In the wake of the prevailing circumstance in Bengaluru due to the Cauvery water issue, domestic airlines including national carrier Air India on Tuesday declared waiving off flight cancellation/ rescheduling charges for a number of their flights for a specified period.
Air India stated it would now not charge any fee for cancellation of a ticket or rescheduling of its flights to and from Bengaluru and Hubli upto September 16.
“As a result of disturbance, Air India waives applicable penalties of re-issuance, date alternate, no-show, cancellation & refund charges for travel from/to BLR & HBX for each dom & intl flts,on all tkts issued on/before Sept 13th ’16 for trvl on Sept 13th ’16,” Air India tweeted.
Private carriers Jet Airways and Vistara also stated they have got determined to waive off date and flight change fee due to the circumstance in the Karnatka capital.
“Due to the existing situation in BLR (Bangalore), we’re waving off date and flight change fee to & from BLR for travel on 13th & 14th Sep,” Vistara stated in a tweet.
Because of the current circumstance in Bengaluru, we will waive off penalties for date change & flight change on confirmed tickets to and from Bengaluru for September 12 and 13, Jet airways declared.
A day after being rocked through huge-scale violence, Bengaluru appeared to limp back to normalcy today with sporadic protests, while the Karnataka authorities determined to comply with the Supreme Court’s modified order to release 12,000 cusecs of water Tamil Nadu till September 20.
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