Janta Curfew : Flight Operations Normal in NE Airports
GUWAHATI: Flight operations in all the airports of North East has been normal during the ‘Janta Curfew’ today March 22, though there is a shortage of transport to and from the airports in view of the lockdown.
However, number of flights remain cancelled since yesterday flying in different sectors in the North East region due to operational reasons and for putting a brake to the spread of COVID 19.
“There is little short fall in transport as compared to normal days, but it is also being managed by different means,” Airport Authority of India (AAI) spokesperson Indra Mohan Kumar said.
He added that operations at Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Silchar, Jorhat and Tezpur airports, Shillong in Meghalaya, Lengpui in Mizoram, Imphal in Manipur, and Agartala in Tripura are normal.
In Agartala, except a Spicejet flight in Kolkata-Agartala-Kolkata sector, other flights are operation as per normal schedule.
The sole international flights in Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati operated by Druk Airlines from Paro and Singapore have been cancelled from March 21 to March 29.
Go Air flights in the Kolkata-Guwahati-Kolkata route, Aizawl-Guwahati, Delhi-Guwahati-Bagdogra routes have been cancelled from March 22 to 28.
Spicejet and Indigo have also cancelled a number of flights in the region for the time being.