Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that on day three of the resumption of domestic flights in the country, there have already been 354 departures and 288 arrivals, and the numbers continue to grow.
"People who were stranded in different parts of the country are now able to fly to be with their loved ones. Till 5 pm on day 3 today, there have already been 354 departures and 288 arrivals with a total of 47,917 people at various airports. The numbers continue to grow," Puri tweeted.
All scheduled commercial passenger flights were suspended in India since March 25 after the Central government imposed a lockdown to contain COVID-19. The country is in the fourth phase of lockdown which will continue till May 31.
( With inputs from ANI )