Coronavirus: Etihad suspends all flights to India

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The decision comes after India announced that it was barring all international flights from landing for a week.


Ashwani Kumar

Published: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 12:42 PM

Last updated: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 6:40 PM

Etihad Airways on Friday announced suspension of all flights to Indian sectors from March 22 to March 28.
Temporary suspension of services are to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad.
"Due to the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus and its continuing impact on air travel services globally, Etihad Airways continues to follow the UAE and international government and regulatory authority directives and has implemented a series of consolidated network changes. This is also being carried out for the safety and convenience of its customers and staff, and to minimise operational disruption during this period." the airline said in a statement.
Also, other services from Abu Dhabi have been adjusted.
All flights to Moscow suspended from today till end of April. Male service is reduced to daily from March 23 till end of April.
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) is reduced to one per week for this month and all flights suspended for next month. Also, services to Sri Lanka are reduced from twice-daily to daily from March 29 till end of April.

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