Monday, March 23, 2020

DGCA asks airlines to keep middle seat on flights empty, use sanitisers, practice social distancing

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked all airlines and airports to take extensive measures to enforce social distancing and other precautions to avoid the rapid spread of novel coronavirus. Among the measures, DGCA has asked airlines to keep the middle seats empty on flights empty to avoid close contact between fliers.

DGCA has also asked airport authorities to make sure passengers stand at least 1 metre apart from each other at the check-in and security counters.

All international flights have been banned in India and airports have been shut for flights coming from other countries. Domestic travel, however, continues to remain operational.
23/03/20 India Today
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