An Air India flight.

National carrier Air India opened bookings for its domestic flights from 12.30 pm on Friday.

The announcement came after days after Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that the domestic civil aviation operations will resume in a calibrated manner from May 25.

“To book login to http://airindia.in or contact authorised travel agents or visit our booking offices or call customer care,” Air India tweeted.

Other airlines have also announced resumption of bookings for domestic travel.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) also directed all air carriers to adhere to the lower and upper limits of fares prescribed by it during the period of COVID-19 pandemic.

Flights under 40 minutes will have a lower and upper limit of Rs 2,000 and Rs 6,000

Flights between 40 and 60 minutes will have a lower and upper fare limit of Rs 2,500 and Rs 7,500.

Flights between 60 and 90 minutes should be priced between Rs 3,000 and 9,000.

Flights between 90 and 120 minuteswill have a lower and upper fare limit of Rs 3,500 and Rs 10,000.

Flights between 120 and 150 minutes will have a lower and upper fare limit of Rs 4,500 and Rs 13,000.

Flights between 150 and 180 minutes.will have a lower and upper fare limit of Rs 5,500 and Rs 15,700, the regulator said.

Flights between 180 and 210 minutes will have a lower and upper limit of Rs 6,500 and Rs 18,600, it added.

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