New Delhi, 13th January, 2023: Air India, India’s leading airline and a Star Alliance member, announced the cancellation of domestic flights across some routes by the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued by the Delhi Airport. Given the Republic Day preparations by the Indian Air Force, the airspace will be restricted for nearly three hours every day for one week in the run-up to the 74th Republic Day. Thus, Air India has taken appropriate measures to cancel and reschedule flights while minimizing disruptions.
For 2023, the NOTAM has been issued
for 19th -24th January and 26th January from 1030 to 1245 IST. To adhere to NOTAM, Air India will be cancelling all flights operating to and from Delhi across the 7-day period during the time range as mentioned above. This has been done without causing disruptions on other routes. Flights operating earlier or later than the prescribed time range will continue to work as usual.
As far as international operations are concerned, Air India will be realigning the same with either a one-hour delay or advancement. Due to this, ultra-long haul, long-haul and short-haul international operations from five stations, namely LHR (London), IAD (Dulles), EWR (Newark), KTM (Kathmandu) and BKK (Bangkok), will be impacted due to the advancement or delay by one hour. There are no cancellations of international operations during this period.
Domestic or international passengers arriving at/departing from IGI Airport, New Delhi, are requested to check their flight status to avoid any further inconvenience.