Indigo Airlines has temporally suspended its Chandigarh-Dubai flight from December 14 to February 15, 2020, taking under consideration frequent disruptions due to weather during winters.
With this, solely the Sharjah flight of Air India express remains the only flight operating from the Chandigarh International airport. In September last year also, Indigo had discontinued the Dubai flight.
Last year, Air India express force out of the Bangkok sector because of poor occupancy and losses.
An official of Indigo aforementioned, “The call to discontinue the flight within the winters was taken on Nov 13. due to bad weather, the flight is either delayed or diverted to Delhi that leads to huge loses to the carrier.”
Chandigarh International airport limited (CHAIL) spokesperson prince Dildar said, “The Indigo Airlines has discontinued their Dubai flight from December 14 until February 15. we aren’t aware of the reason, however, we are providing all the facilities now. Moreover, there should be no problem for the airline as Air India’s Sharjah flight is operational.”
The Chandigarh airport handles nearly 32 industrial flights daily and is now left with only single international connectivity.