Mumbai: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday that the number of domestic passengers is steadily increasing towards pre-COVID levels. He said in a tweet that 2,238 flights carried 2,35,564 passengers on Wednesday.
The minister said that on Wednesday the total flight activities were 4,480 and the total walking distance at airports was 4,69,871.
“Number of domestic passengers grows steadily towards pre-COVID figures. 2,35,564 passengers on 2,238 flights, total flight movements 4,480, total footfalls at airports 4,69,871,” he said.
13th January 2021
Number of domestic passengers grows steadily towards pre-COVID figures.
✈️ 2,35,564 passengers on 2,238 flights
✈️ Total flight movements 4,480
✈️ Total footfalls at airports 4,69,871 pic.twitter.com/qeLqN0bwEi
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) January 14, 2021
Domestic flights have gradually resumed from May last year after these were suspended due to lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19.