Pune airport to continue being shut for two weeks in November just after Diwali

In a current update, the Pune Airport will remain shut for 14 times in November for re-carpeting purposes. The airport will be shut down for travellers after Diwali. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will finalise the dates for re-carpeting operate of the runway. Throughout this time, no flight motion would be allowed.

According to an formal, the airport is at present waiting around for the Indian Air Drive to announce the dates as they are the kinds who handle the airport’s runway. The formal claimed that the re-carpeting desires to be concluded without the need of any even further delay.

Pune Airport was lately opened after remaining shut owing to the pandemic for a extended time. The airport received operational right after the quantity of COVID-19 instances arrived down from Oct 26 last calendar year while most of the flights were not operational and timings of the airport have been from 8 AM to 8 PM.

Evidently, the re-carpeting venture was intended to commence in September previous year and the authorities experienced made the decision to shut the airport from April 26 to May perhaps 9. Even so, the job obtained postponed owing to transportation of vaccines.

The officers advised TOI that while the transportation function is continue to on, the re-carpeting perform is necessary and needs to be completed. On the other hand, the news has apprehensive vacation agents and people who have already booked their tickets. They are probably to get most influenced by the airport’s announcement, taking into consideration its holiday getaway and festival period.