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Dubai CAA has suspended Air India Express flights till 2 Oct

Airline was found to have carried covid-19 infected passengers on board of its flight

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has suspended all operations of Air India Express—the no-frill subsidiary of national carrier Air India Ltd—to operate across all airports in the country till 2 October after the airline was found to have carried covid-19 infected passengers on board of its flight to the Gulf nation on 4 September.

According to a communication addressed to the airline’s regional manager of Gulf, Middle East and Africa region on 17 September, Dubai’s Civil Aviation Authority states that it is suspending the airline’s operation in Dubai for a fortnight starting 18 September as the air carrier violated laid down protocols by carrying covid-19 infected passenger for the second time.

Boarding a passenger with covid-19 positive test result for the second time, is contrary to and is in violation of the laid down procedures and/or protocols related to air travels to and from airports in the Emirate of Dubai, during the corona virus pandemic, the communication from Dubai’s aviation regulator said.

Therefore, all operations of Air India Express to Dubai Airports is temporarily suspended, for a duration of 15 days, effective from 00:01 hrs on Friday 18 September 2020 until 23:59 hrs of 2 October 2020, it said.

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