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Coronavirus: IndiGo Suspends Flights To Chengdu, Hong Kong, Air India Stops Delhi-Shanghai Service

Air India Has Advised All Its Cockpit And Cabin Crew, Who Travel To South East Asian Cities, To Wear N95 Masks In The Light Of Coronovirus Outbreak.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 29 Jan 2020, 05:09:30 PM
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IndiGo will continue to operate its Kolkata-Guangzhou flight for now. (Photo Credit: Representational Image)

New Delhi:

IndiGo airlines said on Wednesday that due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, it has decided to suspend its flights on the Bengaluru-Hong Kong route from February 1 onward and on the Delhi-Chengdu route from February 1 to February 20. Meanwhile, Air India has also suspended its Delhi-Shanghai flight from January 31 to February 14. Air India has advised all its cockpit and cabin crew, who travel to South East Asian cities, to wear N95 masks in the light of coronovirus outbreak.

IndiGo said that for now, it will continue to operate the Kolkata-Guangzhou flight which it is "monitoring on a daily basis".

"Due to China travel restrictions, we have seen a high number of cancellations from China on our Delhi-Chengdu route and vice versa. Therefore, we are suspending our flights between Delhi and Chengdu from February 01, 2020 until February 20, 2020. We are also suspending our Bengaluru- Hong Kong flight effective February 01, 2020," the airline said in a statement.

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First Published : 29 Jan 2020, 03:38:36 PM

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