While ministry of Civil Aviation issues circular for all airlines to refrain from booking tickets.
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.
“Bookings for select domestic flights for travel from May 4, 2020, and for international flights for travel from June 1, 2020 onwards are open,” it 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.