NITN | @notintownlive | 26 Dec 2021, 12:05 am
Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: More than 2,600 flights were cancelled on Christmas Day as COVID-19 continued to wreak havoc on the airline services, according to global flight data.
Over 6,000 flights scheduled for Saturday were delayed, figures published by the flight-tracking website FlightAware showed.
Another 886 flights were cancelled for Sunday, 231 of them in the United States.
China Eastern accounted for the largest share of canceled flights, followed by Delta, Air China, and United Airlines, who have been grappling with staffing problems after many workers called in sick.
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Singapore/NITN: Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), announced that it will steadily resume flights to and from China buoyed by further relaxation of border restrictions imposed during the pandemic.
Indian carrier IndiGo has announced exclusive flights between Bengaluru to Kolhapur, and connecting flights via Bengaluru from Coimbatore to Kolhapur, effective Jan 13, 2023.
Qantas, the national airline of Australia, created history on Sep 14 when QF 67 took off from Sydney’s Kingsford International Airport to touch Bengaluru, the southern Indian city famously known as ‘The Silicon Valley of The East’, completing the non-stop flight in less than twelve hours.