Kohima, May 17 (NE): Air India airlines took to Twitter on Sunday, May 17, 2020 to clarify a news on resumption of Air India flights circulating in whatsApp.
Air India informed that flight bookings are currently closed and will resume after receipt of directions from the Government of India.
According to the Nationwide Lockdown 4.0 guidelines which extended till May 31, 2020, all domestic and International air travel of passengers are prohibited as per the Government of India.
The Air India official Twitter handle tweets, “There is an internal Air India email being circulated on WhatsApp. The contents of this email has been misunderstood and misinterpreted in various media reports. Commencement of domestic/international flights is not in the purview of Air India”.
— Air India (@airindiain) May 17, 2020
The airlines also requested passengers to follow MoCA and Air India Twitter handles and respective websites for official announcement regarding resumption of flight operations, it added.