As air traffic was stopped from March 23 onwards due to the effect of coronavirus lockdown, air traffic in recent studies and showed it is up by 21% when flight resumed operation.
According to the data shared, Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport between May 25 to August 25 when domestic flights were allowed to resume operation saw 37% of total country’s air traffic movement said an airport operator from IGI airport.
The airport operator said DIAL handled at least 21% higher domestic air traffic which was more than it handled pre-covid period.
The air traffic movement was halted from March 25 in the country to handle the spread of Covid-19 and after 2 months the government allowed the flight operations for domestic destinations since May.
While the domestic flights have resumed operations, international destinations are still on hold except for Vande Bharat…