New Delhi: Canada’s largest carrier Air Canada’s has now resumed its services to India, after temporarily suspending operations on February 27.
The decision comes after the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday announced that “it will fully open for commercial operations from 6 pm (local time) on Friday (March 1).”
Flights to Delhi will resume tonight from both Toronto (AC 42 February 28) and Vancouver (AC 44 March 1, it leaves shortly after midnight local time). There are no flights to Mumbai scheduled for February 28.
“Our flexible re-booking policy for customers remains in place. Information will be updated on the official Air Canada website as it becomes available. We are working to move all customers from yesterday,” Canada’s flag carrier said in a statement.
As tensions between India and Pakistan escalated, Air Canada on Wednesday temporarily suspended service to India, reported ANI. According to PTI, Air Canada had cancelled one flight to India from Vancouver and another flight, which was on way to Delhi, had to turn back to Toronto, spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur reportedly said by email.