If you were thinking of flying into India or heading outside the country over the next few weeks, let’s forget it. India has formally announced that all flights outside the country will not be operative until at least April 14, 2020.
Hilton Hotels is the first off the mark, extending the status of all their active status holding members by one year, no questions asked. Additionally, points don’t expire through the end of 2020 as well amongst other moves.
With new orders for a lockdown issued in India, there won’t be any commercial flights taking off or landing between March 25 and April 14, 2020, for the moment.
IndiGo and Air India crew have seen some remarkably bad behaviour over the past days on account of the CoVid19 outbreak. False allegations all around for these remarkable people. Here is what the airlines have to say.
Boeing has decided to halt aircraft production activities at their aircraft manufacturing and delivery centres in the Seattle Area, including in Renton and Everett for a period of 14 days starting March 25, 2020.
All scheduled domestic airlines in India will be required to ground their scheduled commercial flights by tomorrow, March 24, 2020 23:59 Hours. No domestic flights are allowed from March 25, 2020, onwards for the moment.
Indian carriers have started to keep their aircraft on the ground rather than have them fly. Our analysis shows this could be a trickle that could become a flood in the days ahead.
The DGCA has notified airlines that they should keep one seat empty between two passengers on an aeroplane going forward.
Emirates has taken the decision to cancel flights across its network and ground all its aircraft from March 25, 2020 onwards. The grounding will last till the business environment for travel does not look up.
IndiGo, GoAir and Vistara are amending their networks or choosing to not operate flights on March 22, 2020, in view of the fact that people will self isolate on this day.
Are Air India Flights Getting Cancelled? Yes, they are. Even before the Government of India decided to close out our borders to aircraft arrivals, 67% of Air India’s international flights were already cancelled.