Monday, October 19, 2020

Runway work: IndiGo cancels two services from Trichy

Trichy: With the re-carpeting work of the existing runway at Trichy international airport gaining pace, IndiGo Air will cancel one of its daily Chennai services and a bi-weekly Mumbai service from October 26 to November 30. Air India Express will reschedule its international rescue operations during the period.

Since re-carpeting work is nearing completion, airport authorities have decided to take up the work during day time. The work which was being carried out between 11 pm and 8 am will now be done from 10 am to 6 pm, officials said. IndiGo Air said that among the three Trichy-Chennai daily services, the afternoon service will be cancelled, while the morning service will be advanced. The afternoon Hyderabad service has been rescheduled to morning and the afternoon Mumbai bi-weekly service cancelled. Slight changes have also been made in the Bengaluru service.

All Air India Express international rescue services have been rescheduled to late night. The flights would depart from Trichy late in the evening to bring back stranded Tamils and arrive at night, sources said. The carrier has also cancelled Dubai-Trichy rescue operations during the period.

19/10/20 D Vincent Arockiaraj/Times of India

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