The GoAir streamlines European countries like (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic and other countries.
The great pandemic
In the parallel world, as coronavirus continues to spread, GoAir has taken measures and cancelled its international operations till April 15. This comes after the Centre banned all passengers coming from a host of foreign countries and vice-versa.
Mainly focusing on the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden), European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), Turkey and the United Kingdom.
India has stopped giving any entry passes to the people from the places as mentioned above due to the celebrative corona that is spiking in every country. Clearly, they are prohibited from entering land/ait/seaport immigration checkpoints.
The GoAir in a press note also claimed that the aviation industry has been one of the most affected as governments have issued far-reaching travel advisories, special events have been postponed or called off. Further, customers have curtailed their individual travel plans and businesses have restricted the movement of their employees.
The GoAir leave policy
The airlines have long initiated a short-term rotational leave without pay program. This will not only help the company counter the short-term reduction in capacity, but will also ensure that a cross-section of its employees stays away from the workplace for a month.
In addition to addressing short term financial and network requirements, the airlines have urged the Centre to provide immediate support.
Tuesday’s on live count held 11,500 affected with the novel coronavirus, globally. At the end of 24 hours the number of confirmed cases rose above 179,000, the World Health Organisation said in its latest coronavirus situation report.
A total of 475 people died of the infection on Tuesday, raising the global death toll to 7426, the report stated.
Eight more countries — three in Africa, one in the Mediterranean Region, three in the Americas, and one in the Western Pacific Region – reported cases of the virus over the past day.
In the event of pandemic spread, the airlines across the world have taken drastic measures to handle this “extraordinary situation”.
On the billboard the flights have taken halt which has around 80 native pilots.
“… GoAir is forced to temporarily suspend all its international operations (Dammam, Kuwait, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bangkok, Phuket and Male) starting March 17 until April 15. No sooner the situation improves, GoAir will reinstate these flights and operate at the earliest opportunity,” the statement said.