Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Bharat Bandh: Airports, airlines' ops not impacted

 New Delhi: The Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations on Tuesday had no effect on the country's aviation sector, industry insiders said.

The farmers from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, who have been agitating over the bills, described them as "black laws" since November 26 at several borders of the national Capital, has called for the 'Bharat Bandh' on Tuesday.

Besides the bandh, there was also a call for no vehicular movement -- 'Chakka Jam' -- across the nation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

However, no impact was felt at airports across the country, with normal operations reported from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangaluru and other airports.

An Airports Authority of India Spokesperson said that operations were not effected at any of the airport across the country.

Operations at the Delhi airport ran smoothly with flights being operated on schedule.

Airlines also said that most of the flights operated on schedule.

"Operations are as per schedule," an Air India spokesperson told IANS adding that flights operated on time.

A private airline official added: "No impact has been seen on our operations as of now. Passenger traffic was not reported to have been impacted across any station."

Despite smooth operations, on their part, airlines had provisioned to waive rescheduling, no-show, who could not report for their flights amid traffic disruption caused due to the strike.

08/12/20 IANS/Daijiworld

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