Bengaluru Flights To Be Disrupted For 11 Days

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Till 28th Feb, flights from Bengaluru airport will be disrupted because of practice sessions for the Aero Show 2019. 

What Is It?

Kempegowda International Airport is all set to host the Aero Show 2019, so it will be shut for commercial flights for a few hours from 14th to 28th Feb. During these days, the airport is bound to face delays and cancellations of flights, but the authorities will be informing the passengers prior or proper compensation will be provided to ensure least inconvenience for the public.

Schedule

14 Feb – 17 Feb from 1.30PM – 4.30 PM
18 Feb & 19 Feb from 10 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM
20 Feb from 9 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM
21 Feb to 24 Feb from 10 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 7 PM

For more details, check out Kempegowda International Airport’s website

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Is Also Under Repairs

Due to maintenance activity at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, the airport will be cancelling some flights from Feb 7 to March 30. Two runways at the airport will be under repair so an airport representative has claimed that the airport will be shut from 11 AM to 5 PM on every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. Because of the six hour shut down of the Mumbai airport, it can be assumed that nearly 5000 flights (230 flights each day) will be cancelled by March end.

Mumbai airport

We’re expecting an increase of 30-80% on ticket fares and most of the flights to Delhi, Bengaluru and Goa will be affected. But the good news is that the airport will be fully functional on the day of Holi (March 21). 

In case of delayed morning flights, the airport will not allow take off or landing. In such a case, the flights will be delayed for another 6 hours and the ones landing will be diverted to nearby airports. Once the flights are cleared for takeoff and landing after the repair hours, priority will be given to International flights. 

Kritika Kukreja
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