About ten days ago, I wrote about how I was not supportive of the fact that people had started to book air tickets at the moment. My opinion at that moment was that there was no surety if air travel will resume on April 15, 2020, so if people book flights and then they are cancelled, there will be no refunds but more money stuck in credit shells. If you remember, the Government of India had never assured flight operations from April 15, 2020, onwards in the first place.
Reminded me of how I would answer questions in exams, where I had no clue about that topic. pic.twitter.com/Fy5r2UVEEL
— SG (@shrinivassg) April 2, 2020
With the extension of the lockdown, the scenario has played out. Airlines have purportedly sold tickets without any guarantee of operations between April 15 and 30 2020, and now are hiding behind the credit shells and not offering their money back to the customers. Here is one instance.