By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : May 25, 2020, 04:40
Duration : 01:45
Supreme Court: After June 6th, middle seats on international flights must be kept vacant
As the India resumes domestic flights amid 4th phase of nationwide lockdown all eyes now on the resumption of the International flights. Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri recently dropped the hint that the international flight operations may begun even before August. Reiterating the importance of the Covid-19 to contain the spread of Coronavirus, The Supreme Court said today that the Special international flights to repatriate Indians must have middle seats vacant commenting that it was "common sense" that social distancing is important as a precaution against coronavirus. Middle seat bookings on the Air India flights will be allowed only till June 6. The court also noted that the government should be more worried about the health of citizens rather than the health of commercial airlines.