Air India suspends flights between UK-India due to rising COVID-19 cases
Further updates regarding rescheduling, refunds and waivers will be informed later.
Amid rising COVID-19 cases, air line company Air India has announced that all flights between UK and India stand cancelled from 24 to 30 April, 2021. In a statement, Air India said, “Passengers who were to travel between India and UK may note that in view of recent restrictions announced by the UK, flights from or to the UK stand cancelled from April 24 to April 30.”
Further updates regarding rescheduling, refunds and waivers will be informed later, it added. It said, “Between April 24 to April 30, we are in the process to schedule once a week flight to the United Kingdom from Delhi and Mumbai.”
The information regarding the same will also be updated on the website of Air India and social media channels, they said.
Dear Sir/Ma'am, We will update you as soon as we get the information regarding the same. As of now due to restrictions imposed by UK Govt. flights to/from UK has been cancelled from 24th to 30th Apr'21. Information regarding waiver and rescheduling will be informed shortly.
— Air India (@airindiain) April 21, 2021
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