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Covid-19: Air India suspends domestic, international flights till April 14

Dhanusha Gokulan (Principal Correspondent) Filed on March 27, 2020
Air India, domestic, international flights, Covid-19

The decision is in line with the Indian government's decision to extend its ban on international flights to April 14

Following the Indian government's decision to extend its ban on international flights to April 14, India's flag carrier Air India has announced it will suspend all its domestic and international flights.

A source at the airline told Khaleej Times, "As airports in India will remain closed till April 15, our operations had to be suspended as well."

The airline also took to Twitter on Thursday to announce, "In view of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, Operation of all Air India scheduled International and Domestic flights stand cancelled till 11.59 pm IST (10.29 pm UAE time) of April 14. Please stand by for updates."



Dhanusha Gokulan

Originally from India, Dhanusha Gokulan has been working as a journalist for over ten years. For Khaleej Times, she covers NRI affairs, civil aviation, and immigration issues among other things. She completed her BA in Journalism, Economics and English Literature from Mangalore University in 2008 and is currently pursuing her MA in Leadership and Innovation in Contemporary Media at the American University in Dubai. In her spare time, she dabbles with some singing/songwriting, loves food, and is mom to an over-enthusiastic Labrador retriever. Tweet at her @shootsprintrite.

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