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Delhi: Over 900 flights from Delhi's IGIA airport likely to be cancelled or rescheduled ahead of Republic Day celebrations

New Delhi: Around 900 flights from the Indira Gandhi International (IGIA) airport in Delhi are expected to be either cancelled or re-scheduled from 18-26 January due to the Republic Day and its rehearsals, officials said.

According to airport sources, landing and take-off will not be allowed from 10.35 am. to 12.15 pm during 18-26 January.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

"A NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) has been issued regarding the operational restrictions from 18-26 January . The issuance of NOTAM for the period leading up to Republic Day is a routine process which happens every year," a source said.

"The international carriers will be requested to reschedule their flight operations. However, domestic flights will be cancelled due to capacity constraints."

Updated Date: Jan 07, 2018 12:14 PM

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