Thursday, March 19, 2020

GoAir suspends flights to few NE states for 28 days

Guwahati/Aizawl/Agartala: Budget carrier GoAir has suspended its operations for 28 days in some northeastern states in view of coronavirus scare and ensuing travel restrictions, officials said on Wednesday.

The airline has suspended operation for 28 days effective Thursday (March 19) on the Aizawl-Kolkata-Guwahati-Imphal route as a preventive measure, Mizoram government's principal consultant for civil aviation, Wing Commander J. Lalhmingliana, told the media in Aizawl.

"The proposed flight between Delhi and Aizawl, which was announced to be introduced by the GoAir authority from March 29, has been put off and would be re-scheduled once the situation is normal," the official said in Aizawl.

He said that the state government has not yet received any communication from the authorities of Air India and IndiGo, which also operate flights from Aizawl, about possible suspension of operations.

GoAir, which operates flights to Dammam, Kuwait, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bangkok, Phuket and Male, has suspended all its international operations from Tuesday till April 15.
18/03/20 IANS/Morung Express
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