SPECIFIC OPERATING PROCEDURES ON EXIT STRATEGY FOR AIRPORTS, AIRLINES AND PASSENGERS FOR COMMENCEMENT OF DOMESTIC FLIGHT OPERATIONS

Published On: 21/05/2020

Practice Area: Corporate & Commercial

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In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the Ministry of Home Affairs ('MHA') on May 20th, 2020 has amended the guidelines on lockdown and allowed domestic air travel of the passengers. Accordingly, the Ministry of Civil Aviation ('MoCA') on May 21st, 2020 has come out with certain specific operating procedures ('SOPs') for airports, airlines, and passengers with respect to the commencement of domestic air travel from May 25th, 2020. These SOPs intend to streamline the operations while ensuring that all protective measures are in place to contain the spread of COVID-19. INDUSLAW's Petrushka Dasgupta, Vidit Mehra, and Dhruti Chheda discuss.