In an unprecedented move, the Central Government has decided to put all domestic flights on hold from March 24 midnight amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The decision was taken in order to control the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country that has claimed the lives of eight people and infected more than 400.
To control the situation, the government has already suspended all the international flights in the country.
The airlines have been asked to plan operations so as to land at their destination before 23:59 hours on 24/3/2020. The restrictions, however, shall not apply to cargo flights.
The government is urging people to stay at their homes and avoid all “non-essential” travel.