Cyclone Tauktae Travel Advisory : Flight Operations in India Likely To Be Affected in India. Various Airlines in India has issued travel advisory.
Major Indian carriers, Vistara and IndiGo on Saturday issued a travel advisory and said that due to the cyclone Tauktae flight operations to and from many cities are likely to be affected till 17th May, 2021 in India.
“Due to the adverse weather conditions expected over the Arabian sea, flights to and from Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Goa, and Ahmedabad are likely to be impacted till May 17, 2021,” Vistara Airlines tweeted on twitter. Below is the tweet.
India’s top budget flight IndiGo issued an advisory and mentioned, “6ETravelAdvisory: Due to Cyclone Tauktae, flights to/from #Kannur are impacted. You may visit Plan B https://bit.ly/2PTGKWM to opt for alternate options or get a refund. You may check flight status here – http://bit.ly/2QCfBUK.”
Lakshadweep airport cancels flights
Airports Authority of India (AAI) has cancelled the flight operations at Lakshadweep’s Agatti airport considering the Tauktae Cyclone approaching the western coast of India, at least till 16 May, 2021. “The airport will be made operational as and when the cyclone passes the area,” it said in a statement. They also mentioned that the senior management of AAI is monitoring the situation at the other airports across the country and nothing adverse has been reported yet.
“In the view of Cyclone Tauktae, the AAI took stock of the preparedness of the coastal airports in Western and Southern regions through a Video Conference. To minimize any damage to the infrastructure, airports are advised to prepare as per the SOPs & guidelines.” AAI mentioned in a tweet. (Tweet below)
The cyclone is expect to have an impact on the areas of the country including the coast of Kerala, Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Goa, Gujarat, and Maharashtra. The IMD had also predicted that the cyclone would hit the Gujarat coast by May 18 morning.