Monday, September 21, 2020

2 more flights resume ops from Jaipur

Jaipur: With gradual improvement in the load of air travellers from the Jaipur airport, two more flights have been added to its schedule.

Now, Jaipur airport has 32 flights in its schedule out of which 28 flights are operated. One additional flight to Hyderabad and one flight to Bengaluru have started operating from Thursday onwards.

Except for Agra and Lucknow flights to various destinations are gradually getting a good load factor. “Now, we are handling 5,500 to 7,000 passengers daily and the two new flights will increase our number of passengers. Since majority of the operators and we are following every Civid-19 SOPs, it has given confidence to the travellers,” said a senior officer on Sunday.

Senior officers of Jaipur airport stated that since May 26 when the domestic flights operations were started, there is a continuous increase in the number of passengers travelling to Mumbai and Delhi.

Authorities said that by October first week, the number of flights would further increase. “Prior to Covid-19 outbreak, we were operating 55 to 60 flights daily. We are hopeful that in the coming months with the increase in passengers load, everything will be normal,” said an officer.

Jaipur airport is been operating flights to cities including Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Amritsar and other cities.

21/09/20 Times of India

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