Monday, October 30, 2017

AI, Jet Airways to cancel 2 flights each

Mohali: Airline carriers are curtailing flight operations to Delhi as one of the runways at the Delhi airport will be shut for three days from November 7.
Passengers flying from Chandigarh to Delhi from November 7 will have to make alternative arrangements for travel. Sources said repair work on runway 11/29 at the Delhi airport would affect flight operations, with some flights being cancelled or rescheduled.
Officials from Air India and Jet Airways said their two flights to Delhi would stand cancelled from November 7.
An Air India official at the airport said, “One of the three runways at the Delhi airport will remain closed for maintenance. Both Air India flights departing to Delhi at 7.25 am and 12.50 pm will be cancelled for three days.”
Jet Airways, which operates four flights to Delhi, is expected to cancel two flights.
“The official confirmation is yet to be received, but it is expected that two flights will be cancelled. The flight departing to Delhi at 9.35 am and 11 am will be cancelled for three days,” said an official from Jet Airways.
Varun Sangar from the IndiGo airlines said since only one runway was closed, IndiGo’s operations would not be affected. “Two runways are sufficient for the air traffic movement. All our flights will operate as per the schedule,” he said.
30/10/17 Tribune