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Air India opens bookings on select routes from May 4

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Nandita Malik
April 18, 2020 18:42 IST
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India has been under lockdown since March 25 to curb the spread of novel coronavirus.

Air India on Saturday announced it has opened bookings on select domestic and international routes from May 4 and June 1, respectively.

"In the light of the ongoing global health concerns, we have currently stopped accepting bookings on all domestic flights for travel till May 3, 2020, and on all international flights for travel till May 31, 2020," a notification on Air India's website said on Saturday.

 

This means the national carrier's domestic and international flights will remain suspended till May 3 and May 31, respectively.

"Bookings for select domestic flights for travel from May 4, 2020, and for international flights for travel from June 1, 2020, onwards are open," the notification stated.

India has been under lockdown since March 25 to curb the spread of novel coronavirus.

The first phase of the lockdown was from March 25 to April 14.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 14 extended the lockdown till May 3.

All domestic and international commercial passenger flights have been suspended during this period.

On April 3, Air India had said it has stopped bookings, both domestic and international, till the end of the month.

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