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Covid19: DGCA asks int'l airlines to mull waiving ticket cancellation fees

The circular, dated March 12, has been addressed to all scheduled international airlines operating to/from India.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The closure of Pakistan arspace is another factor as it has pushed up operating costs for airlines
The closure of Pakistan arspace is another factor as it has pushed up operating costs for airlines

Aviation watchdog has asked international airlines to consider waiving ticket cancellation and reschedule charges or look at providing any other incentive, amid outbreak.

"In light of hardship faced by passengers, airlines may like to consider and take an appropriate call, accordingly," the (DGCA) said in a circular.

The circular, dated March 12, has been addressed to all scheduled international airlines operating to/from India.

"In the current scenario, it would be appropriate if airlines support their passenger in this tough time by waiving off cancellation/reschedule charges or by providing any other incentive," it said.

First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 14:30 IST
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