Centre allows serving pre-packed food in airlines; here are new flying rules you should know
First Published 28, Aug 2020, 4:28 PM
The central government has permitted the resumption of on-board service to serve pre-packed food on domestic and international flights.
The Centre has allowed the airlines to serve pre-packed snacks, meals and beverages to the passengers depending on travel time and hot meals on domestic and international flights
The government has asked airline companies to use disposable plates, cutlery and set-up plates, which will not be reused
Along with this, the crew will have to wear a new set of gloves for every meal and beverage service.
The government has asked the airlines to ensure that disposable earphones are used, or that clean and disinfected earphones are provided to passengers.
The government also asked the airlines to put the passengers who refuse to wear a facemask in the flight to the no-fly list
The SOP also mentions that airlines must clean and sanitize all touchpoints after every flight
Domestic flights were suspended from March 25 and international flights from March 23 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic