowed right now. Ministry of civil aviation also released the SOPs for those traveling in India through domestic flights.
The ministry said that all passengers must download and use the Aarogya Setu app. And only one check-in bag and one cabin bag will be allowed. It also advised pregnant ladies and passengers with ailments to avoid travel.
Some of the new rules for domestic air travel are:
Only those passengers with confirmed web check-in will be allowed to enter the airport
All Passengers will be required to wear a face mask
Only one check-in bag will be allowed for Passengers
The other measure point to remember to download and use the Aarogya Setu app. And that a self-declaration/Aarogya Setu app status would also be obtained that the passenger is free of Covid-19 symptoms
No magazines or newspaper will be provided by the airlines
“Pregnant ladies and ailing passengers are advised not to travel”
Passengers with ailments and Pregnant ladies are advised to avoid travel
All cabin crew in plane will be in a full protective suit
Passengers with ‘Red’ status in the Aarogya Setu app will not be allowed to travel
The airlines will not provide any meal services on board
Air passengers are advised to minimize the use of lavatory and to avoid any non-essential movement in the aisles
Passenger’s use of baggage trolley to be minimized
Passengers will not be allowed to consume any eatables inside the aircraft during the flight
All those traveling will be thermally screened at the airport entry gate
At the airport all chairs marked ‘not for use’ should not be taken
No person from containment zones are allowed for air travel
All passengers are advised to note these new rules set for domestic air travel to avoid any inconvenience.