Passenger capacity in domestic airlines increased to 65% from 50%
New Delhi : Considering the increasing demands of domestic passengers, the Centre had decided to increase the passenger capacity in the airlines to 65% from earlier 50%.
In an official notice, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said that the domestic carriers can now operate at 65% capacity.
"After review of the curret status of schedules Domestic Operations viz-aviz passenger demand for air travel in terms of purpose specified in the initial order...is further modified as - 50% capacity may be read as 65% capacity," the notice read.
The notice further mentioned that the order will come to effect from the issuing date and will remain up to July 31. Meanwhile, other terms and conditions will remain the same.
In April, the Civil Aviation Ministry released SOP for Domestic Flights as per which, no meals will be given for domestic flight with a duration of less than two hours.