Air India flights to and from the United Kingdom have been cancelled from April 24 to April 30, 2021, due to the restrictions imposed by the UK.
Recently, the UK government added India to its ‘red list’ of countries at high risk of importing Covid-19 variants of concern. It means that from 0400 on Friday, April 23, travel to England from India will be largely banned.
Air India said in an official tweet, “Passengers who were to travel between India and UK, may kindly note that in view of recent restrictions announced by the UK, flights from/to the UK stand cancelled from April 24 to 30, 2021. Further updates regarding rescheduling, refunds and waivers will be informed shortly.”
Flights on the Mumbai-London-Mumbai, Delhi-London-Delhi, Mumbai-London- Bengaluru and Bengaluru-London- Mumbai stand cancelled during the aforementioned period.
Later, in a new update, the airline announced that flights on April 23, also remain cancelled.
Air India tweeted:
The flag carrier of India stated that they are in the process to schedule once a week flight to the UK from Delhi and Mumbai, between April 24 and April 30, 2021, information regarding the same will also be updated on the airline’s website and social media channels.