Photos: Domestic flights resume from Bengaluru airport; 74 flights cancelled on Day 1

First Published 25, May 2020, 6:50 PM

Bengaluru: With contactless procedures and heightened safety measures in place, Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) resumed flight operations from Monday (May 25). As on 5 pm IST on May 25, Bengaluru airport registered a total of 74 air traffic movements including 43 departures and 31 arrivals, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of Bengaluru airport, said in a press release. The first flight to depart from Bengaluru airport was Air Asia to Ranchi at 5.15 am and the first arrival was Indigo from Chennai at 7.35 am. A total of 74 flights were cancelled for the day. Bengaluru airport will continue to operate as per flight schedules, BIAL said. Here some of the pictures from inside the airport on Monday.

<p>“The innovative contactless procedures and the stringent operating procedures introduced to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission ensured all passengers had a seamless airport experience. Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of BLR Airport, will continue to work closely with various Government departments to ensure that air passengers adhere to the new Quarantine Policy,” BIAL said.</p>

“The innovative contactless procedures and the stringent operating procedures introduced to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission ensured all passengers had a seamless airport experience. Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of BLR Airport, will continue to work closely with various Government departments to ensure that air passengers adhere to the new Quarantine Policy,” BIAL said.

<p>A person is seen checking in at one of the counters at the Bengaluru airport on Monday (May 25)</p>

A person is seen checking in at one of the counters at the Bengaluru airport on Monday (May 25)

<p>This is the departure entrance at the Bengaluru airport</p>

This is the departure entrance at the Bengaluru airport

<p>A woman waits to proceed towards the security check area at the Bengaluru airport</p>

A woman waits to proceed towards the security check area at the Bengaluru airport

<p>This is at the arrival area at the Bengaluru airport</p>

This is at the arrival area at the Bengaluru airport

<p>A passenger who landed at the Bengaluru airport is being checked by the government health officials</p>

A passenger who landed at the Bengaluru airport is being checked by the government health officials

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