Mumbai. Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola has said that domestic airlines have reached 65 percent of Kovid-19 East and now there is a need to strategize to get the tourism industry back on its feet. Kharola on Saturday while addressing a webinar 'Aviation and Tourism-Ahead' organized by the Federation of Association of Indian Tourism and Hospitality (Faith) said that air travel was the most safe mode of transport during the Kovid-19 epidemic Has become the preferred option.
He said that 2.50 lakh people traveled on domestic flights on Friday. Prior to the epidemic, the average daily number of passengers on domestic flights was 3.70 to 3.75 lakh. In this way, the number of passengers of domestic flights has reached 65 percent of Kovid-19 East. He said that after the commencement of more business activities and opening of colleges etc., it will reach 80-90 percent or normal level in the next two to three months. He said that business travel will take time to become normal.
However, due to the PFR clause, visiting friends and relatives will increase the demand for aviation sector further. Regarding the commencement of scheduled international commercial flights, Kharola said, "International flights depend not just on us, but also on the other side." Need to stand up. He said that the situation in the aviation sector is normalizing. This will also help normalize the situation of the tourism industry.