Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Domestic flights grounded till March 31 from midnight

Indore: Domestic flight operations to and from Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport have been cancelled from March 25 to 31 following an instruction issued by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday.
Airport director Aryama Sanyal said that the restriction, which will come into effect at 00.00hrs on March 25, has been enforced to prevent spread of coronavirus till further instructions.

“The restriction will apply for all scheduled flights while non-scheduled operations and cargo flights have been exempted from this restriction,” the director said. “This restriction will be in place till March 31 and all airlines operating flights to and from Indore have been informed about it to plan operations so as to land at their destination before 23.59hrs on March 24,” she added.

This comes two days after suspension of Air India’s Indore-Dubai international flight.

Airport officials said that most airlines have already curtailed operations in view of coronavirus threat.
24/03/20 Times of India
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