All 41 passengers on an Air India flight from Delhi to Ludhiana on Wednesday were segregated as one of its passengers tested positive for the coronavirus.
All passengers are isolated
The flight was operated on May 25, when domestic flights resumed services after a two-month grounding due to an ongoing nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the infection.
Alliance Biman, a regional airline, is part of Air India.
An Air India spokesperson said, “A passenger traveling on the AI9I837 Delhi-Ludhiana flight on May 25 received a CVD positive on May 26. All the packs (passengers) of the aircraft are now in a separate condition,” an Air India spokesperson said. The plane had 36 passengers and five crew members.
He added that the airline is following all the policies of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Department of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
On Tuesday evening, Indigo reported that a passenger who had traveled from Chennai to Coimbatore on the evening of May 25 had tested positive for the Covid-19.