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India-UK flights to restart from Jan 6, UK-India services from Jan 8: Puri

India had suspended all passenger flights connecting the two countries from December 23 to January 7 as a new variant of coronavirus emerged in the UK

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday from India to will resume from January 6, while services from that country to here would resume from January 8 onwards.

"Resumption of between India & UK: India to from 6 Jan 2021. to India from 8 Jan 2021. 30 will operate every week. 15 each by Indian & UK carriers," Puri said on Twitter.

"This schedule is valid till 23 Jan 2021. Further frequency will be determined after review," he added.

Earlier, Puri had announced on Friday that only 30 flights per week will operate between India and the UK when services resume from January 8 and that this arrangement will continue till January 23.

India had suspended all passenger flights connecting the two countries from December 23 to January 7 as a new variant of emerged in the UK.

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First Published: Sat, January 02 2021. 15:06 IST
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