India domestic flights to resume after two-month coronavirus pandemic shutdown

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Domestic air travel will resume in India on May 25 after a two-month shutdown introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a top minister announced on Wednesday.

“All airports and air carriers are being informed to be ready for operations from 25th May,” Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Twitter.

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The government halted all domestic and international flights on March 25 as it started a nationwide lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

No indication was given on when international travel would resume.

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