Good news for summer travel: DGCA has approved operating 18843 flights per week


Were you planning your summer vacation and had confusion regarding the flight’s schedule? Don’t worry DGCA The directorate general of civil aviation) also known, the regulatory body of India’s civil aviation has given the approval of 18843 flights per week.
This means around 108 airports in India will operate, and you can practically reach any destination. The summer schedule usually begins around the last Sunday of March and ends around the last Sunday of October.
DGCA went on to Twitter to announce this news and stated that they had given the approval of 18,843 departures per week, and the finalised number of the airports is 108. New airports that are included in this list are Kurnool, Bareilly, Bilaspur and Rupasi.
It is pretty evident that the domestic and international flights have taken the hit because of the pandemic and were grounded for almost two months last year. The domestic flights started operating from 25th may onwards. They were only operating at 33 per cent, which now has increased to 80 per cent.
The approved flights for different airlines are 1243 flights of Air Asia, 8749 flights of IndiGo, 1683 flights of Air India, 2845 flights of spice Jet. This number was increased because of the pandemic and have also been decided based on the fact that the flights’ capacity is 80 per cent.


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