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Coronavirus: No domestic flights to operate from Tuesday midnight, announces Indian government

NITN | @notintownlive | 23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: No domestic flights to operate from Tuesday midnight, announces Indian government

New Delhi/NITN: In a bid to restrict the surge of COVID 19 in the country, the Indian government on Monday announced all domestic flights will stop operating in the country from Tuesday midnight.

It is yet another step taken by the government to check Coronavirus outbreak in the nation.

Cargo flights will remain operational, officials said.

"Domestic schedule commercial airlines shall cease operations from the mid night 23.59 IST hours on 24/3/2020. Restrictions shall not apply to solely cargo carrying flights," Indian government said in a tweet via Press Information Bureau page.

"Airlines have to plan operations so as to land at their destination before 2359 hours on 24/3/2020," read the statement.

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