State-owned carrier, Air India, which is working Vande Bharat flights to London, on Mon introduced the cancellation of its flight, AI-1711, for Dec 22, working from Ahmedabad to London.
The flight is scheduled to depart from Ahmedabad at 3pm. The choice got here in the event of the ban on flights imposed by the aviation regulator, Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA), on flights to/ from the united kingdom until Dec 31.
Well-placed sources confirmed that although the flight can be allowed to function until 11.59pm on Dec 22, the plane might be unable to return the following day and therefore, it has been cancelled. Sources additionally mentioned that an estimated 200 passengers had made bookings for the flight scheduled on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, an Air Republic of india flight from London is about to reach on the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Worldwide (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad on Tuesday at 10.10am. In response to sources, some 240 passengers are set to procure the flight.However, in the event of the latest decision, the precise variety of passengers arriving could also be less.
“In accordance with the DGCA guidelines, RT-PCR test of all the passengers will be done at the city airport and passengers will not be allowed to leave till the airport till their reports are out. Those found positive will be quarantined as per the guidelines of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,” said a source.
According to the DGCA circular, if a passenger is discovered positive, the price of remedy might be borne by the passenger.
Arrangements are being made to comprise passengers arriving from the united kingdom at the town airport itself.
Vande Bharat flights to London own been working twice a a period of 7 days with an estimated 200 passengers flying from Ahmedabad to London in every flight. Passengers who acquire the flight embody British Nationals, NRGs, and in addition individuals from Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, amongst other
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