NOIDA, March 23 -- All domestic flight operations in the country will continue as usual, the ministry of civil aviation said on Sunday evening, minutes after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a press conference all international and domestic flights to and from Delhi would remain suspended as part of a lockdown in the National Capital to tackle the spread of Covid-19 . Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal was also there at the conference. Kejriwal listed the suspension of flights as one of the features of a lockdown that starts at 6am Monday.

However, soon after his announcement, the ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) released a statement saying "all domestic operations across airports in the country will continue as usual." ...