Even As Flyers Increase, Domestic Air Traffic Heading For A Sharp Decline

by Sidharth Pandey Jul 06, 2020 • 08:04 PM Views 521

Over 78,000 air passengers flew on domestic routes on Sunday. However, despite increasing numbers ever since in-country flights were partially opened up on May 25 after a COVID-19 shutdown , this fiscal is set to see a fall of between 41-46% in domestic air travellers compared to the last financial year, according to ratings agency ICRA. So, just what is it like to be on a flight now in the time of a pandemic? Citizen journalist Vishal Tripathi brings us this report