New Delhi: Mumbai’s international airport will only operate 19 flights, including 11 departures and eight arrivals, due to the uncertain weather conditions caused by cyclone Nisarga. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Flights From Dubai, Sharjah, Oman; More Domestic Flights From July 15 | Check Details
The flights will be operated by five airlines, including Air Asia India, Air India, IndiGo, GoAir, and SpiceJet. Also Read - Domestic Flights Latest News: Insurance For COVID-19 Hospitalisation, Vacant Next Seat | List of New Offers From Private Airlines
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The authority has also cautioned passengers about probable changes in the schedule of the flights due to the cyclone and urged them to check with their respective airlines before leaving for the airport.
IndiGo airlines had already cancelled 17 out of its 20 flights to and from Mumbai.
From March 25, when domestic flight operations resumed after a gap of two months, the Mumbai airport was handling only 50 flights — 25 arrivals and 25 departures.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Cyclone Nisarga is over the east-central Arabian Sea and further moved north-northeast direction. According to IMD, the cyclone is causing rainfall in Colaba, Santacruz in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and the neighbouring state of Goa.
(With ANI Inputs)