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

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

IANS January 07, 2018 09:39:13 IST
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.

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

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."

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