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80 flights cancelled at Delhi airport; airlines follow Covid-19 guidelines

The flight schedule had been made for all airports, including those in West Bengal, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, which have decided to defer or restrict flights for now

Indira Gandhi International Airport Authorities preparing airport during the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. Photo: Dalip Kumar.
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Indira Gandhi International Airport Authorities preparing airport during the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. Photo: Dalip Kumar.

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Arrival and departure of as many as 80 flights were cancelled at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport on Monday, the first day of phased resumption of domestic flights after a two-month suspension, officials said.

Earlier, the flight schedule had been done for all airports, including those in West Bengal (where flight operations will now start from May 28), Maharashtra (which has allowed only 25 takeoffs and 25 landings in a day) and Chennai (where incoming passenger flights are restricted to 25).

Domestic flight operations had been suspended soon after the imposition of the first nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread

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First Published: May 25 2020 | 1:37 PM IST

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