Domestic flight operation recommenced at Udaipur Airport from Monday with all precautionary measures for the safety of passengers.
Air service has begun for Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Jaipur from Maharana Pratap Airport at Dabok. Flights from Delhi & Ahmedabad arrived on Monday evening, while the Jaipur and Mumbai flights got cancelled at the last moment.
The first day of the resumption of domestic flights in the country had its fair share of challenges, as nearly 630 flights were cancelled due to states’ restrictions and airline operational issues. Besides, a variety of quarantine protocols by state governments added to the challenging situation.
The air services which had come to a halt for nearly two months in the wake of the COVID19-induced nationwide lockdown, the government on May 21 announced the resumption of domestic flights from May 25.
All major airlines including IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet and others operated 30% of their regular schedules between destinations, strictly adhering to the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Dabok Airport also witnessed some hustle-bustle as the flights from Delhi and Ahmedabad arrived on Monday. According to the sources, more flights are expected to start from the Udaipur from June 1.