Don’t Begin Flights Till May 31: Tamil Nadu To Centre Over Virus Spurt

Flights are to resume from Monday, but Tamil Nadu has asked the civil aviation ministry to defer the move because of rising COVID-19 cases in Chennai.

New Delhi, May 22:

Tamil Nadu has asked the central government not to restart flights in the state until May 31 on account of a spurt in coronavirus cases.

Flights are to resume from Monday, but Tamil Nadu has asked the civil aviation ministry to defer the move because of rising COVID-19 cases in Chennai.

Flights will initially operate from metros, including Chennai.

Tamil Nadu said besides the virus worries, Chennai also does not have enough public transport because of the lockdown.

 

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