Washington [US]April 24 (ANI): US airline United has said it will resume flights from New Delhi to the United States from Sunday, April 25 after the company suspended travel citing the increase in COVID- 19 nationwide.
“United Airlines is scheduled to resume flights from Delhi to the United States beginning Sunday, April 25,” a United Airlines spokesman said in a statement.
The airline had temporarily suspended services in Delhi on April 22, citing restrictions related to COVID-19. The spokesman added that the reason for the suspension of flights is that the company is seeking clarity on the COVID-19 travel requirements in India.
“While seeking clarity on COVID-19’s travel requirements in India, we have temporarily suspended service to DEL on April 22 and canceled the corresponding return flights. We are working to provide alternative options to our customers. and we plan to resume scheduled service as soon as possible, ”the spokesman had said.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 4 health warning for travel to India due to COVID-19, which indicates a very high level of coronavirus infections in the country, reported this Wednesday the State Department of Consular Affairs of the United States Department of State. .
This comes after many governments suspended services or advised their citizens not to travel in the midst of the pandemic. (ANI)