Runway repairs may delay flights from Mumbai, Delhi


Maintenance work will lead airlines to reschedule/ cancel flights during peak winter season. Photo: HT

MUMBAI: Several flights to and from Mumbai and Delhi airports are expected to be rescheduled or cancelled later this year, when runways at India’s busiest airports are scheduled to be closed for maintenance work.

More than 250 flights per day are expected to be affected at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), which sees about 46 arrivals and departures per hour, when both its runways will remain closed for six hours for maintenance work on 23 October and on every alternate day from 7 February and 30 March 2019.


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